Asus Unveils Zenfone AR, The first Smartphone With 8GB Ram... there is more

Today at CES (The largest tech show on earth 2017) Asus announced two new smartphones, both of which have been in the rumors quite a lot lately. We're talking about the Zenfone AR and Zenfone 3 Zoom.

Asus Zenfone AR is a phone that is trying to drag us into the future, it is the first smartphone capable of both VR and AR, it's also only the second-ever Tango-compatible Android handset. It has a large camera module that looks like something from Nokia's now-gone Lumia smartphone series.

The Asus Zenfone AR is a sleek, 5.7" device with all the regular features of your modern-day smartphone: a high-res Quad HD display, a fingerprint scanner, and it's powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 chipset aided by a whopping 8GB of RAM - This makes the Zenfone AR one of the first phones with 8 gigs of RAM on board, but it is really the augmented reality that is the king here.

The main snapper is a 23 MP unit using Sony's IMX318 sensor, with OIS, EIS, and 4K video recording. Thanks to Google's Tango requirements, on the back there's also a motion tracking camera and a fisheye depth-sensing camera.

The Asus Zenfone AR release date is set for the second quarter of 2017

Source: Asus

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  1. Quite impressive and monstrous. Gaming on it will be Wow!
    Prof, what's the usefulness of AR? I know there're search engines to provide answer but, i dont want to rely on search engine(s). I know what VR does.

  2. Wow! This device is loaded! 8GB of RAM? Mehn! I can't wait to hold this beauty in my hand.

  3. Nawa o. Infinix n tecno still d do us wayo wit 1gb ram fones.. Naija needs deliverance

  4. Infinix and tecno are cheating us in Nigeria with dubious phone specs

  5. We will have 10gig Ram in this 2017

  6. ok oooo naa u go tire

  7. Nice phone but is time, Asus has to set up their game just like other people in market following the Launch of
    first Nokia Android smartphone Nokia 6 in China
    , it will be very difficult for them because I know Nokia has come to stay.

  8. mehn 8gig.... dis device's gonna be super fast... i sight you oga yomi


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