Asus has just launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Asus Zenfone AR at an event in New Delhi. The latest mobile comes with a price tag of Rs 49,999. It is the world’s first smartphone to fulfil the Google Project Tango for augmented reality and Google Daydream mobile virtual reality. The Asus Zenfone AR is available for purchase exclusively on Flipkart.
Flipkart is offering a discount of Rs 2,500 on Google Daydream View VR headset as an introductory offer with Asus Zenfone AR. Furthermore, the users can avail no cost EMI scheme for purchasing the smartphone.
Reliance Jio is also giving free 10GB of additional 4G data per month for the Asus Zenfone AR users over 10 recharges. The additional data benefits will be credited to users Jio plan with every recharge of Rs 309 or above for the first ten recharges until March 31, 2018.
To recall, the Asus Zenfone AR was first unveiled at CES this year. It is the second phone to come with Google Tango after the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The Phab 2 Pro is priced at Rs 24,990. It is the world’s first phone to have Google Tango, but it lacks the Google Daydream support.
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However, the Asus Zenfone AR brings both technologies together in one device. It offers seamless augmented reality experience. It is ideal for gaming, educational, and shopping purpose.
The Asus Zenfone AR is a VR ready device and it works flawlessly with Google Daydream VR headset. The handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor paired with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage. If features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 3300mAh battery. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS wrapped under Asus ZenUI 3.0.
Coming to the camera department, the Asus Zenfone AR incorporates three cameras- a 23MP primary camera, a depth-sensing camera, and a motion tracking camera. In addition, it also has an 8MP selfie shooter. For awesome audio experience, the device has a five-magnet speakers setup which is competent to provide high-resolution audio.
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Asus Zenfone AR is one of the most important smartphone offerings for the company this year. It will compete with the other high-end smartphones likes of Samsung Galaxy S8, Apple iPhone 7 Plus, and OnePlus 5.