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Panasonic Eluga X1, Eluga X1 Pro with notch display, IR face unlock, dual cameras launched starting at Rs. 22990

Panasonic today launched two new smartphones dubbed as Eluga X1 and X1 Pro in India. The Japanese company has entered into the high-end smartphone segment with these phones that come at a starting price of Rs. 22,990.

The highlight features of the Panasonic Eluga X1 and X1 Pro are ‘AI Sense’ infrared face unlock feature, notch display on the front and dual cameras at the back. Both the phones feature the similar specs except for the RAM and storage options. The smartphones will be available via offline stores starting October 10.

Panasonic Eluga X1/ X1 Pro Specifications

If we talk about full specs, both the Eluga X1 and X1 Pro come with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2246 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is a notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, they are powered by a 2.0GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P60 processor with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The Eluga X1 comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage while Eluga X1 Pro has 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The storage is expandable up to 256GB with microSD. Both the smartphones run Android 8.1 Oreo with custom UI.

In terms of camera, they sport dual rear camera setup with a 16MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera with scene recognition technology. The rear camera also supports Face Beauty, Bokeh effect, Live photos, Backlight effect, Timelapse, Pro mode. There is a 16MP front camera with Bokeh mode, Face Emoji and Face Beauty modes.

The smartphones feature a back mounted fingerprint sensor. They also support IR Face unlock that comes with the proprietary function called ‘AI Sense’. It is said to unlock the smartphone in less than half a second even in low-light conditions.

Connectivity options on the phones include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ A-GPS. They both pack a 3000mAh battery with wireless charging support only on X1 Pro. They don’t sport a 3.5mm headphone jack but Panasonic is offering a USB Type-C to 3.5mm jack adapter with the phones. The Eluga X1 Pro also supports wireless charging.

Price, availability

The Panasonic Eluga X1 and X1 Pro are priced at Rs. 22,990 and Rs. 26,990 respectively. Both smartphones will come in Silver and Dark Grey color options. They will be available across all major offline stores starting October 10.

The company is offering a pair of Panasonic headphones with Eluga X1 and a wireless charger with Eluga X1 Pro as a part of the introductory offer.


Satyendra Pal Singh

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