Panasonic Eluga Switch price at launch for reversible phone

Panasonic Eluga smartphones are pretty popular in India, and the company has just launched a new one in the lineup. The Panasonic Eluga Switch has an unusual feature to distinguish it from the pack, as it’s reversible and can adjust orientation so it can be used when upside down. Coming right up we have news on the Panasonic Eluga Switch price, specs and more.

We’ll check out the specs of this new arrival first, and the Panasonic Eluga Switch has a 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor, Adreno 405 graphics, and a 5.5-inch display with Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080. It has 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage (non-expandable), and connectivity options that include 4G LTE (bands 1, 3, 7, 8 and 20 but no mention of LTE band 40). There’s also 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS, and USB OTG.

The Eluga Switch has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1080p video capture, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera featuring an 84-degree wide-angle lens. It has a 2910 mAh battery, dual front speakers, FM radio, and 3.5mm audio jack, and runs the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system with Reversible UI. The handset is in Gun Metal Grey, measures 152.7mm x 75.14mm x 7.4mm, and weighs 141g.

Then price of the Panasonic Eluga Switch is Rs. 19,990 and that includes a premium JBL headset. Panasonic India’s Business Head Mobility Division Pankaj Rana said of the launch,

“The Eluga Switch does exactly what it was imagined to do, offer two vertical screen orientations in one handheld device. A user can effortlessly ‘switch’ between an upright and inverted smartphone. The Switch is the epitome of consumer preferences, designed by keeping into consideration extensive customer feedback and expert technology.”

We’d be interested to hear your first impressions of the Panasonic Eluga Switch. Are you tempted to purchase this new Panasonic handset, and what do you think of its price? We always appreciate hearing from readers, so do send us your comments.