Asus ZenFone AR With 8GB RAM Unveiled at CES 2017; ZenFone 3 Zoom Camera Smartphone Also Showcased
Asus launched the smartphone Zenfone AR with 8 GB of RAM as well as Google’s augmented reality program support and virtual reality software DayDream Tango during CES 2017 technology news with society Asus Zenfone AR unveiled the smartphone Zenfone 3 zoom with a 5000 mAh battery in the event.
The new Asus Zenfone smartphone with AR AR + VR functionality, which was replaced by Qualcomm in recent days, come in several versions; Asus has confirmed at least one version with 6 GB of RAM.
Asus Zenfone AR, like the other Tango device – the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – is designed around the camera’s vision with a camera and sensor configuration that provides motion tracking, a depth perception and Learning zone.
Unlike other Zenfone smartphones, Asus Zenfone AR has a fingerprint scanner on the front built-in button on the start button. It has a Super AMOLED QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) 5.7-inch screen that is likely to play an important role in virtual reality. The company added that the Asus Zenfone AR exceeds 79% screen-body ratio.
Under the hood, Asus Zenfone AR uses the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor that the company claims to have been customized for Tango.
With Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 announcing the new SoC, the choice of the Snapdragon 821 processor for the smartphone enabled Zenfone AR Tango and Daydream seems outdated.
Asus at the event confirmed that the company will have an exclusive Asus ZenUI VR 360 degree operator in PhotoCollage, Gallery and ZenCircle applications.
The Taiwanese company also confirmed that the Asus Zenfone AR has a cooling system to prevent overheating of the steam.
The Asus Zenfone AR camera supports a Sony IMX318 23-megapixel camera with TriTech + autofocus system, dual PDAF, second generation Laser Focus and continuous AF.
The rear camera supports the OIS 4-axis (optical image stabilizer) and the 3-axis EIS (electronic image stabilization) for video recording in parallel to the 4K video storage media.
The company opted for a camera in front of the camera 8 megapixels with a f / 2.0 and a large lens angle of 85 degrees.
The Asus Zenfone AR, based on the 7.0 nougat Android, will be available in the second quarter of 2017, with the company announcing the price near the introduction in the market.
Asus has not yet revealed all the specs details for Zenfone AR. Other specifications include specified up to 256 GB of integrated memory expandable by microSD card (up to 128 GB) in a dual-SIM hybrid configuration (Micro Nano +); One 3300mAh battery; C-port type Connectivity USB 2.0 and Bluetooth v4.2 and WiFi 802.11ac.
Asus Zenfone Zoom 3, by contrast, is considered a smartphone “the thinnest and lightest” with a 5000mAh battery, which is a device sound element. It is only 7.9 mm thick, weighing 170 grams.
Like previous Zenfone zoom models, the Asus Zenfone Zoom 3 works like a power bank can charge other smart phones.