LG to release Google’s Project Tango 3D tablet to consumers in 2015

Saqib Shah
June 27, 2014

Earlier this month, Google unveiled its Project Tango tablet with 3D vision capabilities, announcing that a prototype version was available for developers.

At its I/O conference today, the company also revealed that LG intends to release a proper Project Tango equipped tablet in 2015.

There is now word yet on when the exact release date will be and comparatively how much the Project Tango tech will add to the price of the tablet. Nonetheless, it’s good to know that this high-tech device will be available to consumers who wish to get their hands on it.

For those unaware of the capabilities of the Project Tango tablet, the 7-inch compact slate contains   3D mapping technology.

The tablet comes with two built-in motion tracking cameras along with integrated depth sensing, which Google claims allow the tablet to take precise 3D images of objects.

The front-facing camera has a 120-degree viewing angle, there’s a 4MP rear camera with 2 micrometer pixels and a motion-tracking rear camera with integrated depth sensor.

Aside from its superior visuals, the device packs a Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, a 1080p display, a stock version of Android 4.4 KitKat, 4GB RAM, 128 GB storage and supports 4G LTE.

In addition to today’s announcement, Google has also released a new video clip, which further probes the Project Tango’s visual capabilities. Check it out below:


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Saqib Shah

Tech/gaming journalist for What Mobile magazine and website. Interests include film, digital media and foreign affairs.

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