+ Thursday December 12th, 2019

Lenovo Phab2Pro

It’s been almost 5 months since we went hands-on with Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, the first ever Tango-enabled smartphone. Since then the hotly anticipated handset has had a few setbacks and it doesn’t look as if we will be seeing the device come to our shores. If you were still keen to get your hands on one then mark November 1st on your calendar. According to a tiny badge on Lenovo’s Phab 2 page, the Phab 2 Pro will indeed be launching on November 1.

If you need a refresher on the internals of Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro have a look below.

Key Specifications:Lenovo Phab 2 Pro (tango)
Release dateJune 2016
Screen size6.4-inch
Screen technologyIPS LCD
Resolution2,560 x 1,440
Rear camera16 MP
Front camera8MP
ChipsetSnapdragon 652
Core config
MicroSDYes, up to 128GB
Battery4,050 mAh
Battery removable
Headphone PortYes
Headphone LocationTop
Speaker ConfigurationBottom
Android OSAndroid 6.0
Vendor skin
Dimensions179.9 x 88.5 x 10.7 mm
  • Grey
  • Gold

With an expected US retail price of $499 which is about $660 AUD this isn’t a bad device for the price. However, with a local launch not likely, don’t expect much in the way of local apps that support Tango. That said, all the games will work just fine! At this stage, we’re unsure if the Tango will be an instant success or another failed Google endeavour.

Are you excited for the first Tango phone? Let us know below.

Source: Lenovo.
Via: Android Police.

Duncan Jaffrey   Associate

Duncan Jaffrey

Duncan has been interested in technology since coding "Mary had a little Lamb" in Basic on his ZX Spectrum. A fan of all things Android, most days you'll find Duncan trawling the web for Android news or quietly editing away on Map Maker.

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Brendan Adams
Brendan Adams

qhd in a 6.4″ screen is rare (Kudos to Lenovo) but It’s a shame they couldnt get the 820 in to it and a slightly bigger battery to run that screen. The tango thing doesn’t worry me all that much although I do have a use for it at work IF it runs ok. But I will wait to see the real-life performance reviews. Currently running a Note 5 which I must admit has been pretty flawless but I am sick of keeping space free so the device can run smoothly. Anything less than 3gb free and it grinds to… Read more »

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