Asus ZenFone AR (ZS571KL)

Full Phone Specifications

Asus Zenfone AR

Overview

Asus ZenFone AR made big news at the CES 2017 with all of its futuristic technology creating the buzz. The maker states that it is the world’s first Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready phone. Both the technologies are developed by Google. Tango is a new augmented reality (AR) technology whereas Daydream takes the virtual reality (VR) game a notch higher. Well, that’s not it; the phone also comes with top spec hardware including Snapdragon 821 processor, a whopping 8GB of RAM, 23MP camera.

Phone Display Phone Processor Phone Ram Phone Memory Phone Camera Phone Battery Phone Color
Display Processor Ram Storage Camera Battery Colours
5.7 Inch Super AMOLED Display (515 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Scratch-resistant glass Quad Core 2.35 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro 8GB 256GB internal expandable upto 2000GB Rear Camera: 23MP f/2.0
Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0
Non-Removable 3300 mAh Black

Design and Construction

Dimensions (Inches) 6.25 x 3.06 x 0.35
Weight 170 g
Construction materials Metal
Special protection None
Colour Options Black

Display

Screen Size 5.7 Inches
Screen to body ratio (%) 72.59%
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Screen Resolution 2k
Pixel Density 515 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware

System on Chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
CPU Quad-core 2x2.35 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo, 64-Bit
GPU Adreno 530
RAM 8 GB
Internal memory 256 GB
Usable memory MB
Expandable Memory Yes
Expandable Memory Upto 2000 GB
No. of SIMS 2
Sim 1 Type Nano SIM
Sim 2 Type Nano SIM

Primary Camera

Megapixels 23 MP
No of sensors 3
Aperture size 2.0
Image stabilization Optical
Autofocus type Phase Detection
Flash details Dual LED
Video Resolution 2160 x 3840
Video FPS 30

Front Camera

Megapixels 8 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.0

Software

OS Name Android
Os version Android v7.0 Nougat
UI ASUS ZenUI 3.0

Battery

Capacity 3300 mAh
Type Non-Removable
USB USB Type C
Replaceable No
Fast Charging Yes hours

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
USB USB Type C
NFC Yes

Multimedia

Music formats MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Video formats MP4, H.264

Network

GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
LTE (FDD) 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 850(band 5)
LTE (TDD) 2300(band 40)
VoLTE Yes
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Asus ZenFone AR (ZS571KL) Design

The Zenfones were losing marks on designs until the Zenfone 3 line-up happened. Even with the Zenfone AR, Asus has maintained the plan and the results are kickass. The phone looks all premium with its metallic unibody construction that is complemented by the burnished-leather rear surface. Even with a new TriCam system fitted onto the Zenfone AR, Asus managed to keep its dimensions pretty sleek.

The large 5.7inch SuperAMOLED display gets a WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The screen is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and a Bluelight Filter.

Asus ZenFone AR (ZS571KL) Hardware

The Asus Zenfone AR scores high in the performance department with the help of the gamut of premium hardware including the powerful 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC clocked at 2.35Ghz. Adreno 530 GPU takes care of the graphics duties. Asus has fitted the Zenfone AR with 8GB of RAM, 256GB of Internal storage, and a Hybrid SIM tray that supports microSD cards up to 2TB.

The Zenfone AR has a lot of stuff going into its camera department for the Tango augmented reality tech. The company calls it the TriCam system that is equipped with three cameras that execute three different duties. The Motion tracking camera lets the ZenFone AR track its location as it moves through space. Depth sensing camera with an infrared (IR) projector measures its distance from real-world objects and the third, 23MP camera, lets the user view virtual objects in an actual environment. The 23MP camera gets f/2.0 aperture, 6 P Largan lens, and laser auto-focus. At the front is an 8MP Camera with 85-degree wide- angle lens and f/2.0 aperture.

The 3300mAh non-removable battery comes with features as well. It supports BoostMaster Fast Charging that helps the phone to charge up to 60% battery capacity in 39 minutes. Other features include PowerDelivery 2.0 and Quick Charge 3.0.

Asus ZenFone AR (ZS571KL) Software

The Asus Zenfone AR is preinstalled with Android v7.0 Nougat fitted with the optimized Asus ZenUI 3.0.