Panasonic appears to be sticking to its promise of launching a range of smartphones in the Indian market in the below 15K price point. The latest is has brought out for the benefit of the Indian smartphone buyers is the Panasonic Eluga A4, the successor to the Eluga A3.
The Panasonic Eluga A4 has a 5.2-inch HD display with the screen resolution reading 720x1280 pixels. The processor is a quad core one from MediaTek and its clocking speed is a moderate 1.25GHz. The processor receives support in the form of 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. There is the provision to lift this capacity to 128GB via a microSD card. The operating system is the Android Nougat version 7.0 out of the box and Panasonicâ€™s personal digital assistant ARBO is the user interface skin over the OS.
The Eluga A4 has a 13MP sensor on the back with LED flash and the front camera is 5MP in size.
It is in the battery unit that the Panasonic Eluga A4 beats competition. It is a massive 5000mAh battery and should prove to the USP, particularly in the Indian market where people the battery charge to last at least the whole day so that they can use it for voice calls, play games and stream videos and still donâ€™t have to search for charging points outside of their homes.
The connectivity options are complete, including 4G VoLTE.
And Panasonic will start selling this phone Eluga A4 effective November 5 in India at Rs 12, 490, which should find many buyers opting for it. It also pits this new Panasonic smartphone directly against the highly successful Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.