Google ARCore v1.0 Now Rolling for Developers With List of Supported Devices

Any project Google takes up is always futuristic. Exploring the maximum out of AndroidOS is something Google always likes doing. Keeping up with that it has now rolled out the Google ARCore v1.0. This one is the latest AndroidOS framework for developing Android Apps based on Augmented Reality. This is a great news for the developers. Those who are regular users just know that Google ARCore v1.0 is the platform that will be the base for various upcoming Augmented Reality based cool Apps. Google ARCore v1.0 enables developers to build apps that can understand user environment and place objects and information in it.

Readers may notice that it is the v1.0 of this Google Android framework. This means it is a stable version of the tool. Developers can work and publish Apps based on this. ARCore 1.0 features improved environmental understanding. It means it will enable users to place virtual items on textured surfaces like furniture, books and more. Sounds interesting. Isn’t it..?! Another intriguing piece of news that accompanies regarding the tool is ARCore getting released in China.!!! Yes..!! you heard us. Google will be partnering with OEMs like Huawei, Xiaomi that will allow non-Google Play devices to use apps created over ARCore.

Augmented Reality is the enhanced sense of reality. In this, physical real-world environments are augmented or induced with machine-generated images, materials over a user’s concurrent view of the real-world. Hence, this enhances one’s current perception of reality. AR simply uses your existing natural environment and puts virtual information on top of it. It is just the opposite of Virtual reality where the creation/presence of a virtual environment is a must.

Below we have given the direct download link to grab the Google ARCore v1.0. It is primarily for the developers who would work on developing AR based Apps for various smartphones. The download link is the official Google LLC play store link. So, it is safe to download. There is also a tentative list of devices that will support ARCore based Apps.

Google ARCore v1.0: List of Supported Devices

Here are following smartphones that will support Google ARCore v1.0.

  • Google Pixel/Pixel-2/Pixel XL/Pixel-2XL
  • Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S7/S7 Edge/Note 8
  • LG V30/V30+
  • OnePlus 5
  • ASUS Zenfone AR

Apart from these devices, Google’s AR representative has assured that the company will soon bring ARCore support for Huawei,  Motorola, Xiaomi, HMD/Nokia, ZTE, Sony Mobile, and Vivo. That’s really interesting and is just a matter of time. On the flip side, we may also see custom ROM developers bring out some AR Apps based on Google ARCore v1.0.

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Download Google ARCore v1.0

Here is the official Play Store link to download the latest version of ARCore.Download Latest Google ARCore AndroidOS Framework [Official APK Download]

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So, that’s about it. If you are a developer the ARCore is now your playground and if you are a user then stay tuned for amazing AR based Apps for your smartphones.

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