Update (December 26): Panasonic has announced that Eluga 500 will now also be available via physical retailers in the country.
Earlier (September 19): Panasonic on Tuesday expanded its Eluga lineup in India with the launch of two new Android smartphones – Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700. The new smartphones are entry-level and will go on sale starting September 20 at Flipkart.
According to the company, Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700 are priced at INR 8,999 and INR 9,999 respectively. These phones will be available in Blue, Mocha Gold and Champagne Gold colours.
“We are thrilled to introduce Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700. These two new Eluga phones with remarkable camera experience and picture quality allows our users to capture and share memorable moments with their loved ones,” said Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India.
Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 and Ray 700 specifications
The Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700 smartphones run on Android 7.0 Nougat and pack 3-gigabytes of RAM, 4G VoLTE connectivity, dual-SIM support and fingerprint sensor.
The Ray 500 sports a 5-inch high-definition screen and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor. The phone also features dual rear cameras, 5-megapixel selfie camera, 32-gigabytes of internal memory and microSD card slot.
On the other hand, Eluga Ray 700 has a 5.5-inch full HD display and is powered by octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor. Additionally, Panasonic has included 13-megapixel rear and selfie cameras, 32-gigabytes of internal storage and microSD card slot.
|Specifications||Panasonic Eluga Ray 500||Panasonic Eluga Ray 700|
|Display||5-inch 1280x720p HD||5.5-inch 1920x1080p FHD|
|Processor||1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737||1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753|
|Memory||3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, microSD card slot||3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, microSD card slot|
|Cameras||Dua rear camera setup with 13MP and 8MP sensors, 5MP selfie camera||13MP rear and selfie cameras|
|Battery||4000 mAh||5000 mAh|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS|