The OS in this new smartphone from Panasonic is the Android Nougat version 7.0 and the battery 2210mAh.

Panasonic launches 4G-enabled budget smartphone Panasonic P9 with Asahi IPS display
Atom Tech Shorts Saturday, September 09, 2017 - 10:33

The trend among the smartphone brands to capture the budget phone segment of the Indian market with phones in the Rs. 5, 000 and Rs.6, 000 range continues. The latest to join the race is the Panasonic P9. The details of this phone, which can be purchased from Panasonic’s stores and other retail outlets across the country, are as below.

It’s a 5-inch display phone with a mediocre 480x854pixels IPS LCD display. The Asahi Glass in the screen is expected to protect the screen from scratches. The processor to run the phone is the MT6737M MediTek quad-core CPU with a clocking speed of 1.1GHz. 1GB RAM and 16GB internal memory complete the package. The storage level can go up to 32GB via a microSD card.

The optics section sports an 8MP camera in the rear and a 5MP sensor in the front, with the lens apertures being f/2.0 and f/2.4 respectively. They should offer reasonable image quality to match the segment the Panasonic P9 is being launched in.

The OS in this new smartphone from Panasonic is the Android Nougat version 7.0 and the battery 2210mAh.

The Panasonic P9 has provision for two SIMs, both GSM. The full banquet of connectivity options that include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and 3G and 4G. The 4G capability will include the Band 40 used by Indian operators in the LTE range; it practically means the phone will be 4G VoLTE ready to make its mark in the Indian context.

Some of the other functional features the Panasonic P9 will come with include the Quick Switching mode where you can seamlessly move from one app to another among the most recently ones. Similarly, there’s the Quick Reply feature that lets you send a response from the Notification pane without having to open the app fully.

The Panasonic P9 is already on sale in India, as indicated, and it is priced Rs. 6, 290.

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