Lenovo launches PHAB 2 Pro – World’s first Tango-enabled smartphone

Yesterday, Lenovo in partnership with Google has also announced PHAB 2 Pro, the world’s first tango (previously known as project tango) smartphone for consumers at the Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco, in addition to the PHAB 2 and PHAB 2 Plus. Lets check out the specifications and special features of the device now.

Lenovo launches PHAB 2 Pro - World's first Tango-enabled smartphone

Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro Specifications

The Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro features a 6.4-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD 2.5D curved glass display, that is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 (Quad 1.8 GHz A72 + Quad 1.2 GHz A53) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It has 4 GB of RAM and comes with 64 GB of internal memory, which is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box.

The PHAB 2 Pro comes with a 16 megapixel rear primary RGB camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), a Depth camera and a Motion Tracking camera for Tango. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1.4 µm pixel size for Tango’s 3D mapping technology to understand the world around the user. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD), comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It features Dolby Atmos with 5.1 Dolby Audio Capture for an enhanced audio experience along with Triple Array Microphone with Active Noise-Cancellation. It has a metal body, which is 6.98 – 10.7 mm thick and weighs 259 grams.

The PHAB 2 Pro includes 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 4,050 mAh battery under the hood with support for fast charging.

Lenovo launches PHAB 2 Pro Tango smartphone

The Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro will be available in Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold color variants. It has been priced at US $499 (INR Rs 33,416 approximately) and will go on sale globally starting from September, like the other new PHAB phablets. It will be available in the U.S. from retailers like Lowe’s and Best Buy, according to the company.

Lenovo owned Motorola has also announced two new devices – the Motorola Moto Z and Motorola Moto Z Force, which come with snap-on modular accessories and will also go on sale globally in September 2016.

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