Panasonic has launched the company’s latest smartphone in A series – Panasonic Eluga A3 & Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro in India at a price tag of Rs. 11,290 & Rs. 12,790 respectively. The Panasonic A3 & Panasonic A3 Pro comes in Mocha Gold, Gold & Grey colours and will be available starting August 10th, 2017 across all Panasonic brand shops & other retail outlets across the country. Apart from this, the company has signed Taapsee Pannu, as its brand ambassador in addition to Varun Dhawan, the existing brand ambassador for its smartphone business.

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Panasonic Eluga A3

Display, Processor, Operating System, and Memory

On the specifications front, the Panasonic Eluga A3 features 5.2-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor which is paired with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and has 16GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.

Camera

On the photography side, the Panasonic Eluga A3 features 13MP rear camera with LED flash and 8MP front facing the camera for selfie & video calling.

SIM Card Support, and Connectivity

The Panasonic Eluga A3 has dual SIM support and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS

Dimensions, and Weight

The Panasonic Eluga A3 measures 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm and weighs 161 grams

Features

The Panasonic Eluga A3 comes with ARBO virtual assistant and fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button.

Battery

The Panasonic Eluga A3 packs 4000mAh battery.

Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro

Display, Processor, Operating System, and Memory

On the specifications front, the Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro features 5.2-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6753 processor which is paired with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and has 32GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.

Camera

On the photography side, the Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro features 13MP rear camera with LED flash, PDAF and 8MP front facing the camera for selfie & video calling.

SIM Card Support, and Connectivity

The Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro Hybrid dual SIM card support and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0, OTG, GPS, Wi-Fi.

Dimensions, and Weight

The Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro measures 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm and weighs 161 grams

Features

The Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro comes with ARBO virtual assistant and fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button.

Battery

The Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro packs 4000mAh battery.

Panasonic Eluga A3 vs Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro

Nearly both the smartphone – Panasonic Eluga A3 & Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro are very much similar. The difference between both the smartphone is of processor & internal memory. The Panasonic Eluga A3 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor while the Panasonic A3 Pro powered by octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor. The other difference is in storage, the Panasonic Eluga A3 comes with 16GB internal storage while the Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro comes with 32GB of flash storage.

Specifications Panasonic Eluga A3 Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro
Display 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the display protected by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the display protected by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass
Processor 1.25 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU 1.3GHz Octa-Core Mediatek MT6753 Processor with Mali T-720 GPU
Memory 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with MicroSD 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128 GB with microSD
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat
Rear-Camera 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF
Front-Camera 8MP front-facing camera 8MP front-facing camera
Connectivity 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
Dimensions 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm
Weight 161g 161g
Battery 4000mAh battery 4000mAh battery

Alternatives

At such a price tag, the Panasonic A3/A3 Pro will compete with Lenovo K8 Note and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.

Specifications Panasonic Eluga A3/A3 Pro Lenovo K8 Note Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Display 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the display protected by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D Curved glass display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
Processor 1.25 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU/1.3GHz Octa-Core Mediatek MT6753 Processor with Mali T-720 GPU Deca-Core MediaTek Helio X23 (2x 2.3GHz Cortex-A72 + 4x 1.85GHz Cortex-A53 + 4x 1.4GHz Cortex-A53) 64-bit processor with Mali T880 MP4 GPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor which is paired with Adreno 506 GPU
Memory 3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with MicroSD 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD 2GB RAM with 16GB storage, expandable memory with microSD
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.1.1 Nougat MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Rear-Camera 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF 13MP rear camera with PureCel Plus sensor, dual-tone LED Flash, secondary 5MP camera 13MP rear camera with PDAF, dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture
Front-Camera 8MP front-facing camera 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens, LED flash 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 85-degree wide-angle lens
Connectivity 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
Dimensions 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm 154.5 x 75.9 x 8.5 mm 151 x 76 x 8.35mm
SIM Card Slot Hybrid Dual SIM Card Slot Dedicated Dual SIM Card Slot Hybrid SIM Card Slot
Weight 161g 180g 175
Battery 4000mAh battery 4000mAh battery with Turbo Charging 4100mAh battery

Press Release Quote:

Highlighting the company’s strategy towards the smartphone division in India, Mr. Manish Sharma, President & CEO, Panasonic India & South Asia, Vice President, Appliances Company and Executive Officer, Panasonic Corporation said:

“We believe our in-house developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based virtual assistant—Arbo will be a differentiator. Today, software’s comprising of applications and user-interface (UI) have become the deciding factor to upgrade yourself to the next level of technology. The evolution of technology software has opened endless opportunities. Customers will continue to look for technology which will shape the product interface and the way we interact with our smartphones.”

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said:

“Further to the positive response of Eluga Ray series, we are happy to introduce two more powerful smartphones in the Eluga portfolio- Eluga A3 and A3 Pro. With the new improved features and enhanced quality the user will be able to do so much more. The Smartphones come in 3 stunning colors – Mocha Gold, Gold and Grey which define and compliment consumer’s style quotient. Also, our AI Assistant – Arbo will track and understand all your activities and help you make a schedule so that you don’t miss out on anything from your daily routine.”

He added,

“We learned that the consumer wishes to do new things every day. With our new brand campaign ‘So Much To Do’ we want the user to explore, create, practice and mostly do things that they have never done. Taapsee with her recent performances has developed a connect with the millennials and will surely infuse freshness to the new range. We are very happy to have her as our brand ambassador and look forward to this association.”

Panasonic Eluga A3 Specifications

  • Display: 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the display protected by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass
  • Processor: 1.25 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with MicroSD
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Rear Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF
  • Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes
  • SIM Card Support: Yes
  • Dimensions: 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm
  • Weight: 161g
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery

Panasonic Eluga A3 Pro specifications

  • Display: 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the display protected by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass
  • Processor: 1.3GHz Octa-Core Mediatek MT6753 Processor with Mali T-720 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with MicroSD
  • Processor: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Rear Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF
  • Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes
  • SIM Card Support Yes
  • Dimensions: 148.7 x 72.4×9.1 mm
  • Weight: 161g
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery

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