Earlier this month we reported that the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, the first phone to be announced under Google’s Project Tango will be launched next month in November. Now, Lenovo has just listed the phablet on its US website as Coming Soon. So, Lenovo Phab 2 will launch in the United States on November 1 and will be available for purchase at a price of $499. The smartphone was first unveiled during Lenovo’s Tech World event in June this year. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro was earlier scheduled to arrive earlier this year itself but was not launched then.
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has four cameras that include three rear cameras – a 16-megapixel primary camera, a depth camera and a motion tracking camera – while an 8-megapixel camera is in its front. The motion tracking and the depth-sensing cameras allow the phone to recognise area and the user in real time to convert the whole world around a user into augmented reality. The phone can sense physical spaces and structures in 3D making augmented reality (AR) experiences possible.
The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro features a 6.4-inch quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixel) 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, which is paired with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 510 GPU. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system based Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has a 4,050 mAh battery with fast charging technology. It sports Dolby AudioCapture 5.1 with Dolby Atmos playback. Lenovo has also announced a special app store and that the device will come with 25 preloaded apps at the beginning and promises 100 apps to be by the end of this year. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro comes in Champagne Gold and Gunmetal Grey colour variants.
The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded by up to 128GB via a micro SD card. Connectivity option include hybrid dual SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, and GPS. The handset measures 179.8 x 88.57 x 6.98-10.7mm and weighs 259 grams. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro features a full metal body and offers a fingerprint sensor, which is located on its back panel.