Asus today launched its first smartphone that is both Project Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready. The smartphone was first unveiled at CES 2017, and now has finally made its way to India. The Zenfone AR is priced at Rs 49,999, and is now exclusively available via Flipkart. Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days saleAlso Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days sale begins: Pixel 4a, Realme X7, Samsung Galaxy F62, more on discount
Flipkart in partnership with Asus is providing different offers on buying the Zenfone AR. As a part of the introductory offer, Flipkart will offer customers Rs 2,500 off on the purchase of Google Daydream VR headset. However, this offer will only be valid if customers choose to buy the Daydream VR with the Asus Zenfone AR smartphone. Customers can also opt for nine months of no-cost EMI to buy the smartphone. Apart from this, Reliance Jio customers buying the Zenfone AR will get additional 100GB of free data and Jio Prime membership. Here, Jio users can either avail the offer by buying a 10GB data voucher per recharge, or recharging with Rs 309 or above for a maximum of 10 recharge till March 2018. Also Read - Asus ROG Zephyrus, TUF series laptops refreshed for 2021: Price, specifications and more
Asus Zenfone AR specifications, features
The Zenfone AR comes with a 5.7-inch wide quad HD Super AMOLED (2560 1440p pixels) display. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC. The company, however, said that the SoC has been optimized keeping in mind the Tango AR and Daydream VR aspects of the smartphone.
On the photography front, the smartphone comes with a TriCam system sporting a 23-megapixel camera along with motion-tracking and depth sensing technology. There is a dual-tone LED flash at the back. The camera is capable of recording 4K ultra HD videos @30fps, and also supports RAW files. Up front, there is an 8-megapixel camera along with screen flash. ALSO READ: Asus ZenFone AR hands-on and first impressions: Future of augmented reality seems bright
Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,300mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and BoostMaster Fast Charging, which is claimed to take the power up to 60 percent in 39 minutes of charge. Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2 and USB-C. On the software front, it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat wrapped under ASUS ZenUI 3.0.