Asus has announced Zenfone 3 Zoom which packs dual camera setup to give you DSLR like photographic experience, company has announced another smartphone which comes with some cool and nice features. At CES company has announced Asus Zenfone AR which takes you to the argument reality world, it supports Tango, the Google’s AR Project, which makes this smartphone second in the world to support Tango just after Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, and it is the first smartphone in the world to support Daydream, Google’s VR functionality built into Android Nougat along side tango.
You can either enjoy augmented reality or virtual reality, whatever your mood is, but unfortunately, you can’t enjoy both at the same time, as Daydream apps will only work when device is in DayDream VR Headset, and Tango apps will only work when you are in Tango mode.
When it comes to specs, Asus Zenfone AR flaunts a 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, under the hood it is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset which is supported by whopping 8GB of RAM, yes this much of RAM which makes its world’s first smartphone to comes with 8GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be further expandable via micro SD card.
When it comes to the photographic front, it features 23 MP rear snapper using Sony’s IMX318 sensor, along with dual LED flash OIS, EIS, and 4K video recording, all thanks to Google Tango, there is a motion tracking camera and a fisheye depth-sensing camera at back as well.
There is an 8Mp front facing camera as well, for connectivity, it supports GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LTE, and USB Type-C port with OTG support, it houses a 3000 mAh battery and when it comes to software front, it runs on Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) wrapped under companies own ZenUI 3.0.
This device will be available in second quarter of this year, means in April, May or could be June, and we will know about rest of the specs and price as we move closer to launch.