Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro Hands On – World’s first Google Tango phone


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Lenovo introduced PHAB 2 PRO, the first Tango-enabled smartphone for consumers in partnership with Google at the Tech World 2016 in San Francisco earlier this month. We got to check out the phone at the MWC 2016 Asia in China. Check out the video.

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The PHAB 2 Pro has a 6.4-inch (2560 × 1440 pixels) Quad HD 2.5D Curved Glass display and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 processor with Adreno 510 GPU. Running on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), it has a 8-megapixel camera on the front.

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On the back there are three cameras, a 16-megapixel RGB camera, a depth camera and a motion tracking camera for Tango’s 3D mapping technology. There is also a fingerprint sensor below the cameras.

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The phone has a unibody metal design and feels solid in hand. It measures 6.98 to 10.7mm and weighs 259 grams.

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The phone has a micro USB slot, loudspeaker grill and DOLBY Atmos sound. It also has Triple Array Microphones with support for Active Noise-Cancellation.

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The 3.5mm audio jack is present on the top.

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It has 4GB of RAM, 64GB internal memory with expansion slot through a hybrid SIM slot that lets you use the second nano SIM as a microSD card slot.

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It has 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11 ac and a 4050mAh battery with support for fast charging.

The Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro comes in Champange Gold and Gunmetal Grey colors with full metal body design and is priced at $499. It will be available globally starting September.

Srivatsan contributed to this post


Author: Varun Krish

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