The Japanese smartphone maker Panasonic has over the time established itself as a very reliable and trustworthy global mobile brand. Panasonic has launched several smartphones in both the budget as well as the mid-range segment. Panasonic smartphones are characterised by great hardware, premium build quality, and pocket-friendly pricing. In the latest addition to its arsenal of mid-range smartphones, the company just launched the Panasonic Eluga Note.
Specs-wise, the Panasonic Eluga Note sports a 5.5-inch FHD (1080×1920 pixels) LTPS display with a pixel density of 403ppi. The device features a textured removable back which gives it an elegant look and feel. Under the hood, there is a 1.3GHz octa-core processor coupled with an impressive 3GB of RAM to take care of your day to day work. Even the hard-core games should run without any hiccups. There is also a very impressive 32GB of inbuilt storage and as if this is not enough, you can further expand it via a microSD card.
On the camera front, the Eluga Note features a great 16MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and a triple-LED flash. There is a 5MP camera on the front for selfies and video chat. The device packs a decent 3000mAh battery and offers dual-SIM, however, only one of the SIMs support 4G. The few major USPs of the Eluga Note include an IR Blaster and the voice over LTE (VoLTE) feature which are still uncommon in this price range.
Among other features, the Eluga Note offer all the common connectivity options like 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-FI 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, etc. The device runs on FitHome UI based on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The FitHome UI offers a very interactive and efficient interface.
Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Mobility Division, Panasonic India commenting on the launch said, “Eluga Note equipped with full HD display, faster processing power and superior camera empowers the consumer to perform all their task at ease thereby making their life smarter and efficient. We are confident with Eluga Note, will enhance our market share as an emerging smartphones brand and further strengthen our position in the price band of Rs. 10,000-15,000”.
The Eluga Note has been priced Rs. 13,290 and will be made available only in Champagne Gold colour. The device should hit the retail stores very soon and even we are quite eager to get our hands on this baby. We’ll soon be back with a detailed review of this very promising smartphone, Panasonic Eluga Note. Till then, stay tuned.