Panasonic has launched the company’s latest smartphone in the Eluga series – Panasonic Eluga I5 in India at a price tag of Rs. 6,499. The smartphone comes in Black & Gold colors and it will be available exclusively on Flipkart. Originally, the Panasonic Eluga I5 is the successor of Panasonic Eluga I4 and the smartphone comes with Arbo virtual assistant.
Panasonic Eluga I5
Display, Processor, Memory, and Operating System
The smartphone features 5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and the display is protected by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek MT6737 processor which is paired with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and has a 16GB internal memory which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the camera side, the Panasonic Eluga I5 features 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 and 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
SIM Card Slot, Connectivity, and Sensors
The smartphone has Hybrid SIM card slot and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4, FM radio, A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone comes with sensors like accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and a proximity sensor.
The smartphone has the metal body and fingerprint sensor on the back.
Dimensions, and Weight
The smartphone measures 143x71x7.5mm and weigh 145.5 grams.
The smartphone packs 2500mAh battery.
Press Release Quote:
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said:
“Smartphones today have already shaped and are continuing to define our lives. Amidst this, one needs a smartphone that can be trustworthy, ensure performance or make lives simpler. The Eluga series bespeaks reliability and the latest Eluga I5is another perfect blend of innovation and elegance. It ensures top-notch performance at a value-based price”.
Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director – Mobiles at Flipkart said:
“After the success of previous budget-friendly smartphones launched exclusively with Panasonic on the platform, we are happy to expand our customers’ choices in this segment by bringing them yet another promising smartphone, Panasonic Eluga I5. The new phone checks all the right boxes offering customers best-in-class technology and design at affordable prices. We are determined to bring customers more innovation, superlative choices and a richer experience to constantly keep them excited and maintain our market leadership in this segment”.
Panasonic Eluga I5 Specifications
- Display: 5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass 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: 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory with up to 128GB microSD
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Rear Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5MP front-facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor: Yes
- Dimensions: 143x71x7.5mm
- Weight: 145.5g
- SIM Card Slot: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- Battery: 2500mAh battery