Asus Zenfone AR starts receiving pre-orders in the US


Asus had unveiled two new devices in the CES in January month with Zenfone  3 Zoom and Zenfone AR. The Zenfone 3 Zoom is already available in the market but people were eagerly waiting for the next device, i.e. Asus Zenfone AR to hit the market. Well, the wait is about to be over as Verizon has started receiving pre-orders for the same, Asus Zenfone AR. The device has been listed on the Verizon’s official site without any announcement which is quite surprising.

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Asus Zenfone AR is world’s first smartphone allowing users to experience both augmented reality and virtual reality within same device. Well, the phone is finally up for pre-orders and you can book yours now if you live in the US. At presently, Asus has made this device exclusively available on Verizon which is priced at $648.

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Talking about its specifications, the Asus Zenfone AR is packed with a bunch of extraordinary features to explore a whole new web world with new virtual world from AR. The phone sports a 5.7 Inch Quad HD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display for a complete entertainment through Augmented Reality. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor with 6 GB RAM. It also offers 128GB of Internal Storage capacity with an expansion option upto 256GB by using a microSD card as it is one of the high end smartphones from the company.

You can njoy a whole library of virtual reality games and experiences with Google Daydream View. Capturing photos with 23 Megapixel camera is quite look like a professional DSLR camera. It has an 8 Megapixel of front facing camera also available for taking the selfies and video calls. You can even record quality videos with 4K resolution through this camera. The phone is backed up by a 3,300 mAh of battery capacity.

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Furthermore, connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2 are available as well with GPS, FM Radio and USB 2.0. The phone also feature a front mounted Fingerprint sensor.

If you were eagerly waiting to buy this phone, it’s up for pre-orders from Verizon. If you want to order one now, head over to the official Verizon’s website and get more details on the phone from there. It is priced at $648 if you want to buy it. Of course, there is one more contract option available if you want to buy it with EMIs. You can own this Asus Zenfone AR smartphone with 24 months contract from Verizon. In order to do so, you have to pay $27 every month for next two years i.e. 24 months. This offer is for Asus Zenfone 3 AR’s 128GB edition.

There is still no information on the Shipment of this phone yet. However, we can expect it to be shipped sometime in this current month. The company will also make its unlocked version available for pre-order in a few days. So if you don’t want to go with any carrier model, just wait for a few more days to see an Unlocked variant of the Asus Zenfone AR smartphone. For more information, stay tuned with us!