This Lenovo Phab2 smartphone is rather highly anticipated given the features and the price range. Not to be confused with the launch date, the smartphone was initially set to launch on September, however, it was later delayed till November. The smartphone is an ambitious project of Lenovo and given the week competition from iPhone 7, it has kept itself in the decent price range.
Lenovo Phab2 Pro, also known as ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ goes on sale at $499 which is approximately Rs 33,500 only. Have a Look.!
Since India is a very large market for smartphones, buyers from India can actually get the PHAB2 sooner than expected. Other countories which may get this phone in some time could be Indonesia, the Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Note – There is no official announcement about the launch in India but it may arrive in the hands of Indian users somewhere by December-January.
The smartphone comes with over 35augmented reality apps which are compatible with the Tango camera. It is a dashing combination of Augmented Reality and Virtual reality.
What is Project Tango?
Sounds like somewhat offbeat from technology, Project Tango is an ambitious project of the Google where the smartphones having this technology, detects & maps the surroundings and forms a sophisticated architectural structure which can create 3D maps of the user’s surrounding in the real time. To do so, the smartphone uses its camera selection and the sensors. The best thing about it is that it does not need any sort of Wi-Fi or GPS to do so. Not only this, the technology allows the smartphones to spot obstacles within the environment.
What are the apps which can be used with the Project Tango?
There are a large number apps compatible for the technology. While tons of new apps are being developed, there are a few apps which are available with the phone like measurement app called Measure; Homestyler Interior Design and games such as Domino World, Crayola Color Blaster, and Slingshot Island to name a few.
Lenovo PHAB2 Pro specifications
Lenovo PHAB2 Pro specifications are astonishing. PHAB2 Pro flaunts a 6.4 inch QHD IPS display. The phone is backed by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 652 SoC processor and is paired with 4GB RAM. The phablet flaunts an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, a 16-megapixel RGB camera, a motion camera and a depth sensing camera. It comes with 64GB of memory which can be further expanded. The phablet runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
To be very specific, the camera should not be considered on the photographic scale with other smartphones. The camera is specially designed for the VR & AR purpose. The primary purpose of this camera would not only to get high quality clicks but to scale, map and create 3D maps of the surroundings on the real time. It also have motion sensing, depth sensing and 3D tracking.
Talking about the battery part, the smartphone is backed with a powerful 4,050mAh battery that comes along with fast-charging feature with a brilliant 15 hours of backup on single charge.
The AR mode on the PHAB2 Pro allows you to select from the already existing characters like a dog, a dragon cat or any such characters to name a few. Once you select the character of your choice, they appear on the camera app placed over the real world surrounding around you. You can do a lot more with the character you choose.
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