Nowadays, most of the smartphone companies are being busy to get the new Android update or in trying to make more efficient handsets, specifically with longer battery lives. Hence, now Google has revealed a new statement about its VR and AR plans, in their I/O conference. Moreover, Google has confirmed that the Asus ZenFone AR is to be made available in this summer.
The Asus ZenFone AR is one of the device that would feature Google Tango and Daydream technology. Tango is Google’s platform for indoor mapping and Daydream is the Asus’s advanced virtual reality system.
Google’s Tango would provide an immersive and integrated AR experience; with which we can easily see our surroundings on our phones, in real-time. Besides, we can even, track motion and measure distances between two objects.
Further, it is one the technologies that is offered by Google, to use in the classrooms. Today the search giant stated that over two million students had taken virtual field trips, through their Expeditions, using cardboard. And hence, the big response may be the main reason for it to introduce the Tango, with which AR lessons for schools will be possible.
Back in January, Asus held an event to announce its Asus ZenFone AR which is scheduled at Consumer Electronics Show CES 2017. Yet, until now, we have heard nothing about its release date. But regarding the specs, the phone features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD resolution.
What’s more! It will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset. And there is a 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage, which is enough to store our data. The phone would run on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. On the whole, powering this amazing device is a 3,300 mAh battery.
Apart from the news that the Asus ZenFone AR would ready to burst out in this summer, we have not got any information regarding its price fair yet.