Panasonic Eluga I7 is a budget-friendly smartphone from the tech giant, Panasonic. The phone was built for those on a budget, but notwithstanding it comes with the latest features.
Firstly, the 18:9 aspect ratio full screen which Panasonic claims will help you experience a bigger view. Then there’s the Face Unlock feature, fingerprint scanner and 4000mAh battery.
Panasonic Eluga I7 Key Specs and Features
- 5.45-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
- Android 7.0 Nougat with 2GB RAM
- Quad-core 1.25GHz Mediatek MT6737H
- 16GB built-in storage
- 8MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
- 4000mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
Just like most budget-friendly smartphones, it has a Plastic body and available in three beautiful colours, Gold, Blue and Black. There’s a fingerprint scanner at the rear, just in case you don’t like the Face Unlock feature.
It also sports sleek antenna lines which bring out the best of the body. While the selfie camera and LED flash are visible at the top left corner. It measures 9.3mm in thickness and weighs 168g overall.
We have seen a lot of screen like this these past few months, but Panasonic stressed the Eluga I7 has an innovative full screen with Sharp visuals. The narrow bezels are almost non-existent.
The 5.45-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 295 pixels per inch density for clear and sharp visuals. It stretches up to 72.7% screen-to-body ratio as well.
Hardware and Software
Working underneath is the Mediatek MT6737H which was built on an older 28nm process technology. It comes with quad-core processor clocking at 1.25GHz, while the Mali-T720MP2 graphics card controls graphics.
You shouldn’t expect a blissful multitasking with its 2Gb of RAM. For storing files, the 16GB storage space handles all your files and apps even though you can expand up to 64GB using a memory card.
Camera And Connectivity
It sports an 8MP rear shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm pixel size and autofocus. The camera boasts of HDR, panorama and a LED flash for late night shoots. There’s another 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm pixel size and LED flash for selfies.
The Eluga I7 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIM. It has support for Bluetooth 4.1, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery And Availability
The Panasonic Eluga I7 is powered by a non-removable 4000mAh battery with no fast charging technology. Panasonic Eluga I7 is available on shopping stores, starting from $89 to $99, that’s about (N25,000 – N35,000).
Meiigoo S8 Full Specifications
・Announced: April 2018
・Status: Available. April, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 148.8 x 70.9 x 9.3 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Blue
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
・Pixel Density: 295ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 72.7%
・Operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.25GHz
・Chipset type: Mediatek MT6737H
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T720MP2
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 64GB
・Internal storage: 16GB
・Back Camera: 8MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No