Panasonic launches selfie phone Eluga S

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic yesterday launched its octa-core powered selfie phone Eluga S. The smartphone, priced Rs 11,190, will be available for purchase in India from next week.

Panasonic launches selfie phone Eluga SThe phone comes with a unique Blink-Play feature that clicks a selfie after an interval of 3 seconds when the user blinks.

The phone features a 1.4GHz Octa-core processor and 1GB of RAM and comes with a 5-inch 720p screen. It has internal storage of 8GB, with the memory expandable upto 32GB using microSD card.

The phone has a 5MP front-facing camera and 8 MP rear camera. The dual-SIM phone draws power from a 2100mAh battery.

Commenting on the launch Manish Sharma, managing director, Panasonic India said, "We are sure that Panasonic's ELUGA smartphone range has certainly raised the bar of standard to a great level and has the potential to succeed in the Indian market. This is the third phone is the ELUGA series which defines our willingness to embrace new technology in a market like India. As we launch new devices, we will continue to innovate for our customers."

Over the recent past smartphones companies are increasingly seeking play in the octa-core and the selfie segment aggressively.

The Panasonic Eluga S is so competitively priced that other phone manufacturers might consider lowering the prices.

Panasonic Eluga S is expected to now take on Micromax Canvas Nitro, reported.