Panasonic Eluga Icon phablet has been launched in India. It is the latest device from Panasonic in the country, which will be available exclusively on Amazon India. Lets go through the specifications.
Panasonic Eluga Icon Specifications
The Panasonic Eluga Icon features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS OGS display. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 64-bit processor along with Mali T760 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS with ICON UI on top of it and hopefully will be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop soon. The ICON UI has features like single access to apps, iSense hand hover gesture based controls like Smart Awake Double Tap to wake-up screen, Air Swipe Unlock, MediaTek Hot-Knot, Blink Play for taking selfies with a blink of an eye, Picture-in-Picture Shot and more.
The Panasonic Eluga Icon comes with a 13 megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash which can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. It has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It is 7.95 mm thick and weighs 147 grams. The phablet has Dual SIM support, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio.
The Icon includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG and GPS as connectivity options. It packs in a 3,500 mAh battery under the hood.
The Panasonic Eluga Icon is available in Slate and Gold colour variants and has been priced at Rs 10,999 in India. It is sold exclusively via Amazon India starting today.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said,
“Increased internet penetration and growing popularity of online shopping, combined with the upsurge in smartphones has fuelled the growth of online retailing in India. In line with this, Panasonic India has exclusively tied up with Amazon in order to cater to the changing needs of the Indian consumers. With an aim to make technology accessible to all, this partnership not only reinforces our commitment to meet the consumer demands on-the-go but also amplifies our reach to a larger audience.”
Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, further added,
“At Panasonic, we believe in incorporating phenomenal features in our devices which cater to the changing customers demand. In line with this, we have come up with our new Eluga Icon which offers advanced features like the Smart iSense Technology which supports Single Tap & Blink Play which in turn enhances user experience.”