Panasonic India today debuted its first 2.5D curved display smartphone, the ELUGA Arc, available at a best buy price of Rs. 12,490. The device features a 4.7″ 2.5D curved HD IPS display. The 4G mobile device also features additional security with a fingerprint sensor, which can be configured for 5 different fingerprints and commands, for one step screen unlocking, picking calls, launching applications, clicking selfies & can even lock individual apps for enhanced security of personal data.
The ELUGA Arc is enabled with Android for Work support which allows enhanced IT Security and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) compatibility for private smart devices to operate securely on corporate networks.. It comes loaded with 4G VoLTE Connectivity and Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC.
The device features an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5 MP front camera. The ELUGA Arc operates on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) topped with the FitHome user interface, which is engineered exclusively by Panasonic, providing single thumb-flick access to applications on the home screen. The arc is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB Internal memory, expandable up to 32 GB. Available in royal gold, the dual SIM smartphone holds a battery capacity of 1800 mAh and the Battery can be charged 75% faster with Qualcomm Quick Charge™ technology.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said,
“For smartphone users, a major concern is the confidentiality and security of the highly volatile data, with cloud storage usage growing rapidly across segments. This control-sensitive device, which achieves complex tasks with a single fingerprint is personalized for the user and protects the smartphone investment. Our first curved display device in the 4G/LTE series, the Arc is rich in technology innovation, including an inbuilt sensor to operate home automated appliances.”