Panasonic today unveiled its new Phablet – ELUGA NOTE, available at a best buy price of Rs.13,290. It comes with a 13.97 cm (5.5) Full HD IPS display with bright and low power consuming LTPS (Low Temperature Polycrystalline Silicon) display. ELUGA NOTE sports a 16 MP rear camera featuring F1.9 aperture for better low light photography & 6P Lens for ultra-fast auto focus.
The Front 5MP camera features gesture based selfie features like Voice capture, smile shot & gesture based shot. Light weight 142gm ELUGA Note holds a battery capacity of 3000mAh ensuring longer operation for the Octa-Core processing backed by 3GB RAM and 32 GB Internal memory, expandable up to 32 GB.
The ELUGA Note operates on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with the Panasonic FitHome user interface, which is engineered exclusively by Panasonic providing single thumb-flick access to applications on the home screen, and single hand operations through the bottom half of the large screen.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, “Panasonic always believes in creating a better life and a better world for our customers. Eluga Note equipped with full HD display, faster processing power and superior camera empowers the consumer to perform all their task at ease thereby making their life smarter and efficient. We are confident with ELUGA Note, will enhance our market share as an emerging smartphones brand and further strengthen our position in the price band of INR 10,000-15,000”.
|OS||Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with FitHome UI|
|Item Weight||142 gm|
|Product Dimensions||146 x 74.5 x 8.15 mm|
|Display & Resolution||5.5 (13.97cm) IPS LTPS & FHD (1920×1080 pixels) with 403 PPI|
|Processor||1.3GHz Octa Core|
|Memory||3GB RAM / 32GB Internal memory upgradable upto 32GB|
|Camera||16MP Rear with Triple LED Flash, F1.9 aperture, 6P Lens & 5MP Front camera|
|Wireless communication technologies||Bluetooth™ 4.0, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Global Positioning System (A-GPS), FM with RDS|
|Sensors||Ambient Light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor|
|Connectivity technologies||GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz, UMTS 900/2100MHz, LTE (Band 3/5/40) with VoLTE Support|
|Special features||Gesture to launch Apps, FitHome User Interface with thumb access to apps, Mobile Anti-Theft, Double Tap to lock, Smart App Manager Application, IR Sensor with Smart Remote Control App to control IR based home appliances.|
|Form factor & Design||Textured Back Design with Removable Back Cover|
|What’s in the box||Handset, Battery, Indian Standard USB Charger, Data Cable, Ear Phone, Protective Phone Case, Protective Screen Guard, Warranty Card and Quick Start Guide|
Available in textured back with champagne gold color, the 8.1mm thin ELUGA Note gives a premium look complementing the lifestyle of the users. Moreover, it supports 4G VoLTE for faster data access and good voice quality. With India entering the era of home automation, the ELUGA Note has an inbuilt IR sensor which allows a user to give commands to IR based smart home appliances such as TVs, DVD players and ACs.
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