Asus is set to a Google Tango-ready smartphone
According to the recent budding reports, Asus is set to a Google Tango-ready smartphone. Plus Jerry Shen, the CEO of Asus, said that the company is preparing to launch the ZenFone AR at CES 2017.
He said that the ZenFone would feature advanced functionality and performance at a competitive price. A report of Digitimes also read that the Taiwanese company is tipped to reveal the Google Tango-enabled smartphone at CES next year. Though it is yet to verify whether a company will manufacture multiple devices or just one like Lenovo.
To recall, Google’s Tango is based on machine vision, along with a camera and sensor setup that allows motion tracking, area lighting, and depth perception. This can enable enhanced reality applications such as search, navigation, and gaming.
The CEO also said that the ZenFone 4 series of the smartphone would be launched in the second quarter of 2017. He hinted that the upcoming device would have an enhanced camera. He also accepted the fact that company suffered from loss because of the lower than expected shipments.
In November beginning, the world’s first Tango smartphone the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, at last, went on sale with a price tag of $499 (around Rs. 33,300). The smartphone is the first commercial device from Googe’s Project Tango team that was working on machine apparition in smartphones.
The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro comes with a 6.4-inch QHD IPS display, and four cameras. It has an 8-megapixel front shooter, 16-megapixel back RGB camera, a depth sensing infrared camera along with an emitter and an imager, and a motion tracking camera. At the launch, an exceptional Tango app store was also disclosed that was set up with 25 applications, with a vision to reach 100 application by the end of this year. Next year, let’s see what Asus have up its sleeves for the users.