Panasonic launches new Eluga-series smartphones in India

Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 and 700
Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 (left) and Eluga Ray 700

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.

SpecificationsPanasonic Eluga Ray 500Panasonic Eluga Ray 700
Display5-inch 1280x720p HD5.5-inch 1920x1080p FHD
Processor1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 67371.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753
Memory3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, microSD card slot3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
CamerasDua rear camera setup with 13MP and 8MP sensors, 5MP selfie camera13MP rear and selfie cameras
Battery4000 mAh5000 mAh
OSAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ConnectivityDual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPSDual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS

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