Google Project Tango's first smartphone Lenovo Phab 2 Pro to launch on November 1

Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo is all set to launch the first Google Project Tango smartphone. Dubbed Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, the smartphone is showing on Lenovo's US website as 'Coming Soon, Available November 1,Lenovo Phab 2 Pro features a metal unibody and sports a price tag of $499. Under the hood, Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Phab 2 Pro is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, clubbed with 4GB RAM, and 64GB of inbuilt storage.
It has a total of four cameras. An 8MP front-facing camera, a 16MP RGB rear camera, a motion tracking rear camera and a depth tracking rear camera. The multiple cameras placed at the back panel work in tandem to bring improved augmented reality effect on the handset display. It includes three basic sensors - motion tracking, depth perception, and area learning. The device can be used for educational purposes, gaming, measuring spaces and more. The phablet houses a 6.4-inch QHD resolution IPS display. Lenovo has also managed to include Dolby Atmos sound technology in the Phab 2 Pro. It is also the world's first to feature Dolby's 5.1 audio capture technology. As for the battery, the phablet is backed by a 4000mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 15 hours of life on single charge. It also supports 2.4x fast charging tech. A fingerprint sensor is also present at the back. The smartphone was originally slated to launch in summer in the US, however, it go delayed. The smartphone is also said to be on its way to key Asian markets, where it is expected to launch in next few weeks.
Recently, Lenovo mocked bigger rivals Apple and Samsung in a YouTube video and a full-page ad in New York Times. The campaign titled 'Skip the Sevens" asked people to go for the company's flagship Moto Z smartphone instead of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Galaxy 7 or Galaxy Note 7. Moto Mods are the key highlight of the Moto Z smartphones. Mods are primarily cases that add functionalities like better camera, battery and more to the smartphone.

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