Microsoft Reveals Limitations of Windows Phone Tango
Microsoft has provided more information about Windows Phone Tango, a somewhat less-capable version of the operating system that is meant to work on low-cost devices. According to Microsoft, Tango allows handset makers to design phones that operate with just 256MB of RAM. Due to the halved RAM, Microsoft says that Tango phones will not be able to: run all apps from the Marketplace; manage podcasts or watch video podcasts; automatically upload photos to SkyDrive; play some HD video codecs; use Local Scout; or use the fast app switching multi-tasking tool. Microsoft also offered some guidelines for developers so that they can make sure their apps are optimized for Tango.
Review: Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and Project Tango
The Phab 2 Pro is the first Project Tango handset to reach the market and sets the stage for our augmented reality-filled future. This massive Android smartphone features four cameras and the ability to track motion and measure distances.
Hands On with the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Project Tango Phone
Lenovo showed off what it claims is the first Project Tango smartphone, the Phab 2 Pro. This gigantic Android smartphone boasts four cameras to help it capture and create augmented and virtual reality content.
Project Tango Adds Indoor Positioning Tool
Project Tango, Google's augmented reality platform, gains a new virtual position system that can locate phones indoors. Google envisions it as a helpful tool in retail and similar environments, helping people navigate stores to find items.
Verizon to Sell Asus' ZenFone AR Project Tango Phone
Verizon Wireless will be the first U.S. carrier to offer a Project Tango smartphone to its customers.
Asus ZenFone AR Combines Tango, Daydream, 8 GB RAM
Asus today announced the ZenFone AR, the first phone to support both Project Tango AR and Daydream VR from Google. This large phone sports a 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, an unprecedented 8 GB of RAM, and an advanced vapor cooling system.
Not a good idea
I realize that MS probably wants to compete with BREW, but this isn't the way to do it.
256 MB not enough ?