Lenovo Debuts Hybrid Device & The World's First Smartphone To Support Google Tango Technology


Chinese PC giant Lenovo is making some big push this month, launching a slew of PC and mobile devices for the coming holiday season. The move includes the introduction of the Yoga Book laptop-tablet hybrid and the Phab 2 Pro smartphone in the market.

Lenovo Yoga Book Hybrid

According to Strait Times, Lenovo's Yoga Book features a sci-fi looking capacitive touch keyboard that is flat and with no moving parts.

Dubbed as the Halo Keyboard, the keyboard offers some unique features not seen before. Claiming that user can magnetically attach a special writing pad on top of the keyboard and use the bundled stylus to take notes on the pad.

According to Lenovo, the Real Pen stylus is actually a real pen with the actual ink, which means that it's like writing with paper and pen. The user's handwritten notes are also automatically digitized on the touch screen when the user write it with the stylus, Lenovo also added.

Lenovo Yoga Book is currently available in two versions, one is an Android 6.0 model and the another one is a Windows 10 version. Both are devices are priced at $849, though the Android 6.0 model will go first in the market while the Windows Version will be available next month.

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is the world's first smartphone to support Google Tango technology, which allows the user to sense the world around them.

Developed by the search giant Google, the technology allows users to run augmented reality apps on their smartphone. In addition, the phone also feature apps that allow users to place virtual objects over the real world, similar to the augmented reality feature in the viral mobile game Pokemon Go.

The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro will be available exclusively from StarHub in December. Pricing will be announced later, Lenovo said.

Based in Beijing, China, Lenovo is a Chinese technology giant that develops and manufactures smartphones, tablets, laptops, computers and a wide range of consumer electronics products.

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