Reality is all the craze these days.

Augmented reality, that is. Which is why it is a pretty big deal that Lenovo has released the Phab 2 Pro, the first augmented reality smartphone to work with Google Tango, the tech giant’s AR software. So what is the phone like to use?

In IT Blogwatch, we get back to reality.

So what’s up with this phone? Andrei Vlad has some background:

Beginning this week, the Phab 2 Pro is available for…$499.99…Lenovo only offers the Phab 2 Pro in Gunmetal Grey color…the phone ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Since this is a “special” phone, it comes with a set of four cameras that work in conjunction with…the…specially-developed software that…enable[s] AR experiences…the rear cameras consist of a 16 MP RGB camera, depth camera, and fisheye camera for ultra-wide angle panoramics…in the front, an 8 MP camera is perfect for selfies and groupfies…the Phab 2 Pro only works with AT&T and T-Mobile.

But what is so special about the Phab 2 Pro and Google Tango? Mike Wehner is in the know:

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