As promised, Asus launched the company’s latest smartphone, Asus Zenfone AR in India. The mobile supports both Google’s Daydream VR platform and Tango AR platform and it is the first smartphone in the world with 8 GB RAM support. Besides that, the gadget comes with a new “immersive” five-magnet speaker which will support DTS virtual surround sound and High-Res Audio. Let us have a detailed look at its specifications.
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Asus Zenfone AR (ZS571KL) Specifications
The smartphone sports a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display at a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
It is powered by 2.3GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 821 processor with Adreno 530 GPU and runs on Zen UI 3.0 which is based on Android 7.0 (Nougat) out of the box.
The device comes with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage that can be expanded to 2 TB using the microSD card.
It has 23-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX318 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P Largan lens, 4-axis OIS, 3-axis EIS, Laser AF and 8-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 85-degree wide-viewing angle.
Connectivity and Sensors
The mobile is equipped with fingerprint sensor on board to provide an extra layer of security besides supporting 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac5 GHz 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C and Hybrid dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD) connectivity features.
Battery and Dimensions
The smartphone packs a 3300 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 charging technology and weighs 170 grams with 158.67 x 77.7 x 4.6 ~ 8.95 mm size measurements.
Price and availability
Zenfone AR will be available in Black color with leather back at a price of Rs 49,999 via Flipkart exclusively. The sale is backed by a few offers on the e-commerce site.
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