Panasonic released a new model, Eluga U, during July 2014 to satisfy the quest of customers with a feature packed smartphone. It must have been their prime motive during the release because the mobile reached its goal of capturing the crowd’s attention with its features to a great extent. Though, Panasonic Eluga U, impressed the customers on a large scale, some customers found this mobile slightly below their mark of expectation. Weighing comments from both the sides makes this mobile, to stand out of the crowd of technology with its dominant advantageous features.
The stylish Panasonic Eluga U, with a thickness of 8mm, has a dimension of 141.50*71.30*7.90mm and weight of 141.00gm. This mobile, fundamentally being of touchscreen form factor, also gives a massive “YES” for multi-touch. Panasonic Eluga U has a screen of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. The screen size of this mobile is 5.00inches which approximately equivalent to 72.4% of body size. While this screens the clarity of colours to the users eyesight, the colours are greatly enlightened to view, with the screen resolution being 720*1280 pixels with 294 pixels per inch. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, thus, providing protection to both the screen and the viewers’ precious eyesight. To add up to all these fair and good features, this Panasonic Eluga U is available in two elite basic colours which are black and white. Though, colour lovers are slightly disappointed, black and white has gained much recognition from the customer’s side.
Hardware and Software
The Operating system of Panasonic Eluga U is greatly admired and sought after Android 4.4 KitKat with the skin Fit Home UI. Quad-Core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 is the CPU of this smartphone whereas the GPU is Adreno-305. The processor of this Panasonic Eluga is 1.2GHz Quad-Core with attributing the processor maker Qualcomm Snapdragon 400. The Random Access Memory is graciously provided in this mobile, for it is of 2GB capacity, which helps the users to carry out different tasks in their mobile, without getting stuck in the middle.
Panasonic Eluga U has a non-removable Li-ion battery with a battery capacity of 2500mAh, which is sure to help the users at all times. When the provided battery seems to be of good quality, there is no trouble behind our back.
Each and everyone wishes to have all their files and documents handy so that they could make use of them anytime, and this is made possible in Panasonic Eluga U, with an internal memory capacity of 16GB, which could also accommodate images, songs and videos. This ability is also widened with the possibility of extending the memory capacity up to 32GB through microSD card. This will surely help the users to save all that they like in their Panasonic Eluga U.
A beautiful snap is just a click away in Panasonic Eluga U. It allows the users to cherish all the pleasant moments of their lives through the wonderful rear camera of 13 megapixels which is accompanied by autofocus and LED flash. This camera doesn’t stop with enabling users to freeze pleasant moments but also captures video at 1080p@30fps, which is amazing. This mobile comes along with a front camera of 2 megapixels which is not incredible, but still a fairly good amount. This front camera enables the users to freeze themselves without anybody’s help.
The connectivity of Panasonic Eluga U is good with a “YES” for Wi-Fi supporting standards of 802.11 b/g/n, GPS with A-GPD, Bluetooth with v4.00, Wi-Fi Direct and USB with microUSB with v2.00. This mobile misses out NFC, Infrared, MHL Out and HDMI. This smartphone Panasonic Eluga U has a wonderful FM radio availability with RDS and headphones of 3.5mm is also provided with this Panasonic Eluga U.
Panasonic Eluga U is a dual SIM mobile phone which can only accommodate microSIM with GSM. Though, this smartphone does not support 4G connectivity, it actively supports 3G connection for both the SIM car.
Panasonic Eluga U is packed with sensors like Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. But still, this mobile lacks Barometer and Temperature sensor.
Panasonic Eluga U accepts SMS in threading view, MMS, Emails, Push emails and IM. The browser of this mobile is HTML. Though, this mobile does not support JAVA applications, it has a built-in MP4/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player, photo/video editor, voice memo and dial and document viewer.
The price of Panasonic Eluga U being around Rs.9,000/- in India, it has bagged a feature score of 76 on Pricejugaad.com. Though, some users complain that this mobile hangs and heat up very often, most of the users are well pleased with the features of this mobile. They find Panasonic Eluga U, worthy for the money paid, and they also volunteer to recommend this smartphone to others.