Not so long ago in the Network appeared information about the fact that ASUS is preparing to release a smartphone with the technology of Google Tango. On passing these days in Las Vegas CES 2017, the company officially introduced the ZenFone AR model, which is the first in the industry equipped with 8 GB of RAM.
ZenFone AR based on the Snapdragon processor 821 and supports two technologies – Google Tango and the platform of virtual reality to Daydream. Tango includes a set of sensors and computer vision from Google that allows you to interact with the augmented reality, including games, apps and navigation in space.
Thus, the owners of the smartphone ASUS can use both possibilities of augmented and virtual reality. All additional sensors and cameras required for the implementation of the technology Tango placed on a very compact area, so ZenFone AR practically does not differ from usual smartphones.
In addition to the 8 GB of RAM ASUS ZenFone AR received 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels, flash-memory in volume of 32, 64, 128 or 256 GB, a slot for memory cards MicroSD and battery capacity of 3300 mAh battery with support for fast charging Quick Charge 3.0. 8 GB of RAM equipped with a top specification, the younger RAM is 6 GB.
ZenFone AR supports two SIM cards, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, NFC and Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, available USB port-C. the dimensions of the device are 158,67х77,7×4,6 ~ 8,95 at a mass of 170 g. the smartphone Runs under the Android operating system 7.0 Nougat with a proprietary shell Zen UI 3.0.
ASUS ZenFone AR goes on sale in the second quarter of this year. The cost of the smartphone is not yet announced.