Panasonic has launched a new member of its P-series range of smartphones dubbed as P55 Novo, which boasts of an octa-core processor. Panasonic had launched its predecessor P55 in November last year, priced at Rs. 10,290. The device is expected to be launched across various retail platforms from first week of July.
The device looks stylish with fabric textured back design. Another useful feature is availability of IR blaster, which makes this phone a universal remote control. The IR blaster sends infrared commands to various equipment like IR based TV, Set-top-Box, AC or any other such equipment with IR sensing capability.
The dual-SIM, dual standby P55 Novo runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out of the box and also features a 5.3-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display. It is powered by a 1.4GHz true octa-core processor supported by 1GB of RAM. The phone’s internal storage capacity is 8GB, which can further be increased up to 32 GB via microSD card.
The phone boasts of a triple-LED flash alongside 13-megapixel rear camera for ultra low light photography. A 5-megapixel front-facing camera is also accompanied by single LED flash. Connectivity options on the Panasonice P55 Novo include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, FM radio, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, and 3G.
The Panasonic P55 Novo measures 147.9×73.8×8.15mm and features tap play, which allows users to wake up the smartphone without pressing the physical power button, and Gesture Play, which allows launching of apps via gestures.
Commenting on P55 NOVO, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India said
“Indian customers are curious to have multiple options in a single device and keeping that need in mind, we came up with the P55 Novo – an all in all innovative smartphone meeting the needs of our smart users. Panasonic’s advanced technology that’s important to our customers has been seamlessly integrated into this smartphone. This is a step further to make the smartphones smarter and intuitive.”
Panasonic P55 Novo Specifications:
- Display: 5.3-inch
- Processor: 1.4GHz true octa-core
- Front Camera: 5-megapixel (with LED flash)
- Resolution: 720×1280 pixels
- RAM: 1GB
- OS: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat
- Storage: 8GB
- Rear Camera: 13-megapixel (with triple LED flash)
- Battery capacity: 2,500 mAh