We're nonetheless an afternoon clear of the professional starting of CES, no less than for media, however that gained’t ever prevent the web from digging up no matter it could actually in finding and sharing it. Detailed through Evan Blass (@evleaks) on Twitter, ASUS will introduce the ZenFone AR smartphone this week, which would be the 2d Google Tango tool to be had available on the market.
Within the tweet, no specifications for the unannounced software have been supplied, however we do get an overly blank take a look at the back and front of the ZenFone AR. Supplied the phone is constructed to run Google’s Tango AR platform, the bottom options what seems like twin cameras, plus an collection of sensors.
In a answer despatched to the unique tweet, some other consumer (@FGevas) presentations off a display seize of a not-yet-public press release from Qualcomm that talks a bit of concerning the processor inside the software (cached version for anyone interested). Consistent with this screenshot, the ZenFone AR will come supplied with a Snapdragon 821 processor, making it the primary Snapdragon 821-powered AR device. The one different Tango tool available on the market is the Lenovo-made PHAB2 Professional, which comes with a Snapdragon 652.
On most sensible of that knowledge, the clicking free up additionally states somewhat obviously that the ZenFone AR could also be Google Daydream in a position, making it moderately the AR and VR system.
As soon as ASUS makes this information respectable, we will be able to remember to percentage any and all main points.
Are you interested by the prospective makes use of of Google Tango or do you spot it as gimmicky?