The company is targeting the festive season and believes that the smartphones will be "ideal gifting purchases."
Both the Panasonic P50 Idol and P65 Flash smartphones feature a lot of identical specifications. Both Android 5.1 Lollipop-based smartphones are powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The handsets come with 8GB of inbuilt storage with expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 32GB). Both dual-SIM based Panasonic smartphones sport an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Both the Panasonic P50 Idol and P65 Flash include connectivity options such as 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth.
There are some differences in the innards of the Panasonic P50 Idol and Panasonic P65 Flash smartphones as well. The Panasonic P50 Idol features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display while the Panasonic P65 Flash comes with a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display. The Panasonic P50 Idol and Panasonic P65 Flash pack 2150mAh and 2910mAh batteries respectively.
The P50 Idol measures 142x71.5x8.7mm and weighs 139 grams. The P65 Flash, on the hand, measures 151x77.8x8.95mm and 168 grams.
Commenting on the launch, Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, "With the release of the P50 Idol and P65 Flash, Panasonic now offers nearly 30 smartphones at affordable price points for every buyer to indulge themselves or their loved ones this festive season."