Asus launched Zenfone AR: The world’s first Tango enabled and Daydream-ready phone


Asus launched the Zenfone AR at CES 2017, the Zenfone AR is the world’s first Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready smartphone. Both Daydream and Tango requires powerful hardware to run and trust us, it got power. Asus Zenfone AR is also the first smartphone ever to feature the  8GB RAM option combining this with Daydream ready processor turns it into a complete beast. It is so powerful that Asus had to use a vapor cooling system to help prevent the phone from overheating.

Unlike the Phab 2 Pro, the Zenfone AR feels like a really well built final product which is practical to use. Asus Zenfone AR features a full metal frame and leather back design. That makes the phone feel premium and also comfortable to hold in hand. The Zenfone AR is powered by Snapdragon 821 processor and features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD display. check out the detailed specifications below,

Display 5.7 inches 1440 x 2560 pixels (~515 ppi pixel density)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
Camera 23 MP, f/2.0, OIS (4-axis), 3x optical zoom, front: 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
CPU Quad-core (2×2.35 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 530


32/64/128/256 GB, Expandable via microSD slot

6 / 8GB RAM

Connectivity LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth V 4.2, A-GPS,v2.0 Type-C
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes

There is no official statement on the price and availability of the device, it is expected to launch in the second quarter of this year. Stay tuned for the more news from CES 2017.

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