Taiwan-based technology company Asus at CES 2017 this year announced the Zenfone AR smartphone, which is the world’s first smartphone with 8 GB RAM. Finally, the wait is over. The technology giant started shipping the flagship device this week, and the smartphone is already available in Taiwan for $825.
The 8Gb Zenfone AR sports Tango-enabled and Day-Dream-ready features, a virtual reality platform first introduced by Google before this Asus’s new smartphone.
Tango works as a physical analysis of the user’s surroundings, like analyzing the room’s dimensions, presence of other people, etc. It is built with some sensors and computer vision software to track motions, indoor navigation, AR utilities, and uses for AR gaming.
The smartphone features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor 5.7-inch WQHD Super AMOLED display. The Camera quality features the 23 MP Sony IMX 318 sensor with OIS, 4K video recording support, and dual-LED flash. The front camera is 8MP with f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED real tone flash. Asus Zenfone AR runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and powered by a 3,300 mAh battery.
The smartphone comes in four internal storage variations – 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB at $825 USD (53,073/- INR).
So far, there is no official confirmation of when it will be launched in India.