Panasonic has launched its flagship Eluga U smartphone in India, which is priced at Rs. 18,990. According to the comapny, Eluga stands for ” elegant user interface gate way.” This smartphone has Unibody with textured glass design and comes in two color variants – Black and White. The back of the smartphone has a premium mirror printed texture on an anti-shatter crystal glass, which gives it a premium and classy look. The Eluga U will be available in the retail stores from tomorrow.
The Panasonic Eluga U sports a 5-inch IPS HD display (720×1280 pixels) with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection as an On-Glass Solution . It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded upto 32GB via microSD card. The Eluga U is equipped with a 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash, and a 2MP front-facing camera.
The Eluga U runs the Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box, and supports Dual-SIM (Micro-SIM). It is packed with a 2500mAh battery. It measures 141.5×71.3×7.95mm, and its weight is 141 grams. For connectivity options, it offers 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS/ A-GPS.
The Eluga U smartphone comes with the single hand operative Fit Home user interface specifically designed for Eluga series, which has feature of “Kwik Lock”, where the user can double tap the home screen to lock.
Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said “As compared with our previous devices, this latest incarnation combines a superior build quality & unique user interface which defines our willingness to embrace new technology in a market like India. The launch of Eluga U redefines Panasonic India’s efforts in continuing to constantly innovate for its customers.”