Panasonic has launched its Eluga Ray Max and Ray X smartphones in India. Along with the two new smartphones, Panasonic has also launched ‘Arbo’, which is the company’s own AI based Virtual Assistant which would be making its debut with the smartphones. The Panasonic Eluga Ray Max is available in two variants, one with 32 GB internal storage is priced at Rs. 11,499 and the other with 64 GB storage is priced Rs. 12,999. The smartphone is available in Gold, Metallic Silver, and Rose Gold colour variants. Talking about Panasonic Eluga Ray X, it is priced at Rs. 8,999 and will be available in Gold, Rose Gold, and Space Grey colour variants. Both the smartphones are exclusive to sale via Flipkart.
Panasonic Eluga Ray Max:
The key specifications of the Eluga Ray Max include a 5.2 inch Full-HD display armoured with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and a 1.4 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. The device has 4 GB RAM along with 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage options. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
For imaging, there is a 16 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, FM-radio and 3.5 mm audio jack. The smartphone holds a 3000 mAh battery to power itself and also packs a fingerprint sensor on the home button along with on-board sensors like accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope etc. The phone measures 148 x 73 x 9.5 mm and weighs 165 gm.
Panasonic Eluga Ray X:
The Eluga Ray X sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display. It has got a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 430 SoC under the hood with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage that can be extended up to 64 GB via Micro-SD card. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Camera specifications include a 13 MP rear camera coupled with dual LED flash and a 5 MP front camera. The Eluga Ray X also holds a fingerprint scanner in the home button. For connectivity there is 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, FM-radio and 3.5 mm audio jack. The smartphone has 4000 mAh battery for its powering with all on-board sensors same as that of the Ray Max i.e an accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope etc all are there. The smartphone measures 153.4 x 77 x 10.5 mm and weighs 193 gm.
As per the company, their Virtual Assistant is new and is in initial days, there will be more advancements and changes for its betterment with time. Both the smartphones will get ‘Arbo’ one or two weeks after release, which will most probably be in April and the phone will go live for sale in coming weeks via Flipkart.