Asus has finally launched their much-awaited & exciting phone Zenfone AR in India, which was announced globally back in January and as the name says, it’s an augmented-reality (AR) technology phone that comes with both Tango AR and Daydream VR ready.
Zenfone AR, is an all metal body phone that features a 5.7-inch display, which is a Super AMOLED WQHD 2K display of resolution 2560 x 1440 for a great VR, Daydream experience and the five magnet speaker makes the Daydream VR apps, games, and videos more immersive and entertaining.
It comes with 8GB of RAM and has Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset (optimized for Tango), which is a Quad-Core Processor accompanied with Adreno 530 GPU. It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) and it also has the Vapor Cooling system to prevent the common issue of overheating, so that the user won’t face any heating problem while using the AR/VR features of the device.
On the front, it has a normal 8MP Camera of f/2.0 aperture but when it comes to the rear, the game changes as it has the Asus’s all new Tricam System which includes a main camera sensor and two more camera sensors for Motion Tracking and Depth Sensing. The Tricam System unit contains one main camera sensor 23 MP (Sony IMX318) of aperture f/2.0 with TriTech Autofocus, 4-axis OIS + EIS video stabilization, 3x optical zoom, IR Laser AF, PDAF, Dual LED Flash, Depth Sensing and Motion Tracking Sensors. It can record 4K videos @24fps, 1080p @60fps, 1080p @30fps from the rear camera and 1080p, 720p, 480p videos @30fps from the front camera.
For the Audio, it has dual microphones with noise cancellation for clear audio recording and a bottom facing mono speaker with 7.1 channel virtual DTS surround sound.
It is a Dual SIM Phone with VOLTE support and the device includes few sensors like Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Digital Compass, Barometer, Fingerprint, Ambient Light Sensor and more; it has a 3300 mAh Lithium-ion battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
Device Name – Zenfone AR
Model No – ZS571KL
Dimensions – 158.67 x 77.4 x 7.8 mm (6.24 x 3.04 x 0.30 in)
Weight – 175 gm
SIM Type – Nano, Nano/Micro SD
Water Resistance – No
Body Material – All Metal
Colors – Black
Type – Super Amoled WQHD 2K Touchscreen
Screen Size – 5.7 inch
Screen to Body Ratio – 79%
Resolution – 2560 x 1440, 515 ppi
Protection – Corning Gorilla Glass 4
OS – Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) [ZenUI 3.5]
RAM – 8 GB LPDDR4
Chipset – Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU – Quad-Core [2 × 2.35 GHz + 2 × 1.6 GHz]
GPU – Adreno 530
Internal– 128 GB
Expandable – Yes, up to 2TB via MicroSD
128 GB, 8 GB RAM
Rear – 23 MP, f/2.0 (Sony IMX318)
Features – IR Laser Auto Focus, PDAF, 4-axis OIS + EIS, 3x optical zoom, Dual LED Flash, Depth Sensing and Motion Tracking Sensors
Video – 4K (2160p@30fps), Full HD (1080p@30fps), Full HD (1080p@60fps)
Front – 8 MP, f/2.0
Features – OIS, Soft LED Flash
Video – 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps, 480p@30fps
Slow Motion – Yes, 1080p@120fps
3.5 mm Jack – Yes
Speaker – 5-Mono Speaker (Bottom facing), 7.1 channel virtual DTS surround sound
Wi-Fi – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band
Bluetooth – 4.2, A2DP
GPS – GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo
NFC – Yes
VoLTE – Yes
USB – USB 2.0, Type C
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Digital Compass, Barometer, Fingerprint, Hall-effect, Vibration Actuator, Ambient Light, Depth Sensing, Motion Tracking
Capacity – 3300 mAh Lithium-ion Battery
Fast Charging – Yes, Quick Charge 3.0
Type – Non-Removable
The Zenfone AR is priced for Rs.49,999/- in India, with an exclusive offer of Rs.2500/- off on Daydream View VR Headset on purchase along with ZenFone AR and up to 100 GB additional Data + Jio Prime Membership with every purchase of ZenFone AR.
Zenfone AR comes in a single color option i.e, Black and it will be exclusively available on Flipkart starting today onwards i.e, 13th of July.