CES 2017: Asus ZenFone AR With 8GB RAM & Google Tango Unveiled

Taiwanese electronics company Asus has finally taken the wraps off a new phone under its ZenFone lineup — Asus ZenFone AR. This launch was pretty much anticipated ever since the company released the teaser for its pre-CES Zennovation event to be held in Las Vegas. Asus Zenfone AR, which is a second Google Tango-enabled phone, was confirmed by the company to debut at CES 2017.


Talking about the specifications of Asus ZenFone AR, it comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Powering the phone is a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip paired with Adreno 530 GPU for graphics processing. Some of the phones that are pack SD 821 processor under the hood are Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra, OnePlus 3T, and Google Pixel line.


Asus ZenFone AR supports up to 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage (depending on the region). The memory can also be expanded further by means of a microSD card support. The device also comes enabled with Google Daydream VR ecosystem. Moving on, Asus Zenfone AR features new five-magnet speakers, supporting DTS virtual surround sound and high-res audio.


For leveraging the power of Tango, Asus ZenFone AR houses a triple-camera module on the back, consisting a 23MP main camera alongside a motion-tracking and depth-sensing optics. On the front, it features an 8MP front-facing camera for capturing selfies. It is a Dual-SIM phone which runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. It is based on a 3300mAh battery, offering 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C port.

 Specifications of Asus ZenFone AR

Display5.7-inch Quad HD
Processor2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-Core
Internal storage32GB / 64GB / 128GB / 256GB
Camera23MP (Triple) Rear / 8MP Front
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
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