Check out Verizon's cool video for the Asus ZenFone AR

Last night, we told you that Verizon had started accepting pre-orders for the one handset that handles both AR and VR capabilities. We're talking of course, about the Asus ZenFone AR. Big Red has posted a video showing off the phone and it starts by saying that "A world exists between what's real and what's imaginary." The video, which you can view by clicking it at the top of this story, shows a world where you can "play more," and make up imaginary worlds allowing you to "explore more."

In the video, we see a little girl with the ZenFone AR populating a make believe island with make believe raptors. And using apps provided by furniture provider Wayfair, the girl is setting up a make believe teepee with lamps. The Asus ZenFone AR is the world's first Tango enabled and Daydream ready handset. You could say that the device is powered by your imagination.

Qualified customers can order the ZenFone AR starting today for $0 down and pay $27 a month over 24 months. That works out to a retail price of $648. And yes, there is plenty to do with the handset. More than 35 Tango-compatible apps are available in the Google Play Store, and other companies are partnering with Google and Asus to provide more cool features for the phone. And for a limited time only, purchase the Asus ZenFone AR from Verizon and you'll score a $25 gift card.

Want to see a quick look at what AR and VR can do? Once again, we implore you to click on the video at the top of this story for a look-see.

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ZenFone AR
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP (Single camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
    6GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    ASUS Zen UI


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