Panasonic has joined the dual camera range of smartphones. The Panasonic Eluga RAY 500 is the smartphone that is being launched by the company which will be available in the Indian market as well. One more phone, the Panasonic Eluga RAY 700 has also been launched.
The Panasonic Eluga RAY 500 sports a 5-inch display which has a screen resolution of 7120x1280pixels, which makes it a HD IPS display and it has a 2.5D curved glass protection. A quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor is the phoneâ€™s CPU and it clocks a speed of 1.24GHz. The CPU get support from 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Provision for a microSD card to enhance the storage to 128GB is also available on this new Panasonic smartphone. The operating system is the Android Nougat version 7.0 out of the box.
As mentioned, Panasonic would like their new offering to be seen as camera phones since they have incorporated the latest features in the optics department. The Panasonic Eluga RAY 500 has one 13MP and one 8MP camera in a dual setup in the rear and the front selfie camera is 5MP in size. The rear cameras have a dual LED flash support.
The battery is of 4000mAh. The connectivity options are complete, including 4G VoLTE.
The Panasonic Eluga RAY 700 is the other phone announced at the same event by the company. This has a larger display of 5.5 inches and this is a full HD display, 1920x1080p being the screen resolution. The same 2.5D curved glass protection is available here also.
The RAM, ROM and the OS are all the same as the Panasonic Eluga RAY 500. The processor is also slightly more powerful with an octa-core MediaTek MT 6753 processor and its clocking speed of 1.3GHz.
But in the optics department, the Panasonic Eluga RAY 700 has only one rear camera, 13MP and an identical 13MP is in the front. The rear camera enjoys the autofocus feature while the front camera has a flash support as well. The battery is also higher rated at 5000mAh.
Some of the common features on both the phones include fingerprint sensors, connectivity options, both smartphones being dual SIM phones and all sensors on board.
The phones are being launched now, taking advantage of the festive season grand sale, such as Flipkartâ€™s Big Billion Days Sale. The Panasonic Eluga RAY 500 is being offered online at Rs 8, 999 and the Panasonic Eluga RAY 700 at Rs. 9, 999/. There are three color options on both the phones, champagne gold, marine blue, and mocha gold.