After the revealed of Zenfone AR at Google I/O event, now Asus launch the world first Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR) smartphone that is both Google Tango-enabled & Daydream-ready in India on July 13, 2017. As per the report Asus rolled out invitation with date & tagline “Push The Boundaries Of Your Imagination” added “#DareToDream”
Processor & RAM
A smartphone packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Asus ZenFone AR got superior Hi-Res Audio & DTS Virtual Surround Sound with ultra-loud 5 magnet speaker for up to 40% better performance, ASUS SonicMaster 3.0, DTS Headphone:X for virtual 7.1 surround sound, & NXP Smart AMP technology delivers up to 4X sound volume.
Asus ZenFone AR drilled with 6GB RAM/8GB RAM variant (8GB RAM launch in India), 32GB/64GB/128GB/256GB/ internal storage variant plus you expand storage up to 2TB. Also, ASUS WebStorage: 5GB free for life & Google Drive: 100GB free space for 2 years.
Asus Zenfone AR has 5.7 inch WQHD (2560×1440) SuperAMOLED display with 79% screen-to-body ratio, Tru2life technology for high contrast and outdoor readable, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, & Bluelight filter for eye care. The display of Zenfone AR is Daydream ready which built for VR, so ultra-smooth graphics, & high-fidelity sensors that precisely track head movement, ZenFone AR immerses you in incredible new worlds that are so realistic, you feel as if you are actually there.
Now talk about the camera which has 3 rear camera, Company called this TriCam system for Tango. The 1st rear camera has hi-resolution 23MP, 2nd rear camera for Motion tracking & 3rd rear camera for Depth sensing. If we see how the camera work, so it’s like be human eye, we see objects & track them. Depth sensing camera provide IR (infrared) projector that measure the distance from real world objects. Also, the camera record 4K video.
Asus ZenFone AR camera feature is Fix Focus, Auto Focus, Asus PixelMaster 3.0 camera system, 0.03 second laser auto-focus, 32 second long exposure Close-up macro photography (5 cm), 4-axis, 4 stops Optical Image Stabilization for steady photos, 0.03 sec Ultrafast TriTech auto focus, Ultra-fast 0.03 sec TriTech Focus System : Phase Detection AF / 2nd gen Laser AF / Continuous AF, Color correction (RGB) sensor for the best white balance and natural-looking colors, RAW file support, Blue Glass IR Filter, Zero Shutter Lag, LED flash, & Dual-LED real tone flash.
It has 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture 85˚ wide-viewing angle. There is PixleMaster camera mode – Back Light (HDR), low light, manual (for DSLR-like camera detail settings), real time beautification, super resolution (for up to 4X resolution photos), night, depth of field, photo effect, selfie panorama, GIF animation, miniature, Time Rewind, Smart remove, all smiles, slow motion, time lapse, panorama, & selfie Mode.
Battery, Color, Dimension & Weight
Asus ZenFone AR get power from 3300mAh battery with BoostMaster fast charging : 60% battery capacity in 39 minutes (18W), PowerDelivery 2.0, & Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The smartphone weight is 170g & dimension is 6.24 x 3.05 x 0.18 inch ~ 0.35 inch. ZenFone AR deliver Leather like finish in Charcoal Black color & metal frame with diamond cut design. ZenFone AR run on Android 7.0 with Asus ZenUI 3.0.
Other feature is 4G LTE, Bluetooth v4.2 + A2DP + EDR, NFC, Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi direct, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/BDS, USB Type-C 2.0, dual SIM with dual standby, & 3.5mm audio jack. Zenfone ZR : accelerator, E-Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor, RGB sensor, IR sensor (Laser Focus), Fingerprint, & Barometer.