Panasonic India on Thursday launched a new smartphone - the Panasonic P77. The budget smartphone comes with 4G and VoLTE support and is available at all Panasonic outlets across the country at Rs. 6,990 in Grey and White colour variants.
The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Panasonic P77 is a dual-SIM smartphone that supports 4G only on one SIM card slot at a time. It features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.
The Panasonic P77 sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front camera. It bears 8GB inbuilt storage that's expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). The smartphone is powered by a 2000mAh battery.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and A-GPS. The Panasonic P77 measures 143x72x7.6mm.
Commenting on the launch, Pankaj Rana, Business Head - Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said, "We continue to focus on all the segments of mobile phones with different price points and value proposition. We are pleased to offer the new P77 with 4G VoLTE technology to our Indian customers at an affordable price of Rs. 6990. With this device, we reassure our commitment to offer better design & quality products to our valued customers."
Panasonic also said it expects a 200 percent growth over the same period last year. "The company expects Rs. 600 crore sales this festive season. by aggressively expanding distribution network and launching more phone models," Rana added.