Panasonic has launched a new smartphone in the Panasonic Eluga series, dubbed Panasonic Eluga Prim. The Panasonic Eluga Prim is a cross between a budget and a mid-range smartphone, but the most surprising fact about it is that it costs more than the specifications it offers.
Panasonic Eluga Prim Specifications, Review and Highlights
The Panasonic Eluga Prim has a 5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display manufactured with IPS on-cell display panels and protected by Asahi glass. It’s powered by a 1.25GHz Quad-core processor and comes with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card.
The Eluga Prim comes with a Dual SIM slot and like most smartphones released in India, it supports 4G LTE with VoLTE. It packs a 2500mAh battery, making me wonder how long it will last with 3GB of RAM and 4G LTE.The Panasonic Eluga Prim sports a 13MP camera with
The Panasonic Eluga Prim sports a 13MP camera with triple LED Flash at the rear and a 5MP selfie camera at the front. It has a circular home button into which a fingerprint sensor is embedded. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
Panasonic Eluga Prim Full Phone Specifications
- 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz.
- 3G: HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz.
- 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual standby).
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
- Dimensions: 7.8mm thickness.
- Weight: 138g.
- Display: 5-inch, 1280 * 720 pixels HD, IPS On-cell Capacitive touchscreen, 2.5D Curved Asahi Glass protection.
- Build: Metal aluminium design.
- Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
- Colours: Gold & GunMetal Silver.
- Processor Name/Technology: –
- Processor Speed: 1.25GHz.
- Number of Processor Cores: Quad-core.
- Graphics Processor: –
- RAM: 3 GB.
- Internal Storage: 16 GB.
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB.
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint Sensor.
- Rear: 13 MP.
- LED Flash: Yes, Triple.
- Video recording: Yes.
- Front-facing: 5 MP.
- Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
- Loudspeaker: Yes.
- Audio Technology: –
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Bluetooth: v4.0.
- Bluetooth Profiles: –
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS.
- USB: micro-USB.
- USB OTG: –
- NFC: No.
- 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.
- Battery: Li-Po 2500 mAh.
- Charging: Fast Charge – No.
- Power Management: Marshmallow’s Battery Saving mode.
- Extra Features: –
- Launch Date: December 9, 2016.
- Availability: December 9, 2016.
- Sales stores/platforms:
- Online: –
- Offline: Retail stores in India.
- Launch Price
- Nigeria: N65,000.
- Kenya: KES 15,611.
- Ghana: GHS 645.
- India: Rs. 10,290.
- China: 1056 Chinese Yuan.
- USA: $153.
- UK: 122 British Pounds.
- Europe: 145 Euro.
Panasonic Eluga Prim Availability and Price Details in China, Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana
The Panasonic Eluga Prim comes in GunMetal Silver and Gold colour versions and is already available in retail stores in India for Rs. 10,290. There are similar smartphones available at cheaper prices.