Back at the CES 2016, the Chinese handset maker Lenovo has announced the development of its first consumer mobile device with 'Project Tango' in ties with the search engine giant Google.
As promised, the company has announced the world's first Tango smartphone dubbed as Phab 2 Pro at the ongoing Tech World 2016 in San Francisco. Let's have a look at the Phab 2 Pro in depth in the below slider.
What is Tango?
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Google's Tango is a technology platform that uses advanced computer vision, depth sensing, and motion tracking to create on-screen 3D experiences, allowing users to explore their physical environments via their device.
How it works?
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With the combination of specialized hardware and software, the device reacts to every moments of the user (when they step forward, back or step aside and etc). Also, the Tango-enabled devices can recognize places, they've been before like your living room, the office and etc.
Gives the 3D measurements of room!
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Using the sensor in the device, Tango devices can also capture the 3-dimensions of the room, giving measurements that can be used to help you when shopping for furniture or decorations.
All you need is the 6.4-inch Display and Snapdragon 652 processor
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Talking about the specifications, the Phab Pro comes with 6.4-inch Quad HD 2.5D Curved Glass display with a resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels. Also, the company has tied up with Qualcomm for this project powering a Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 processor along with Adreno 510 GPU under the hood.
Shipped with the latest OS!
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In terms of storage, this device is equipped with 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM that can be expanded upto 128GB via MicroSD card. Also, this device is shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
Depth and Motion Tracker sums up Tango
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Talking about the optics front, the Phab 2 Pro comes with 16MP rear camera with Depth sensor and Motion tracking for Tango. On the front, it is backed with 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.
DOLBY Atmos sound for enhanced audio experience
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Further, the Phab 2 Pro comes with other features including Fingerprint, DOLBY Atmos sound with 5.1 audio capture, Triple Array Microphones with Active Noise-Cancellation. As indicated by the spec sheet, it also supports connectivity options such as 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. The above hardware is powered by a 4050mAh battery with fast charging technology.
100 Apps to be available this year end
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As per the company, there will be 25 apps available from games to location in a special app store on the smartphone.
This is how it's done!
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This concept involves an infrared emitter and infrared camera, which acts a range-finder to measure the distance between your device and the object. Meanwhile, the wide angle camera adds details about the location, angles and many more
Pricing and availability
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Coming in Champagne Gold, Gunmetal Grey variant, the Phab 2 Pro carries a price tag of $499 (approx Rs. 33,300) and will be available for sales globally starting from September.