Panasonic has announced the launch of another smartphone, the Eluga Icon, in India. It is now available exclusively on Amazon India for Rs 10,999.
The new smartphone is equipped with a 5.5 HD IPS screen and supports 4G/LTE networks. The Panasonic Eluga Icon has a 1.5 GHz True Octa Core processor that runs the phone with the help of 2 GB RAM. It has 16 GB built in memory which is further expandable to upto 32 GB via a micro SD card and it has OTG functionality as well. However, it has the older Android KitKat operating system.
The Panasonic Eluga Icon offers an 8 megapixel front camera and a 13 MP rear camera with auto focus and LED flash. The Icon is also equipped with cool features like ICON User Interface providing single access to apps, iSense â€“ a unique hand hover gesture based functionality, Smart Awake – Double Tap to wake-up screen, Air Swipe Unlock, Mediatek Hot-Knot and Blink Play feature for taking selfies or groupies with a blink of an eye.
The 7.9mm Panasonic Eluga Icon has a unibody and weighs 147 grams with its 3500 mAh battery. This battery claims to offer 9 hours of talktime or standby time of 900 hours.
Announcing the launch, Pankaj Rana, business head – mobility division, Panasonic India, said, “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.”