While Panasonic is eagerly awaited to announce the Eluga series of smartphones in India, the vendor has launched two feature phones in the new GD lineup. The devices are named GD21 and GD31 and they are priced at Rs 1,790 and Rs 2,190 respectively. Both the handsets are dual SIM devices and they arrive with micro SD card slot for expandable storage support and FM Radio with recording.
Talking about the specifications, the Panasonic GD21 features a 2.4 inch display with a screen resolution of 240×320 pixels and features a 1.3 MP primary snapper. The handset boasts connectivity aspects such as 2G, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and GPRS and has 32 GB of RAM and expandable storage up to 16 GB. Also onboard is a 1,800 mAh battery to power the device and it arrives in Dark Grey, Light Grey and Silver color options.
On the other hand, the Panasonic GD31 is fitted with a 2.8 inch touch screen display with a similar resolution of 240×320 pixels and employs a 2 MP main camera accompanied with LED flash at its back. The connectivity features remain the same as the GD21 and there is a weaker 1,100 mAh battery. The handset comes with a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32 GB of additional storage and arrives in Silver, Grey and Black color variants.
Both the devices support English and Hindi languages and have features such as LED Torch, Mobile Tracker, Blacklist and Security Inbox. In addition, the GD31 has Data Protection and Phonebook Backup aspects as well.
Regarding the launch, Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said, “The launch of these two models underscores Panasonic’s efforts in providing a remarkable mobile experience to the Indian consumers across cities. These models are priced perfectly matching with our consumers’ need for affordable solutions and thereby empowering the customers with a wide variety of products to choose from.”
Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Smart Phones and Tablets, Panasonic India, said, “Our deliberate approach is to offer affordable entry-level devices like the GD31 and GD21 for our customers. Our feature phone portfolio is aimed at introducing the greatest innovation and will provide our consumer with an uncompromised usage experience.”
|Model||Panasonic GD21||Panasonic GD31|
|Display||2.4 inch, 240×320||2.8 inch, 240×320|
|Internal Storage||Expandable up to 16 GB||Expandable up to 32 GB|
|Camera||1.3 MP||2 MP|
|Battery||1,800 mAh||1,100 mAh|
|Price||Rs 1,790||Rs 2,190|