Asus could launch a non-Android Wear smartwatch to extend battery life in near future

Asus could launch a non-Android Wear smartwatch to extend battery life in near future

According to a report by FocusTaiwan, Asus is working on a non-Android Wear smartwatch to extend its battery life in near future.

Asus has already launched the ZenWatch android wear smartwatch and now it’s planning to for another watch but this one will be a non-android wear smartwatch so that it will extend the battery life of the smartwatch.

CEO Jerry Shen said Asus could turn to a second mobile operating system for a future smartwatches in order to achieve longer battery life, leaving behind the Android Wear system used on its current ZenWatch,” said the report.

It is also expected that the non-Android Wear smartwatch will run on MediaTek’s which still under-development system-on-chip.

According to the company, using the new chipset and another mobile operating system that will help increase the battery life on the watch for up-to seven days, as it provides typically one-day battery life for the moment.

The company has also plans to launch ZenWatch sequel that will run Android Wear and will most likely be launched in the third quarter of 2015.