As expected, Asus has launched its new smartphone with Daydream support in India dubbed as Asus Zenfone AR. The smartphone is launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 49,999. It comes with 8GB RAM.

Asus Zenfone ARThe smartphone has gone on sale on online retailer Flipkart. Asus Zenfone AR is Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready. Tango is a set of sensors and computer-vision software by Google that enables smartphone augmented reality. Daydream is Google’s platform for high-quality, mobile virtual reality and supports Daydream VR apps.

Asus Zenfone AR sports a 5.7 inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Display which is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by a 64 bit 2.3GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Processor with 6GB/8GB of RAM. For graphics, it comes with a Adreno 530 GPU.

Asus Zenfone AR comes with 23 Megapixel Sony IMX318 sensor rear camera with dual tone LED flash and OIS 2.0. For selfies, it comes with a 8 Megapixel wide angle Front camera. It comes in 32GB/64/125GB/256GB GB in-built storage options, which can be further expanded upto 128GB.

Its connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi Direct, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and USB Type-C. It packs a 3,300 mAh battery which comes with Quick Charge. It comes with a fingerprint sensor under its home button.

Asus Zenfone AR runs on Android 7 Nougat. It comes with Tango and Google Daydream support.

Asus Zenfone AR Key Specifications:

  • 5.7 inch QHD screen
  • 2.3GHz Quad core processor
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Adreno 530 GPU
  • 23 Megapixel rear camera with Dual LED Flash
  • 8 Megapixel front camera
  • 3,300 mAh battery
  • 32GB/64GB/128GB Internal storage options, can be expanded
  • Android 7 Nougat

Asus Zenfone AR price in India is Rs. 49,999. It comes in Charcoal Black color. It is available on online retailer Flipkart.

Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Head, System Business Group – ASUS India, said, “Our phones already assist us in our day-to-day lives, but we know they can do even more. With ZenFone AR, we desire to turn your physical world into a magical world by enabling it to perceive space and motion that goes beyond the boundaries of a touch screen. We’re excited to be a part of the augmented reality universe, which will soon be part of our lifestyle.”