Asus ZenFone AR

Description

The Asus Zenfone AR is one of the first phones that are Google Tango-enabled. In Zenfone AR the camera system features one of the latest Sony IMX 318 sensors with a 23MP resolution, in addition to a motion tracking and depth sensing cameras. The Asus Zenfone AR is a sleek phone that does not look like the tanky Tango devices of before. It features a 5.7" Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) Super AMOLED display, with an impressive 79% screen-to-body ratio, which is a great fit for Daydream. Indeed, the phone is Daydream-ready as well. Under the hood, it runs on the Snapdragon 821, tweaked to deliver the specific performance required for Tango. On board is also 8GB of RAM.

This device is also known as Asus ZS571KL

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Display

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Size: 5.7 inches
Resolution: 2560 x 1440 pixels, 512 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 73.61 %
Features: Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Processor: Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 530
RAM: 6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 128GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 2000 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (7.0 Nougat), ASUS Zen UI Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 3300 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 23 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, Flash, HDR)
Dimensions: 6.25 x 3.06 x 0.35 inches (158.67 x 77.7 x 8.95 mm)
Weight: 6.00 oz (170.0 g)
Materials: Frame: Metal
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Dual SIM: Shared with microSD
SIM type: Nano SIM
HD Voice: Yes
VoLTE: Yes

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: DLNA, Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.2, EDR
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Other: NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

Officially announced: Jan 04, 2017
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Alternative variants

Asus ZenFone AR

International version

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Asus ZenFone AR

for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

Verizon

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