Panasonic has announced two new smartphones for the Indian market. The new Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700 come with features like stock Android OS, huge battery, fingerprint sensor, and dual rear cameras. Read more to find about Panasonic Eluga Ray 500, Eluga Ray 700 Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Panasonic Eluga Ray 500||Rs 8,999|
|Panasonic Eluga Ray 700||Rs 9,999|
While the Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 is priced at Rs 8,999, the Eluga Ray 700 will cost you Rs 9,999. Both affordable handsets will be available via Flipkart from September 21 at 12 am IST. As part of Flipkart’s Big Billion Days Sale, users can get an extra 5 percent off on purchase via Axis Bank Buzz Credit Cards.
|Specifications||Panasonic Eluga Ray 500||Panasonic Eluga Ray 700|
|Processor||1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6737||1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6753|
|Internal Storage||32GB (expandable up to 128GB)||32GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Display||5.0-inch, IPS On Cell, HD (720 x 1280 pixels)||5.5-inch, IPS On Cell, full HD (1080×1920 pixels)|
|OS||Stock Android 7.0 Nougat||Stock Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (13MP + 8MP) with flash||13MP with Flash|
The dual-SIM smartphones come with 32GB internal storage which can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 128GB). While the Eluga Ray 500 is backed by 4000mAh battery, the Eluga Ray 700 comes with a larger 5000mAh battery.
Panasonic Eluga Ray 500
The new Eluga Ray 500 sports a 5.0-inch IPS On Cell display with HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6737 processor and 3GB RAM.
On the camera front, the Eluga Ray 500 sports a dual camera setup with dual LED flash on the back. It combines a 13-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel sensor. The handset comes with a 5-megapixel front camera. It measures 144.26 x 71.26 x 9.2mm and weighs 163 grams.
Panasonic Eluga Ray 700
The new Eluga Ray 500 sports a 5.5-inch IPS On Cell display with full HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MTK6753 processor and 3GB RAM.
In terms of camera, the Eluga Ray 700 features a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 13-megapixel front camera. The new handset measures 153.75 x 75.35 x 8.9mm and weighs 182 grams.
- Pure Android 7.0 Nougat OS
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G VoLTE
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Ambient light sensor
- Proximity sensor
- Multiple color options
Both handsets run stock Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box and come in multiple color options – Champagne Gold, Marine Blue, and Mocha Gold. A fingerprint sensor is embedded in the home button. Other sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
The new handsets offer competent specs at an affordable price. Panasonic has been trying hard to gain market share in India. Can the new Eluga handsets take on competition from the Chinese brands? Let us know in the comments section below.