As teased earlier, Panasonic India has today launched a budget-friendly smartphone in its Eluga series called as Panasonic Eluga A2. The smartphone is the package of decent features accompanied with a large battery and will be aimed towards the affordable users. The device is priced at Rs. 9,490 and is available for sale in the country via all the leading online and offline platforms. The company is also offering a protective screen guard worth Rs. 399 for free along with the device.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said:
“With a fast moving life, customer expectation is to move from 3G to 4G, low RAM to higher capacity RAM and larger battery capacity to a battery sustaining for a day without charge. With ELUGA A2, we aim to deliver a maximum experience to our customers with a phone packed with features. Our new smartphone is a 4G VoLTE device with 3GB RAM & 4000 mAh battery, thus, providing a better solution to consumers who want long operational hours on a 4G VoLTE.”
Talking about the specifications, the Eluga A2 flaunts a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD display that offers a pixel density of 294ppi. Under the hood, the smartphone packs MediaTek MT6735A quad-core processor clocked at 1.0GHz paired with Mali-T720 GPU and 3GB of RAM for lag-free performance. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Panasonic FitHome UI overlaid.
The smartphone comes backed by a massive 4000mAh battery that is rated to offer 40 hours of talk time and upto 936 hours of standby time. The smartphone also supports fast charging technology and can provide 2 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charge. It has 16GB of built-in storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion of memory upto 128GB. On the camera front, the device features an 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera for video chats and selfie lovers.
The device supports 4G-LTE with VoLTE and includes other basic connectivity options like 2G/3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0 port with OTG. The smartphone looks premium in hand with a metallic finish around its sides and offers decent grip with curved edges. The dimensions of the handset measure 143.8 x 72 x 8.9 mm weighs 167.5 grams and comes in Metallic Gold & Metallic Silver color variants.