Panasonic has announced two new smartphones – Eluga A3 and the Eluga A3 Pro – in an event in Delhi today. The Eluga A3 is priced at Rs. 11,290 while the Eluga A3 Pro comes with a price tag of Rs. 12,790.
Sporting metal designs, both the smartphones are quite similar looking with 9.1mm thickness and sport a fingerprint sensor on the front of the devices. Both the Panasonic Eluga A3 and the A3 Pro come with a 5.2-inch HD thin-bezel display each, with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and Dragon Trial Glass on top.
Coming to the hardware, the Eluga A3 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor, clocked at 1.25GHz, under the hood while the Eluga A3 Pro houses a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC on the inside. Both handsets feature 3GB of RAM and run on the Android Nougat 7.0 operating system.
The Eluga A3 packs in 16GB of internal storage and on the other hand, the Eluga A3 Pro comes with 32GB of internal storage. Both the Eluga A3 and the A3 Pro offer an option of expanding the onboard storage up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. Both are dual-SIM smartphones that weigh in at 161 grams.
When it comes to the optics department, the A3, as well as the A3 Pro, feature a 13MP camera with LED flash and PDAF on the rear panel of the devices. There is also an 8MP secondary camera on each of the phones that sits on the front for selfies and video calls.
Both the smartphones are backed by a sturdy 4,000mAh battery each and they also come equipped with the company’s in-house virtual assistant ‘Arbo’. In terms of connectivity, the two devices come with options such as Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, OTG, micro-USB 2.0, and 4G VoLTE support.
The Panasonic Eluga A3 and the A3 Pro will be available for sale starting August 10, 2017, in all Panasonic brand stores and other major offline retailers across the country.