Panasonic Eluga C launched with 3-side bezel-less display: Check out the Review

Panasonic Eluga C

Panasonic Eluga C Review

Panasonic are here again guys! This time they released the Panasonic Eluga C, a unique smartphone with a 3-side bezel-less display. It’s sort of what we have seen on Sharp’s Aquos phones and Xiaomi’s Mi Mix, but not quite. The device is not their flagship though, as it is a midrange device for the middle-class individual. Yes, the phone is quite affordable, so let us know if you will be getting it from the review below.

Panasonic Eluga C DESIGN

A beautiful smartphone, the Eluga C exudes class and uniqueness. Covered in an all-metal unibody with glass, the new device is an attention-grabbing a smartphone. It is available in two beautiful colours, Blue and Soft Pink. Blue for masculine, Soft Pink for feminine, perfect right?

Panasonic Eluga C

The smartphone is a little too bulky, measuring 8.7mm slim and weighs close to 200g. The fingerprint scanner was spotted at the front, disrupting a chance for a full bezel-less look.

Panasonic Eluga C DISPLAY

 

Eluga C boasts of a unique 3-side bezel-less display and an unnecessary physical home button. If not for the home button which doubles as a fingerprint sensor, this device would have been more bezel-less than the iPhone X.

The 5.5-inch smartphone sports an S-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a 720 x 1280 pixels screen resolution. The 16:9 ratio screen has a 267ppi density and 80.5% screen-to-body ratio. Definitely an impressive screen to body ratio on a midrange device, but the bezels below needs to go too.

HARDWARE and SOFTWARE

It doesn’t just look like a powerhouse, it works like one too. Under the hood is a MediaTek MT6750T chipset clocking at 1.5GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53. The overall graphics is powered by a Mali-T860MP2 GPU, for multitasking, it boasts of 4GB RAM.

Save as many files as you want on the 64GB storage space, which is upgradeable to 256GB using microSD. Panasonic Eluga C runs on 7.0 Nougat OS.

Panasonic Eluga C CAMERA

The horizontally placed dual rear camera on the Eluga C is one of its highlights. The 13MP + 5MP camera strategically mounted at the back of the device brought out a daring look. Both rear cameras on the Eluga C open with aperture f/2.2 lenses. The camera also comes with photo enhancing features like autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection.

While at the front, there’s a 5MP selfie camera with f/2.2 lenses as well.

BATTERY

The Panasonic Eluga C is powered by a 3000mAh Non-removable battery.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Panasonic Eluga C is available for pre-order for just $199, that’s about N70,000 – N90,000.

Full Specification Of Panasonic Eluga C

LAUNCH
・Announced: 2017, November
・Status: Coming soon. December 2017

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Dimensions: 141 x 73.5 x 8.7mm
・Color: Blue, Soft Pink
・Weight: –

DISPLAY
・Type: S-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.5-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
・Pixel Density: 267ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 80.5%

SOFTWARE
・OS: Android 7.0
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5 GHz
・Chipset: MediaTek MT6750T
・GPU: Mali-T860MP2

STORAGE
・Card slot: Yes, microSD up to 256GB
・Internal: 64GB ROM, 4GB RAM

CAMERA
・Primary: 13MP + 5MP
・Secondary: 5MP
・Flash: Yes, LED Flash

FEATURES
・Wifi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
・Bluetooth: Yes, 4.0
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Front)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity
・USB: 2.0, with OTG

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: –

Posted by Joseph Young

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