Panasonic on Wednesday launched the P100 entry-level smartphone in the Indian market. The Panasonic P100 price in India is Rs. 5,299 for the variant with 1GB RAM, and Rs. 5,999 for the model with 2GB of system memory. The new P100 smartphone goes on sale in India on Thursday, February 8 as a Flipkart exclusive. It will come in four colour options, namely Blue, Black, Gold, and Dark Grey.
The new Panasonic P100 smartphone has a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixel) display with 2.5D curved glass design and Gorilla Glass for protection against scratches. Based on Android 7.0 Nougat, the handset packs the 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor under the hood. It comes with 16GB of internal storage, with microSD card support up to 128GB.
On the back of the Panasonic P100 is an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash, while the front camera has 5-megapixel resolution and comes with selfie flash. The dual-SIM handset has a 2200mAh battery, and Duraspeed technology that the company claims will "save battery and data by intelligently optimising unused background apps." As for the dimensions, it measures 145x73x9.9mm and weighs 174.8 grams. Its connectivity suite consists of Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0, USB OTG, and fingerprint sensor on the back.
Some of the unique features of the new P100 smartphone are Multi-Modes for image editing, On Body Detection Mode, Bluetooth Unlock Mode, Trusted Places, Trusted Face, and Trusted Voice Modes.
Pankaj Rana, Business Head - Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, "P100 is a smart device power packed with unique value-added services and features. It is targeted towards millennials who look for a smartphone which is a one-stop solution for their daily needs. Boasting of not only advanced camera setup but also an elegant and superior design, P100 is an all-around package at an extremely affordable price."
Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director - Smartphones at Flipkart, said, "The P100 combines the best-in-class technology with breakthrough prices and is a great choice for customers looking for a budget smartphone."