Asus Zenfone AR announced at CES 2017 and flagship smartphone is available on the Taiwanese market.
Asus Zenfone AR is a high-end flagship smartphone which is powered by a older Snapdragon processor but is also the first smartphone to be announced with 8GB of RAM. The smartphone was just launched in Taiwan and cost 24,990 Taiwan dollars which is about $825 USD.
Zenfone AR comes equipped with a 5.7-inch 2K Super AMOLED display and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It packs the power of Qualcomm’s older Snapdragon 821 chipset and comes in either 6GB or 8GB RAM options.
The Zenfone AR also comes in four storage variants, including a 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB variants. All storage variants supports expansion using a microSD card.
Customers can expect Android 7.0 Nougat and Zen UI right out the box, a 3300mAh battery which should keep the lights on all day, Quick Charge 3.0 plus it also supports Google Tango and Daydream VR.
The Asus Zenfone AR is the second smartphone in the world to offer full Google Tango support. The first phone was the Phab 2 Pro launched by Lenovo.
Asus Zenfone AR Camera
The high-end smartphone also comes with impressive cameras as well. There’s 23MP Sony IMX318 camera sensor (TriCam) on the back of the device, accompanied by features such as a f/2.0 aperture, 6P Largan Lens, 4 axis OIS(Optical Image Stabilization) and Laser Autofocus with dual tone LED. The phone features an 8MP front shooter ideally for selfies and video calling.
It features a TriCam technology, which simply means there are three (3) camera lens on the back. This technology allows for AR/VR features such as motion tracking, room mapping and more.
Other specifications of the phone includes a fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, 4G VoLTE and a USB Type-C charging port.
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