Panasonic Eluga Switch with 5.5-Inch 1080p Display, Snapdragon 615 SoC launched

Panasonic expands its Eluga Series of phones with the launch of Eluga Switch Cellphone. It is priced at Rs. 19,990 and comes in Gunmetal Gray color options. Company is also giving premium JBL Headsets as in-the-box accessory.

We have been successful in building an exhaustive and robust range of smartphones in India, starting April 2013. As our presence in the market has expanded significantly and to get the best of this growing segment, the Eluga Switch is our answer to the consumer’s demand for a Panasonic engineered premium smartphone. As we see immense growth opportunities in the Smartphone segment, we have introduced the Switch which synthesizes Panasonic’s flagship Japanese technology with preferences of the Indian consumer into one, easy-to-use, seamless smartphone.

Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India

Panasonic Eluga Switch Specifications

This is a unique device with reversible Microphone, that allows users to talk from the top or bottom. The phone packs in a 5.5-Inch IPS Display that uses One Glass Solution Technology. The screen has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and comes with Asahi Dragon Trail Glass protection.

The Eluga Switch Specs include a 1.5GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Processor, Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB RAM. There is 32GB of Internal storage space and is no expandable.

This mobile phone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with FitHome UI. It has 13 Mega Pixels main shooter on the back with LED Flash that records 1080p videos. The front 8 Mega Pixels camera is equipped with 84 degree wide angle lens for selfies.

The Eluga Switch Features 1.2W Dual JBL Speakers with Hi-Fi Sound. The phone also uses ARKAMYS 3D audio Technology for enhanced sound output. The phone has measurements of 152.7 x 75.14 x 7.4 mm and has weight of 141 Grams. It is equipped with 2910 mAh battery that keeps the phone alive.

The cellphone supports 4G-LTE (Bands 1,3,7,7,20) (Band 40 To be confirmed) along with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.1, MicroUSB V2.0, USB OTG, NFC, GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.

The Eluga Switch does exactly what it was imagined to do, offer two vertical screen orientations in one handheld device. A user can effortlessly ‘switch’ between an upright and inverted smartphone. The Switch is the epitome of consumer preferences, designed by keeping into consideration extensive customer feedback and expert technology.

Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Mobility Division, Panasonic India

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