Asus Zenfone AR with 5.7-inch Quad HD display, Tango, and Daydream support: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More
This article is about Asus Zenfone AR. ASUSTek Computer Inc., famously known to us as ASUS is a TAIWANESE multinational computer hardware company. We generally remember this brand because of the laptops or PC’s present in the market. But ASUS is also into mobile manufacturing field. ASUS ZENFONE AR (ZS571KL) will be the first of its kind in the market because it comes with some features which were not brought all together into a mobile piece by any company till now. Actually, it was announced that this will be the first phone which will hit the market with 8gb ram but before its release ONE PLUS 5 came into the market with 8gb ram. So technically, this phone is the second phone releasing with 8gb ram and it is going to be used efficiently because of the features which are going blow our minds.
HIGHLIGHTS of Asus Zenphone AR:
- This phone is the world’s first GOOGLE TANGO(AR) enabled and DAYDREAM(VR) ready phone. TANGO is a new exciting feature which is, augmented reality (AR) which enables the phone to see the surroundings and the world like the human eyes. It also allows us to build something which is not really present in the real world hence the name augmented reality.
- At CES 2017, they said #DaretoDream with ASUS ZENFONE AR, well actually they meant it. It supports DAYDREAM which will give us the immense pleasure of the virtual reality.
- It supports TriCam system which means it has 3 cameras at rear each having their owned functionality which is clearly explained in the later part.
- This phone is full of highlights only so we will see in depth about the specifications.
- Available at Flipkart @ 49,999/-
FEATURES OF ASUS ZENFONE AR:
DESIGN AND DISPLAY:
- It comes with SUPER AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with the support of 16M colors.
- Comes with a huge size of 5.7 inches QUAD-HD display with an impressive resolution of 1440 X 2560 pixels.
- Supports multi-touch, that too up to 10 fingers. It is cornered and protected with gorilla glass 4.
- It has an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 79% which is good for great VR experience. The phone slim in shape with a central home button with 2 capacitive touchscreens for back and array functions.
- The speaker is given at the bottom beside the USB type-C charger pin with a 3.5mm audio jack beside it.
CPU AND MEMORY:
- This phone is extremely power engineered for AR and VR especially done for TANGO support which is given by the mighty SNAPDRAGON 821 processor. It has quad-core processors running at 2.4Ghz. The processor is optimized in such a manner that it can manage both Google tango and daydream efficiently.
- The internal memory of this phone is of different variations like 64gb, 128gb, 256gb. The RAM also comes for 2 options that are 6gb or 8gb. The external memory supports till 256gb through the MicroSD card slot.
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CONNECTIVITY AND SENSORS:
- Supports all the Indian standards of networks like GSM/HSPA/LTE. It supports wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, wi-fi direct, hotspot. It also supports Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE. Also supports GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS. It also supports Fm radio.
- It has sensors like fingerprint front mounted, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass.
SIM AND OS:
- Powered by Android 7.0 (NOUGAT) with dual nano-sim. It also supports dual standby mode.
- It has a massive 23MP rear camera with the 8MP front camera. It works on TRICAM system. So basically it has 3 cameras at the back side. 1st camera has 23 MP, the second one is for Motion tracking and the final one is for depth sensing. All this acts as the main parts for the googles TANGO AR. All these 3 together can build a 3D model and it can also track its motion. The depth sensing sensor helps in finding the distance between objects in real world.
- So basically with the use TANGO AR and all these 3 cameras, one can build an object and place it in a place and check whether it fits as per your requirements or not.
- You can actually see an object in a particular place of your house without buying it like a sofa, table etc. That is something amazing and it is only possible due to the TANGO.
BATTERY AND OTHER FEATURES:
- Asus Zenphone AR has a non-removable Li-Ion battery of power 3300mAh. The other features of the phone are SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM. It has a google drive storage of 100gb. It supports fast charging ( 60% in 39mins) through 3.0 port. Reverse charging is also available.
- It comes with the inbuilt MP4/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAAC player, photo editor, video editor, Document viewer.
With all new features, this phone is a beast. This is the world’s first phone which is going to support Google’s TANGO and DAYDREAM in the same piece. The high-resolution camera which helps the AR to work to the fullest. It is available in INDIA from JULY 13th 2017 with a price tag 49,999/-. As said earlier this phone has many features and it is first of its own kind.