Panasonic has announced two new budget segment smartphones in its P series and Eluga series, named ‘P 85’ and ‘Eluga Ray’, respectively. The Panasonic P85 will be available in Grey and Gold color variants for 6,499 INR and Eluga Ray comes in Gold, Rose Gold and Space Grey color options for 7,999 INR.
Both of these handsets will be exclusive to Flipkart on its Big 10 sale starting from 15th of May, 2017.
The P85 includes a 5-inch HD display and is powered by 1.0GHz quad-core processor, clubbed with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of inbuilt memory and expandable memory by up to 64GB with a microSD card. It also has a massive 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
P85 is equipped with an 8MP rear camera with LED flash light and a 2MP front facing shooter onboard. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS Micro USB port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, “Smartphones coupled with mobile applications have turned the device into an ultimate powerhouse. Moreover, multi-tasking and faster processing further demand a steady power supply. Keeping these aspects in mind, Panasonic India has designed the P85. The affordable smartphone not only offers exciting features but also a solid battery back-up to run the applications seamlessly. We understand the underlying needs of our customers and therefore, aim to deliver an experience with great power and looks.”
On the other hand, Eluga Ray has a 5 inch HD display and employs a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor. It is powered by 3GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard storage and an expansion slot for microSD card that supports by up to 64GB.
Eluga Ray comes with 13 MP rear shooter with LED flash and also bears a 5 MP front facing camera. This Android 6.0 Marshmallow based smartphone has a fingerprint scanner underneath its home button. And it is backed by a powerful 4000mAh battery.
Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Mobility Division, Panasonic India said, “With the evolution of smartphones and its applications lives definitely have become easier but, slightly complex too. Amidst multi-tasking activities we often tend to skip things despite digital notes. The Eluga Ray has been designed to simplify the lives of smartphone users through Arbo AI assistant. Be it a wake-up call or, booking a cab for your office, Arbo learns user behaviour to make life hassle-free. The enduring and intelligent phone is our commitment to offer value-added technology that goes beyond the regular usage of smartphones. ”
Key Specifications of Panasonic P 85 and Eluga Ray:
|Model||Panasonic P 85||Panasonic Eluga Ray|
|Display||5 inch HD display||5 inch HD display|
|Processor||1.0 GHz quad core processor||1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek processor|
|Camera||8 MP rear and 2 MP front camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||145×72.2×9.35mm and 146.7 grams||144.4×71.6×9.7mm and 169 grams|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Price||6,499 INR||7,999 INR|