Panasonic India has today launched a new budget smartphone in its P-series called as Panasonic P66 Mega. The main USP of the device is it comes with 21 regional languages support and will be perfect for the buyer for whom language is a barrier. The Panasonic P66 Mega is priced at Rs. 7,990 and will be available for purchase via all the leading online and offline platforms across the country. It comes in Electric Blue, Rose Gold and Russet Brown color options and is also bundled with a free screen guard and back cover.
Announcing the launch of the device, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, “Digital India is about all about bridging the digital divide through technology and connecting people to the digital world in their language. The growing numbers of mobile internet users in India are proof of the digital aspirations of Indians today. By deploying a multi-language portfolio in our latest device, Panasonic seeks to connect Indians through smartphone technology to the world of opportunities in mobile banking, online shopping, social networking and virtual entertainment.”
Regarding specifications, the Panasonic P66 Mega flaunts a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD IPS display with 294ppi as pixel density and comes equipped with 64-bit MediaTek quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The dual sim dual standby supported smartphone includes basic connectivity options like 2G/3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and a microUSB 2.0 port. It comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion upto 32GB.
On the photographic section, the smartphone sports an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing shooter for video chats and crazy selfie lovers. The handset comes backed by a 3200mAh battery that the company claims can easily serve you for a day on single charge. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Panasonic ICON UI out of the box. The dimensions of the smartphone measure 142.5 x 70.9 x 8.4 mm. The major drawback of the Panasonic P66 Mega is it lacks the 4G-LTE support that is available in most of the devices these days at that price range.
Earlier this month, Panasonic launched a mid-range smartphone in its Eluga series called as Panasonic Eluga Turbo in India priced at Rs. 10,999 and is available for sale online exclusively via Snapdeal. The smartphone sports premium looks with glossy unibody design and metal frame around its sides. The Panasonic Eluga Turbo features 5-inch HD display, MediaTek MT6753 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage, 13MP main camera and 2350mAh battery.