Panasonic has launched Eluga Ray Max and Eluga Ray X, its two new smartphones in the Eluga-series in India. Both the phones come with company’s new Arbo virtual assistant. It is a self-learning technology that understands your usage of the phone and will make it more intelligent based on the time and location, says the company. Notably, Arbo will be available for the phones by the end of April.

"Panasonic Eluga Ray Max"

Both the phones have a unibody metal design, fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button, selfie flash and come with 4G connectivity with support for VoLTE.

Panasonic Eluga Ray Max specifications:

  • 5.2-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-Core ( 4 x 1.2GHz A53 + 4 x 1.5GHz A53) CPU
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 16MP Auto Focus rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording
  • 8MP front camera with LED flash, 1080p
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light, Hall sensor
  • Non-removable 3000mAh battery with fast charging
  • Dimensions: 148 x 73 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 165 grams
  • Colors: Rose Gold, Gold, Space Grey

"Panasonic Eluga Ray X"

Panasonic Eluga Ray X specifications:

  • 5.5-inch HD (1280 × 720 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • MediaTek MT6737 (64-bit) SoC with Quad-Core 1.3GHz CPU
  • Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 13MP Auto Focus rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front camera with LED flash, 720p
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light, Hall sensor
  • Non-removable 4000mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 153.4×77 x 10.5 mm
  • Weight: 193 grams
  • Colors: Rose Gold, Gold, Space Grey
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The Panasonic Eluga Ray Max comes is priced at Rs. 11,499 for the 32GB storage version and the 64GB version costs Rs. 12,499. It will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from April 1st. The Eluga Ray X on the other hand is priced at Rs. 8,999 and will also be available exclusively from Flipkart.

Manish Sharma, President & CEO, Panasonic India & South Asia, and Executive Officer, Panasonic Corporation Said:

“Panasonic has always strived onto creating a sustainable connected environment for its customers across the world. With the launch of our first AI-enabled smartphone, we are now expanding our product offerings which will help empower our consumer base and assist them in performing tasks in a smarter way. AI has been dubbed as the technology which in future will shape the product interface and the way we interact with our smartphones, with this pilot advancement we hope that this will not only enhance our market share but will also further strengthen our position within the industry.

AI has been dubbed as the technology which in future will shape the product interface and the way we interact with our smartphones, with this pilot advancement we hope that this will not only enhance our market share but will also further strengthen our position within the industry.”

Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said:

“With hectic work schedules and over-burdened social lifestyles, Arbo is the best virtual assistant for working professionals. Today we are delighted to present before you Eluga – Raymax and Ray X, Panasonic’s first AI assisted smartphones powered by Arbo, a perfect blend of innovation and style. The features embedded within the smartphone will provide our customers with on the go access to high speed information and content at a value-based pricing.”