Augmented Reality is the most talked about topic on the internet which is now available for smartphones. One of the phones using this fascinating technology is Asus ZenFone AR. Asus is one of the largest Hardware companies which manufactures Smartphones, Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, and Hybrid Devices besides Hardware Accessories. The company is well known for its Android phones which are powered by Intel and Qualcomm SoCs. Asus ZenFone AR was launched on 13 July 2017.
It runs on Android OS 7.0 the latest from android till now and comes with a 5.7-inch Screen which has a resolution of 2560×1440 and pixel density of 515 PPI and as everyone knows for AR or VR the quality mostly depends on the mobile screen so ASUS has made no compromise in this sector. The dimension is around 158.70 x 77.40 x 8.90 and weighs merely a 170.00 gm and is 8.95 mm thin. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass so you don’t have to worry about breaking the glass. Asus has chosen QUAD HD super AMOLED display for this one the same one which Samsung uses for its high-end range.
One of its kind Tango Enabled Smartphone
Asus ZenFone AR is the first smartphone which is Tango enabled as well as Daydream ready. Google has introduced Tango which enables Augmented Reality (AR) utilities and Gaming, whereas Daydream is Google’s Virtual Reality (VR) Programme. With the help of Tango, this Smartphone can support motion sensing and tracking and also the cameras can sense the depth of the area of an object.
Unbelievable Camera Experience
The Phone is equipped with Tri Camera System consisting of 3 Real Cams: a 23 MP Camera, a depth sensing Camera, and a motion tracking one. The front camera is of 8 MP camera. The Aperture is 2.0 which makes is quite good for low light clicks. If you are into gaming and want to experience those high-end crazy virtual reality world of mortal combat, call of duty then this is the thing you were waiting for all these years.
Asus ZenFone AR Technical Specs at a glance
- Operating System: Android 7.0
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
- GPU: Adreno 530
- CPU Speed: 35 GHz
- RAM: 6 GB & 8 GB
- External Storage (maximum): 2TB
- Storage: 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB, 256GB
There are no issues with connectivity as it supports 4g and has all other major features like Bluetooth, WI-Fi etc. the only back draw is it lacks the HDMI port though you can get the work done with an external cable. The battery is non-removable and has the capacity of 3300 mAh. You get the internal storage of 128 GB which is more than enough for any phone. And as it supports AR so it has all the important sensors along with some additional ones and with better stability and calibration. It is available in the black color right now across India and starts from Rs. 49,999/-. Since it is the world’s first phone which is Tango enabled and supports AR one can definitely try it out.