Lenovo Officially Announced the Phab2 Pro, Project Tango Device

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  1. dgstorm

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    Lenovo just announced their brand new smartphone/phablet, the Phab2 Pro. This is the first Project Tango enabled device born from their collaboration with Google. First, here's a breakdown of its basic internal hardware:
    • 6.4-inch Quad HD display
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor
    • 4GB of RAM
    • 64GB of internal storage
    • 4050 mAh battery
    • 16 MP rear camera
    • 8 MP front camera
    • Dolby Atmos Audio
    But these internals are not what makes this device standout (and neither is its gigantic size). The Augmented Reality 3D Mapping capabilities are at the heart of the Project Tango interface is the real defining characteristic.

    Through the use of several additional sensors and cameras, and a custom software package, the Phab2 Pro can create 3D mapped virtual areas modeled on our real world environments. Within these 3D mapped environments which are displayed directly on your phone. This allows a for an endless variety of different uses from entertainment and gaming to productivity and learning that are only limited by your imagination.

    Examples include having deer walking through the stage where the phone was presented after the phone converted the stage into a forest scene with flora and fauna. Another example used the phone to measure actual stage props on stage during the demonstration, as well as planning the space for new furniture. Another awesome example used a Lowe's Home Improvement project to help homeowners measure and virtualize a new remodeling project.

    The demo was quite impressive, and it's amazing to see how far the tech has come.

    The Phab2 Pro will be globally available in September for $499 unlocked. You will be able to find the phone at Best Buy and Lowe's Home Improvement Stores.

    Here's our dedicated section for the Phab2 Pro for further discussion: Phab2 Pro - Tango Phone by Lenovo & Google
     
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    Phab 2 Pro looks pretty innovative. lots of cameras and sensors, but that battery! Awesome. $499 unlocked. WHOA
     
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    Awesome phone for $499!
     
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    Cameras and Sensors are for the project tango.. Not bad price..
     
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    Only $499 for mega-data collection by the king of spyware. Great idea-terrible Company.
     
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    I feel the same.
    Looks like an amazing device though.

    S5 tap'n
     
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    Dolby Atmos on a phone!?! That my be the biggest, most useless spec-hype I've seen in mobile history.
     
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