Panasonic on Wednesday launched Eluga S, the company’s latest smartphone in Eluga series. Sporting a 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD IPSE display, it is powered by a True Octa-Core 1.4GHz MediaTek processor and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with Panasonic’s Fit Home UI out of the box.
Features of Panasonic Eluga S packs an 8MP rear camera with auto-focus, support for HD recording and LED flash, and a 5MP front-facing camera for selfie fans. Integrated with a new BLINK PLAY tech that lets users capture selfie or groupies with the camera sensor on the front by just blinking your eyes, it captures the image on an automatic three-seconds countdown timer.
Paired with 1GB of RAM on Eluga S, also includes 8GB internal storage and supports microSD card slots of up to 32GB for expansion. It also comes with software features such as Kwik Lock( double tap to unlock), Pop-i player, Music cafe and Gesture control.
In terms of connectivity, the dual-SIM phone offers 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. It measures at 7.9mm thin unibody form factor and will be available in black and white color variants with stitched leather finish at the back.
Panasonic on the other hand offering a flip cover and a screen guard with the phone which has a 2100mAh battery on board.
Commenting on the launch, Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said
We are sure that Panasonic’s ELUGA smartphone range has certainly raised the bar of standard to a great level and has the potential to succeed in the Indian market. This is the third phone is the ELUGA series which defines our willingness to embrace new technology in a market like India. As we launch new devices, we will continue to innovate for our customers.
Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India said
With the launch this series, we have redefined the design aspect and user experience in our range of smartphones. With the introduction of ELUGA S we have gone one step further in software innovation to provide a thrilling and fresh experience targeting the trendy youth of today that is always in a lookout for new and innovative dimension in technology.
Panasonic Eluga S Specifications
- 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- 1.4 GHz True Octa-Core processor
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD
- Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- Dual SIM
- 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera
- 7.9 mm thick and weighs 135 grams
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2100mAh battery
The phone will be available starting third week of November in India. Priced at Rs. 11,190, the Eluga S is the third phone to go on sale in the series, while the Eluga U and Eluga A are available at Rs 18,990 and Rs 9,490, respectively.