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Asus Zenfone AR (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Adreno 530
6 GB / 32 GB
5.7 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
23 MP, 5488 x 4112 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Asus announced the launch of the Zenfone AR smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Asus Zenfone AR phone with 5.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Asus Zenfone AR comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1440 x 2560 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Asus Zenfone AR specifications

BrandAsus
NameZenfone AR
ModelZS571KL
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Asus Zenfone AR is about 6 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Asus phone are average (6.25 x 3.06 x 0.35 inches).

Weight6 oz
Dimensions6.25 x 3.06 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Asus Zenfone AR comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.35 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 2 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of Zenfone AR screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches Super AMOLED display of Asus Zenfone AR with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Asus Zenfone AR (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Zenfone AR is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Zenfone AR has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera23 MP, 5488 x 4112 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Asus Zenfone AR supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Zenfone AR comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Zenfone AR phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Zenfone AR isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Zenfone AR phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Asus phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Asus Zenfone AR phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Dual SIM, Quick Charge, ZenUI
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