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ARCore

ARCore 1.0: these are all the supported phones

Back at MWC 2018, Google announced that its ARCore platform for augmented reality was ready for prime-time, hitting 1.0.

Since then, we’ve seen quite a few AR-toting apps hit the Play Store, but what about compatible phones? Well, that’s more complicated…

Nevertheless, the full list of ARCore-compatible phones (as of writing) is the Asus Zenfone AR, LG V30 and V30+, Google Pixel and Pixel 2 phones, the OnePlus 5, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

Samsung also used its Unpacked event to confirm that the Galaxy S9 phones would offer ARCore support in the near future.

Since the MWC announcement, Google has also highlighted a few ARCore apps, such as a Tamagotchi game, a Walking Dead title and eBay’s shipping box tool.

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Hadlee Simons
Terrible puns make Hadlee Simons difficult to work with, but he brings over seven years of tech journalism experience to the table. When he's not at work or watching motorsport, he's in the foetal position on a jiu jitsu mat. More