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Panasonic Eluga Turbo

Panasonic on Monday launched its first smartphone of the year in India, the Eluga Turbo. The Android smartphone is already up for pre-orders exclusively via Snapdeal and will start shipping on Wednesday. The handset carries a price tag of Rs. 10,999.

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The dual-SIM supporting Panasonic Eluga Turbo bears a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display, and is powered by a 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 3GB RAM. The smartphone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with FitHome UI and houses a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

The Eluga Turbo bears 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 32GB). In the connectivity section, the handset supports 4G LTE, GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.0, and Micro-USB options. Measuring 142.4 x 71.2 x 6.95 mm, the budget smartphone is backed by a 2350mAh battery and will be available in Marine Blue, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold colour variants. The handset also features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and Asahi Dragontrail glass on the back panel.

“India’s technology market in 2016 will be focusing on ‘Make in India’ and 4G enabled devices as an innovation-driven economy has led to the expansion of software and services. With the rollout of 4G/LTE telecommunications technology, we have developed new 4G/LTE compatible models across our product range. The objective of Eluga Turbo is to provide consumers with a premium design and performance,” said Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India during the launch.

Specifications

General

Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 142.20 x 71.20 x 6.95
Battery capacity (mAh) 2350
Removable battery No
Colours Marine Blue, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.5GHz  octa-core
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 5.1
Skin FitHome UI

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/ g/ n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Regular
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2  
SIM Type Regular
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No