Lenovo Phab2 Pro, the first Google Tango smartphone arriving in November

Lenovo Phab2 Pro is the first smartphone to use Google's Project Tango based real time mapping and depth sensing technology

By: Tech Desk | Updated: October 6, 2016 10:47 am
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Lenovo Phab2 Pro, the first smartphone based on Google’s Project Tango will be available in November. Lenovo Phab2 Pro was delayed till the end of this year after initial launch set for September.

Now, Google’s Clay Bavor has confirmed that Lenovo Phab2 Pro will finally be available in November. Google’s head of VR, Clay Bavor has confirmed CNET that Lenovo Phab2 Pro based on Google’s Project Tango will go on sale in November for $499. Lenovo Phab2 Pro is arriving at the same time as that of Google’s own Pixel smartphones.

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Lenovo Phab2 Pro is a futuristic device that puts 3D sensing ahead of everything else. The smartphone features a 6.4-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 652 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

The highlight here is not pure specifications but the use of Google’s Project Tango based 3D depth sensing cameras. Lenovo Phab2 Pro features two 16MP cameras for real time mapping and depth sensing. The camera can be used for indoor mapping and even augment real-time objects. Lenovo Phab2 Pro is a futuristic device with emphasis on augmented reality and 3D mapping on mobile. The smartphone also features an 8MP front camera like a traditional smartphone.

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Lenovo Phab2 Pro is 10.7mm thick and weighs 259 grams. The smartphone features a non-removable 4050mAh battery and will be available in Grey and Gold colour variants.