First look at Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and Google Tango AR (Video)

They say it takes two to tango, and indeed, Google needed the smartphone-making expertise of Motorola owner Lenovo to turn the forward-thinking Project Tango into commercial reality.

Starting September, you’ll be able to use the innovative rear-facing multi-camera setup of the ginormous Lenovo Phab 2 Pro to virtually measure and place certain objects (for instance, furniture) in actual spaces around you.

Best Buy and Lowe’s will be among those not only selling the AR-supporting 6.4-incher stateside, but also developing nifty applications for the motion tracking hardware to perform its magic and make your life easier, more convenient and connected to the latest exciting tech breakthroughs.

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, and a video… a million (?), it’s probably best to stop trying to explain the magnetism of the world’s first Tango-enabled phone, letting you check it out in action. Just don’t be fooled by its appearance. Yes, it’s big, likely too big for one-handed and even normal two-handed operation, and you may find its crowded back cover a bit awkward as well.

After you spend a little time with it, you won’t help but be left in awe, though:

Click here to watch this video on YouTube!

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Adrian Diaconescu
Adrian has had an insatiable passion for writing since he was in school and found himself writing philosophical essays about the meaning of life and the differences between light and dark beer. Later, he realized this was pretty much his only marketable skill, so he first created a personal blog (in Romanian) and then discovered his true calling, which is writing about all things tech (in English).