During their event today, Lenovo unveiled the world’s first Project Tango smartphones, making not just one smartphone announcement, but three.
These smartphones have been named the Phab2, Phab2 Plus and the Phab2 Pro, they are the world’s first Tango-enabled smartphones and will be available at a set of different price points, all ready to provide augmented-reality experiences.
The top-of-line model is the Phab2 Pro, which comes with all of the sensors and software that is required for the phone to sense its surroundings for an AR experience, allowing for a number of applications such as for students, or mapping an indoor space like a museum or library for example.
The phone also features a 6.4-inch QHD display with a 2,560 x 1,440-pixel resolution, with a metal-unibody design, an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor and integrated modules that includes a DSP, ISP, and integrated sensor hub, alongside a gyro, accelerometer, three mics in total, support for Dolby Audio Capture 5.1 with Dolby Atmos
With this, the phone can capture 250,000 measurements a second.
The Phab2 Plus is the dual-camera model of this with two 13-megapixel rear-facing cameras with f2.0 lenses and a Futjitsu Milbeaut image signal processor, Lenovo says this allows it to take crisp low-light shots with high contrast, high detail and accurate colours.
The camera also has software to provide a manual mode.
The Phab2 is the normal model in the line-up, designed for the budget seeking user, but still featuring an AR mode and a 6.4-inch HD display, 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and 32GB of onboard storage with a microSD card slto.
The Phab2 will be available for from $199, the Phab2 Plus will be $299 and the Phab2Pro will be $499 when they are all available globally in September.