Panasonic Eluga I5 with 2GB RAM & 13MP camera – Specs & Price

Panasonic Eluga I5 Design
Panasonic Eluga I5 Design

Panasonic has launched a fitting successor to its budget-friendly Eluga I4 in India. The new smartphone from Panasonic, the Eluga I5 can be described as ultra-affordable, going for a budget Rs. 6,499 and that is not far-fetched considering its specs. Let’s see how the latest addition to the Eluga series fares.

Panasonic Eluga I5 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Panasonic Eluga I5

Display

The Eluga I5 sports a dazzling 5-inch HD display offering 720*1280 pixels of resolution. On top of that is a 2.5D curved glass screen with Asahi Dragontrail Glass for extra protection.

Design

The metal-clad device is adorned in the brightest of Gold and Black colors . The 7.5mm thick device has a fingerprint sensor located at the back which also houses the rear camera and LED flash on the top left corner in an horizontal formation. Weighing 160g also means the Eluga I5 can slot in your palms or pockets conveniently.

Storage & Processor

Behind all the functions, is the 1.25GHz Media-Tek MT6737 processor with four cores coupled with Mali T720 GPU, no different from the recently launched Eluga A4. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD.

Camera

The Eluga I5 sports a 13MP back camera with dual-tone LED Flash for quality photos and brighter images in low-light backgrounds. The front also has a camera of its own, a 5MP selfie camera.

Battery & Connectivity

The Eluga I5 will be nothing without its 2500mAh powerhouse which is non-removable in this case. Connectivity options include; Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, FM Radio, rear mounted fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE, Hybrid Dual SIM slots.

Software

The smartphone comes with Android 7.0 Nougat OS pre-installed. Its not the latest, but it will surely do.

Panasonic Eluga I5 Full Phone Specifications

Panasonic Eluga I5 Design

General

Device BrandPanasonic
ModelEluga I5
AnnouncedNovember, 2017
ReleasedNovember, 2017
StatusAvailable

Network

2G NetworkGSM 900 / 1800 MHz
3G NetworkHSPA+ 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkLTE
SIM TypeHybrid Nano SIM.
SIM CountDual SIM

Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GLTE, VoLTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeSmartphone
Dimensions143*71*7.5mm
Weight145.5g
BuildMetal Unibody Design.
ColorsBlack, Gold

Display

Display TypeIPS 2.5D Curved Glass Display
Size5.0 inches
ResolutionHD (720 * 1280) pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Densityn/a
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionAsahi dragontrail Glass
FeaturesMulti-touch, 2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

13MP camera
LED Flash
1080p HD Video
Autofocus, face detection, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, HDR
  • Rear camera – Yes
  • Front camera – No
5MP
n/a

Software

Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
n/a
No
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

64-bit MediaTek MT6737
Number of Processor CoresQuad-Core
CPU Speed1.25GHz
GPUMali T720
2GB
Internal Storage16GB internal memory
expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light, fingerprint sensor(rear mounted)

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
InfraredNo
Wi-FiWiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeUSB 2.0
USB On-the Go (OTG)n/a
GPSYes
NFCNo
No

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Po
Capacity2500mAh
PlacementNon-Removable
Standby
Talk Time

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes

Media

Yes, WMA, MP3, WAV, MIDI
Yes, WMV, MP4
n/a
Yes
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV, AMR
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

MP4/H.264 player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer

Availability and Price of Panasonic Eluga I5 in India & China

The Panasonic Eluga I5 is available exclusively on Flipkart in India at an affordable Rs. 6,499.

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