Panasonic has launched a new smartphone dubbed Eluga Switch in India at a price of Rs 19,990. The device will go on sale via Amazon and will be offered in a Gun Metal Grey colour variant.
The new smartphone will sport a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. The display is reinforced by Asahi Dragon Trail Glass and features Oleophobic Coating to make it scratch-free. It is powered by a 1.5GHz octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor paired with 2GB RAM.
The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based smartphone comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash along with an 8MP front facing camera. The Panasonic Eluga Switch includes an internal storage of 32GB and does not include a microSD card.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes 3G, USB OTG, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, Android Beam, NFC and 4G LTE. It is backed by a 2910mAh battery. In additional features, the company has added JBL-powered 1.2W dual front speakers with Hi-Fi Sound and 3D audio. The device ships with JBL headsets too.
“The Eluga Switch does exactly what it was imagined to do, offer two vertical screen orientations in one handheld device,” Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Mobility Division, Panasonic India said on the launch of the Panasonic Eluga Switch. “A user can effortlessly ‘switch’ between an upright and inverted smartphone. The Switch is the epitome of consumer preferences, designed by keeping into consideration extensive customer feedback and expert technology.”