Updated on 2nd November 2016
Remember Google’s first Tango-enabled smartphone, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro? To refresh, the smartphone was unveiled at Lenovo’s Tech World event in June 2016 and was said to go on sale earlier this year. Well, after being postponed for a few months, the phone is now up for purchase in the US for $499 (approximately Rs. 33,311).
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro: Specifications & Features
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Display: 6.4-inch QHD IPS (2560×1440 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 64GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 16 mega pixel RGB, Motion camera and Depth sensing camera
- Front Camera: 8 mega pixel
- Battery: 4050mAh
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
- Color Options: Champagne Gold and Gunmetal Grey
- Dimensions: 179.83×88.57×6.98
- Weight: 259 grams
- Fingerprint sensor
Price & Availability
The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Tango is priced at $499 (approximately Rs. 33,311) and is available to buy from Lenovo’s official online store in the US.
Updated on 10th June 2016
At the Tech World 2016 conference in San Francisco, Lenovo has launched its Lenovo Phab 2 Pro smartphone. The talking point of the Phab 2 Pro is that it is world’s first Project Tango-enabled smartphone. The device aims to combine the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experience together. It turns the surroundings of the user in virtual reality space. It sports a very unique camera set up. It is equipped with a 16 mega pixel RGB camera, a motion camera, a depth sensing camera and an 8 mega pixel front facing camera.
As far as specifications of the phablet are concerned, it is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. On software front, it runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Also onboard is 64GB of internal memory which can be further expanded using microSD card. Backed up by 4050mAh battery, the device supports fast charging feature and is claimed to survive for up to 15 hours on a single charge.
The company has also introduced the Tango app store which will be ready with 25 apps at the time of launch and aims to reach to 100 apps by the end of the year.
Lenovo has also announced the Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus smartphones priced at $199 (approx. Rs. 13,500) and $299 (approx. Rs. 20,000) respectively. The Phab 2 comes with a quad-core MediaTek MT8735 processor, 6.4-inch HD display, 2GB of RAM, 13 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera.
The Lenovo Phab 2 Plus, on the other hand, packs octa-core MediaTek MT8783 processor, 6.4-inch full HD display, 3GB of RAM, dual 13 mega pixel rear cameras with Fujitsu Milbeaut imaging software, an 8 mega pixel front camera and a fingerprint scanner.