Panasonic has expanded its range of smartphones with the addition of the affordable Eluga Mark 2 VoLTE-capable handset to its Eluga series. The new Panasonic Eluga Mark 2 smartphone, available exclusively on Flipkart starting Wednesday, has been priced at Rs. 10,499 and comes with Android for Work functionality.
Pankaj Rana, Business Head - Mobility Division, Panasonic India said, "After receiving a tremendous response for our Eluga Mark device, we are delighted to launch Eluga Mark 2 with full metal body design & finger print sensor. A perfect blend of innovation, style & security, the new Eluga Mark 2 is made with 5.5"HD IPS screen with 2.5D curved Asahi Dragontrail glass in the front which gives a tough look and makes it scratch resistance for consumers. The 3000mAh li-Polymer battery makes sure that your phone is safe & gets excessively long battery life. Also, super-fast charging is an added advantage of Eluga Mark 2."
The Eluga Mark 2 sports a 5.5-inch HD IPS On-Cell display with 2.5D curved glass design and is protected from minor scratches by Asahi Dragontrail glass. Powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow software, the smartphone runs on a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor backed by 3GB of RAM, and comes with 32GB of built-in storage. For storage expansion, it supports microSD cards of up to 128GB capacity.
Panasonic Eluga Mark 2 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/2.2, 5P-element lens, and an LED flash module. The front-facing camera in the Eluga Mark 2 is a 5-megapixel shooter with a 4P-element lens with 88-degree wide angle. There is a fingerprint scanner located at the back of the smartphone, which can also be used to take selfies.
The battery inside the Panasonic Eluga Mark 2 is 3000mAh that is rated to last for an entire day. The connectivity options on the dual SIM (Micro+Nano) smartphone include 4G LTE, 3G, GPRS/Edge, Bluetooth v4, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), USB OTG, GPS, infrared, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone measures 151x76x7.7mm.
While the Panasonic will exclusively launch the Eluga Mark 2 on Flipkart, it is also set to host a 'Panasonic Phone Fest' on the e-commerce platform from November 23 to 25. During the fest, Flipkart will sell Eluga Note, Eluga Turbo and P66 with deals coupled with exchange offers. SBI credit and debit card holders will get a 10 percent discount on the price of the smartphones.