Allied Tradeline, the company that holds the authorization of Panasonic mobiles in Nepal, has launched a new smartphone — Eluga Switch. The Panasonic Eluga Switch is the company’s “premium” smartphone till date but unlike expensive handsets such as the Galaxy Note 5 or the Xperia Z5, the Eluga Switch’s priced to sell with an outright cost of Rs.28,491 in Nepal.
Specs of the Panasonic Eluga Switch include a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS OGS fully laminated display with Asahi Dragon Trail Glass protection, 2GB RAM, 32GB built-in storage but lacks microSD card slot for storage expansion, a 13-megapixel main camera with autofocus and 1080P recording, 8-megapixel front-facing cam with 84-degree wide-angle lens, and a 2910mAh non-removable battery.
The Panasonic Eluga Switch is powered by a 1.5GHz 64bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU and boasts a dual front-facing speakers with JBL audio technology. The phone currently runs on Android 5.0 lollipop. Connectivity options include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, USB OTG.
The Eluga Switch’s design don’t have fixed orientation like most of the handsets and offers a quick flip animation which means you can pick it up in anyway for basic smartphone functions. The phone’s perfect for audiophile as it comes with JBL powered 1.2W dual front speakers with Hi-Fi sound quality and dual microphones.