Lenovo Phab2 Pro

Lenovo Phab2 Pro
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Engadget Review

Google's world-sensing Tango technology is finally here, crammed inside Lenovo's Phab 2 new Pro. Alas, the software and the hardware here fall short. The phone itself is well-built and packs an enormous battery, but an oversized body and a pair of lackluster cameras could spoil things for the average user. Then there's Tango. It's brimming with promise, but bugs and performance hiccups keep the tech from reaching its full potential. We're glad the Phab 2 Pro exists and that it might spur the development of improved Tango-enabled hardware, but this phone is best left to early adopters.

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Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro
The first available phone with Google's Tango technology is boring as an actual phone.
Engadget
EngadgetDecember 31, 2016

Pros

  • First widely available Tango phone
  • Reasonably priced for bleeding-edge tech
  • Excellent battery life if you don't use Tango
  • Reassuring build quality
  • Fingerprint sensor works well

Cons

  • Tango is still a work in progress
  • Huge size could be a deal-breaker
  • Cameras are pretty lousy
  • Lenovo's software is rough around the edges
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Key Specs

TYPE
Smartphone
OPERATING SYSTEM
Android
SCREEN SIZE
6.422
INTERNAL MEMORY
641
CAMERA
Yes

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