Panasonic has recently released a mid-range smartphone called as Panasonic Eluga Arc in India priced at Rs. 12,490. The device comes with 4.7-inch HD display, fingerprint sensor, 8MP camera and 4G-LTE. Today, the company has officially released two new variants of the budget-friendly Panasonic Eluga I2 smartphone in India that launched in August last year. The smartphone is improved in all departments starting from RAM & storage options, front camera, and better connectivity when compared to the original Eluga I2.
Commenting on the launch, Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, With the launch of ELUGA I2 product variants, we are strengthening our product line up for the distribution channel that we have created for TIER I/II/III towns, covering 300 districts of India, served by 254 regional distributors and 15000 retailers. We are confident that the phone will be very well received by tech-savvy youth customers, with its high-performance features and competitive pricing.
Talking about the specifications, the upgraded Eluga I2 comes with a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD IPS on-cell display that offers a pixel density of 294ppi. Under the hood, it comes equipped with unspecified 64-bit quad-core processor clocked at 1GHz paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 32GB. It supports dual sim dual standby runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Panasonic FitHome UI overlaid. It supports 4G-LTE with VoLTE and includes other basic connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and microUSB 2.0 port.
On the camera front, the device features an 8MP autofocus primary camera with LED flash and 5MP front-facing shooter for selfie clicks. Interestingly, the smartphone also features LED flash on the front to attract selfie lovers. A 2000mAh battery juices the smartphone that is rated to last for an entire day of mixed usage. The dimensions of the handset measure 144.2 x 71.2 x 8.8 mm weighs around 135 grams and comes in Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold, and Metallic Grey color options. The Panasonic Eluga I2 is priced at Rs. 7,990 for 2GB RAM version while the 3GB RAM costs Rs. 8,990.