Asus ZenFone AR

Announced:
Jan 4, 2017
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 3, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Display size:

5.7 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

512 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

73.61 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

23 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

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, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Wide Angle, Autofocus, Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.25 x 3.06 x 0.35 inches (158.67 x 77.7 x 8.95 mm)

Weight:

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials:

Frame: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Black

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 530

RAM:

6 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat), ASUS Zen UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 29

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

13.2 days (317 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

This device is also known as Asus ZS571KL

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Asus ZenFone AR

International version

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz

Asus ZenFone AR

for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Extremely high pixel density screen (512 ppi)

Cons

No Cons

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.

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