The first Google smartphone equipped with the new technology of 3D scanning Google is finally here.Lenovo unveiled the Phab2 Pro, the first smartphone Project Tango, on Thursday at the World Tech company event in San Francisco.
The revelation comes more than two years after Google first introduced Tango Project, at that time an experimental prototype to introduce computer vision sensor and 3D capabilities to smartphones and tablets.
Unlike other mobile, the Phab2 Pro comes equipped with the Tango technology, a set of sensors and a Google software that detects and maps the environment, which makes possible the fact of living an augmented reality experience through smartphones.
For example, through applications, students can place virtual full-scale dinosaurs in their classrooms and enhance learning through augmented reality that appears as you walk around the creatures.
RA experience in games can play dominoes on the kitchen table, raise a virtual pet in the room and fight the invasion of an army of aliens.
With the Tango technology Phab2 Pro you can even begin to change the way users think about the mapping of interior spaces to create new experiences, such as visits to the museum in the future with RA through the GuidiGo application.
With Tango, the Phab2 Pro offers unprecedented experiences on a smartphone continually learning and improvement. These additional components (and the types of experiences that create) help explain the enormous size of Phab2 Pro, which is massive.
The 6.4 inch Pro flaunt Phab2 have an intelligent screen with QHD resolution (2,560 x 1,440), able to optimize the image quality depending on the ambient light.
“It was a difficult engineering work,” said the VP of Lenovo Android, Jeff Meredith. “A relatively large screen is required to make the most of and enjoy the experience of what Tango offers … we found that 6.4 was the right choice for us at this stage”.
In addition to the screen, the phone is also equipped with a 16MP camera 4K-ready, 4GB of RAM and two SIM slots, all powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor.
It comes in two variants of color: gold champagne and metallic gray and comes with 64GB of storage, plus a microSD slot.
These would be more than respectable for the most emblematic standard Android features, but more impressive could be the price: The Phab2 Pro will cost $499 when it goes on sale in August.
For those who want to spend a little less, Lenovo has also introduced two other phones enabled Tango, Phab2 for $199 and $299 for the Phab2 Plus.
The Phab2 also has a high definition display of 6.4 inches and is equipped with a 13MP camera. The Phab2 Plus, on the other hand, is positioning itself as a mid-range device that does not skimp on the camera. The device further 6.4 inch, has two rear cameras 13MP with f/2 lens. Both devices will be available in September.