Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro has landed in the smartphone market in the month of October 2018. This is a mid-range smartphone that’s an upgrade to Panasonic Eluga Z1, which is devoid of face unlock technology.
So, as we examine the features and specifications of this latest device from Panasonic, pay attention to how the upgrades manifested and where they occur. Check out the full specifications of Panasonic Eluga Z1 here.
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Design and Display of Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro
Body design material in the Eluga Z1 Pro is predominantly metal. Dimensions to the device are 76.25 x 157.2 x 8.05 mm. it weighs 168 grams, and comes in black, gold, and blue colors. There is no secondary display on the device, nor is it water resistant.
For the display, the screen size is 6.19 inches which comes with HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. Pixel density is 269 pii, aspect ratio is 19:9, and screen to body ratio is 80.71 percent. Furthermore, other features include multi-touch, up to 10 fingers, scratch resistance, Dragontrail Pro glass, and 2.5D curved glass screen.
To the rear of the Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro, there is dual camera setup of 13 MP plus 2 MP with dual LED flash. In addition, there is the f/2.2 aperture. The video department is able to churn out 1080p@30fps and FHD recording features. Other features of the rear cameras are auto focus, digital zoom, face detection, exposure compensation, continuous shooting, geo-tagging, and more.
There is also a front selfie camera that comes with flash properties with f/2.2 aperture and a few other good attributes.
Hardware and Software of Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro
Operating system in the device is Android 8.1 Oreo which is able to upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie. This comes with a modified user interface. Furthermore, MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) is the chipset (SoC) in the device. However, it works together with process technology 12nm, while the CPU is Octa-core 2.0 GHz 8-Cores. The GPU is PowerVR GE8320 2-Cores. Architecture is 64-bit.
Storage capacity in Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro is 4GB of RAM that cannot be increased but the internal storage is 64GB. Nevertheless, the user can increase storage up to 128GB with a microSD card.
Sensors found on the Eluga Z1 Pro include fingerprint to the rear, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, and gyroscope.
Network and Connectivity
Internet connectivity includes 2G (GSM), 3G (WCDMA, HSDPA), and 4G (LTE). All of these work with the dual Nano SIM cards that can work inside the slots provided. Other components include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, hotspot, USB Type-C, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, with facial identification. However, there is no infrared or NFC in the Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro.
To power the device and offer backup to the Eluga Z1 Pro, there is the 4000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. This battery comes without wireless charging, but it has fast charging technologies. In view of this, the user can charge from zero to 100 percent in about two hours.
Price and Availability
The price of Panasonic Eluga Z1 Pro is around $240 to $250 USD. Having been released in the month of October 2018, this Panasonic smartphone is available for purchase. As you can see, Eluga Z1 Pro is a mid-range device that lives up to its reputation.