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Close up with Asus' bubbly Zenwatch 2 (pictures)

Asus's value play, the Zenwatch 2, has a rounded square screen, two size options, and swappable straps.

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A more affordable smartwatch

Most smartwatches today opt for round faces, but not Asus. Its ZenWatch 2 sticks to that rounded rectangular style.

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Two sizes

You'll be able to choose from two sizes to fit your wrist.

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Swappable bands

Go sporty or refined with swappable bands.

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Big bezel

Asus could have shrunk that bezel.

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Band together

Gaze upon these rubber, leather and stainless-steel band options.

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You can also pick from gold, silver or gunmetal housing.

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Chain link

Try chain link for a little extra class.

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Inner power

The same quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor seen in most Android Wear watches shows up here as well.

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Crown

A traditional crown controls the watch functions.

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Making faces

Like other smartwatches, you can swap digital faces to suit your mood.

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All laid out

Personalize your style with a colorful band.

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What we really think

There's much more to know, so get all our impressions of the ZenWatch 2 here.

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