The device will be available for purchase at a price point of Rs 9,290.
The ELUGA I3 is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB Internal memory, expandable up to 32 GB. The ELUGA I3 comes with 5.5 inch HD IPS display for wider viewing angles and focus on greater daylight readability. The device supports 4G VoLTE for rich data and voice experience and supports India specific LTE bands 3, 5 and 40. The ELUGA I3 operates on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with the Panasonic FitHome user interface. The device comes with 5 MP camera on the front and a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash.
Battery capacity of ELUGA I3 is 2700mAh. The device also supports 4G VoLTE, and has dual SIM – 4G/3G + 2G configuration integrated with Wi-Fi Hot Spot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, Global Positioning System (A-GPS).
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, “With the launch of ELUGA I3, we believe we will surely address some major consumer concerns by providing them with a better viewing experience and more productivity on-the-go”. Sharing details on Panasonic’s smartphone decision growth, Mr. Rana added that, “the mobile division contributed 15% towards overall India revenue, which we want to take to 25% by the end of the ongoing fiscal. The ELUGA I3 comes at the most appropriate time when mobile internet is on the rise and there has been persistent increase in demand for larger screens and video consumption.”
Key Features of the ELUGA I3 phablet:
|MODEL NAME||Panasonic Eluga I3|
|DISPLAY SIZE, TYPE & RESOLUTION||13.97cm(5.5) HD IPS Display|
|PROCESSOR||1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Android™ 5.1 (Lollipop)|
|MEMORY||2 GB RAM + 16 GB ROM with expandable Micro SD up to 32GB|
|CAMERA||13 MP AF Rear Camera with LED Flash|
|5 MP Front Camera|
|DIMENSIONS||151mm x 77mm x 8.2 mm|
|AVAILABLE COLOURS||Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Marine Blue|
|CONNECTIVITY||Dual SIM (4G/3G+2G)|
Panasonic launches 4G VoLTE Phablet ELUGA I3