Panasonic has released an upgrade to model Eluga I3 dubbed as ‘Eluga I3 Mega’. According to the company, the smartphone will come with price tag of Rs 11,490 and will be available via offline retailers and major online stores.
Panasonic Eluga I3 Mega will come in two color variants i.e. Champagne Gold and Silver.
Let’s talk about the key specs and features for the mobile.
For starters, the Eluga I3 Mega flaunts 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with (1280 x 720) resolution.
According to the official website, it comes with 2.5 curved glass display and has all metal body. Powering the phone is a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MTK6735 Processor with 3 GB RAM.
The Midrange Eluga comes with 16 GB internal memory expandable via Micro-SD Card up to 128 GB. Moreover, the runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. It would have been a better deal if it came with the latest Android 7.0 Nougat.
For imaging, it offers a 13 MP Primary camera with 80-degree wide angle camera lens with LED Flash. For better selfies, the smartphone comes with 5 MP Camera. Additionally, the smartphone supports OTG function. Hence, you can access your media files and securely transfer your data within minutes.
Egregiously, the Panasonic Eluga I3 Mega does not come with a fingerprint scanner, which is a bummer for a device in this price range.
Furthermore, the dual sim smartphone packs a huge 4000 mAh battery capacity. The smartphone is 9.4mm thick and weighs 180 grams. Connectivity options include WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, etc. Also, it supports 4G VoLTE. The smartphone will be compatible with Reliance JIO network as well as Idea, Vodafone and Airtel 4G networks.
Key Specs for Panasonic Eluga I3 Mega
- Display: 5.5-inch HD Display with 1280*720 pixels, 263 Ppi
- Processor: Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz
- Chipset: Quad Core Mediatek 6735
- OS: Android Marshmallow 6.0
- RAM: 3 GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 16 GB, expandable up to 128 GB through an SD card.
- Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and 4G VOLTE Dual sim connectivity.
- Camera: 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash & 5 MP Front Selfie camera.
- Battery Capacity: 4000 mAH battery.
- Fingerprint Scanner – No
- Weight – 180 grams
- Thickness – 9.4 mm
- Price: Rs. 11490.
- Available – Flipkart / Amazon India India.
- Launch Date – 08/June/2017
According to Panasonic, the smartphone is equipped with ‘Android for Work’. The Android for Work feature will offer additional security and will help in keeping user’s data more secure.
Pankaj Rana is Business Head of Mobility Division of Panasonic India. On the smartphone’s launch, he said “The full-metal body Eluga I3 Mega is designed to stand out in the crowd and is targeted towards the youth who like to keep it stylish. The powerful smartphone with 4000mAh battery and 5.5-inch display screen will solve the undying issue of college students and professionals who are always on the go.”