IFA 2014: Asus ZenWatch and MeMO Pad 7 hands-on

Asus had its IFA 2014 press conference today and unveiled the anticipated ZenWatch, the MeMO Pad 7 tablet, and the EeeBook X205 Intel Atom-powered netbook. We didn’t get to see a new ZenFone from the company.

Probably the most interesting item of the three is the ZenWatch, the company’s first attempt at a smartwatch and one made in collaboration with Google, using its Android Wear platform developed exclusively for the form factor.

The watch packs a 1.63″ 320 x 320px AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 400 chipset and a built in microphone. It opts for an interesting design that’s neither round nor square but has a 2.5D curved front that should make it feel more comfortable to wear and use.

Asus ZenWatch

The Asus MeMo Pad 7 is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom chipset with a quad-core 1.83GHz processor and 2GB of RAM. The display is a 7″ IPS unit of 1920 x 1200px. The tablet features a slick, metal design and weighs just 269g.

The tablet has a 5MP camera on the back and a 2MP front facer.

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The Asus MeMO Pad 7 has a premium build

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