Lenovo unveils ‘smartphone augmentedreality’ Phab2 Pro

Jun

10

2016

Lenovo on Thursday during his Tech World event announced three new smartphones, including the first smartphone based on Google’s Project Tango. This unit can identify environments in 3D to include augmented-reality applications.

The Phab2 Pro contains a 16-megapixel sensor for tracking motion and depth sensor. This allows the device able to monitor the environment and mapping. Applications can use this for augmented reality. Lenovo cites as an example the award of dinosaurs in a classroom where students can walk around as they look at the screen.

Furthermore, the smartphone can display board on a table because it has an idea of ​​the position and size of the table. For example, virtual furniture can also be moved and automatically dimensions can be obtained. The American do-it-yourself and furniture Lowe has developed an app for the latter, Lowe Vision, which users can directly purchase the products.

Lenovo has developed the smart phone in partnership with Google. The search giant has been working on technology to map areas under the name Project Tango. Google itself already made a tablet for developers with the technology and Google and Lenovo announced early this year the App Incubator program for Tango developers. In addition, Lenovo worked with Intel, which offers all possibilities with longer are Real-Sense module for devices to detect motion and objects.

Lenovo Phab2 Pro Wayfair
Lenovo Phab2 Pro Wayfair
Lenovo Phab2 Pro Wayfair
Lenovo Phab2 Pro Wayfair

The Phab2 Pro includes a 6.4 “screen with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. The processor is a Snapdragon 652 from Qualcomm, soc still as Snapdragon 620 went through life last year. Furthermore, Lenovo provides the device with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage memory, that the user can extend via the memory card slot.

Lenovo Phab2 Pro
Lenovo Phab2 Pro
Lenovo Phab2 Pro
Lenovo Phab2 Pro

Lenovo Phab2 Pro

The Pro is not the only new smartphone Lenovo announced during his Tech World. In addition, the company unveiled the Phab2 Plus, a smartphone with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and MTK 8783-octacore. The Phab2 Plus has two thirteen megapixel cameras, but no Project Tango technique on board. Finally, there is the Phab2 with a single camera, a 1280×720-pixel resolution and MediaTek quad.

The Phab2 Pro will retail for $ 499, and converted with VAT is 532 euros and will be available worldwide in September. The Phab2 will then cost $ 199 and $ 299 Phab2 Plus.

Update: The Lenovo Phab2 Pro gets into Europe a suggested retail price of 499 euros. In late June will be published in the European countries the device will be available at the release in September.
Phab2 Phab2 Plus Phab2 Pro
6.4 “, 1280×720 6.4 “1920×1080 6.4 “2560×1440
MediaTek MTK 8735, quad MediaTek MTK 8783, octacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
3GB rAM 3GB rAM 4GB ram
32GB storage, micro-sdkaartlezer 32GB storage, micro-sdkaartlezer 64GB storage, micro-sdkaartlezer
4050mAh battery 4050mAh battery 4050mAh battery
13-megapixel camera 13-megapixel dual camera 16-megapixel camera with depth and motion tracking sensor
WiFi-n Wi-ac Wi-ac
175×89,5×9,6mm 173,89×88,3×9,6mm 179,83×88,75×10,7mm
225g 218g 259g

Lenovo Phab2
Lenovo Phab2
Lenovo Phab2

Lenovo Phab2

Lenovo Phab2 Plus
Lenovo Phab2 Plus
Lenovo Phab2 Plus
Lenovo Phab2 Plus

Lenovo Phab2 Plus

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