On Monday, Panasonic, the Japanese giant launched its first smartphone of the year in India, Eluga Turbo, for a price tag of Rs. 10,999. The Android smartphone is already up for pre-orders exclusively via Snapdeal and will start shipping on Wednesday.
Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India during the launch said, “India’s technology market in 2016 will be focusing on ‘Make in India’ and 4G enabled devices as an innovation-driven economy has led to the expansion of software and services. With the rollout of 4G/LTE telecommunications technology, we have developed new 4G/LTE compatible models across our product range. The objective of Eluga Turbo is to provide consumers with a premium design and performance.”
Panasonic Eluga Turbo features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with dual-SIM support. Under the hood, the phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz 64-bit octa-core processor, coupled with 3GB RAM. The smartphone supports 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded via a MicroSD card (up to 32GB).
The Eluga Turbo runs Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with FitHome UI. In camera section, it houses a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
In the connectivity section, the handset supports 4G LTE, GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.0, and Micro-USB options. The Eluga Turbo is powered by a 2350mAh battery and Measures 142.4 x 71.2 x 6.95 mm.
The budget smartphone features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and Asahi Dragontrail glass on the back panel and will be available in Marine Blue, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold colour variants.
Tech Specs of Panasonic Eluga Turbo
|Display||5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display|
|Camera||13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera|
|Processor||64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz|
|OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop|