Asus announced today, during CES 2017, Zenfone AR as the first smartphone in the world enabled for Google platforms known as Tango and Daydream.
Tango is a software integrated with a set of sensors and computer vision from Google that allows smartphones to have augmented reality. Daydream is a Google platform for high-quality mobile virtual reality and supports Daydream VR apps.
“We are excited that the Tango technology has been integrated with Zenfone AR, making its resources available to more people,” said Johnny Lee, Director of Engineering at Tango.
Inside, the Zenfone AR comes equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 8 GB of RAM and Android 7.0 Nougat that offers features like multitasking and other improvements.
The model also features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED WQHD (2K) screen and five-element speaker, allowing VR experiences in Daydream apps, games and videos to become “more immersive and fun”.
The ASUS Zenfone AR still has no release date or price set for Brazil.