Panasonic launched its budgeted smartphone that hosts a large battery and best display. The company launched Eluga I3 Mega in the month of May 2017 as a successor to Eluga I3. The phone is based on Android v6.0 and therefore targets the budget segment of Android users.
Panasonic Corporation is the world’s largest electronics manufacturer which deals with televisions, smartphones, projectors, desktops, cameras, and other wide range of electric appliances. Panasonic Eluga I3 Mega is an affordable phone that hosts a lot of exciting features. Huge RAM, high-resolution camera quality, bigger battery capacity and many other features of Eluga I3 Mega have created an impressive look on the consumers already.
Eluga I3 Mega from the front side, hosts a white paint scheme, and on the back side, it is of rose gold color. The dual combination is found quite rarely in the smartphones and gives a decent look too. The phone measures 54.6 x 77 x 9.4mm and weighs 180 grams which seem to be a little heavy in hand.
The budgeted Panasonic smartphone, Eluga I3 Mega flaunts 5.5 inches of the screen which is of HD type. The resolution of this IPS LCD display is 1280*720 pixels. To make it more innovative, the display uses on-screen navigation buttons.
The power key and volume adjustment key are located on the left side of the phone. The speaker is on the top-front side along with selfie shooter. On the rear side, primary camera with flash is present. The socket for charging is on the bottom side of the panel. Overall, the phone gives a cool appearance.
The new Panasonic Eluga I3 Mega is equipped with MediaTek s MT6735 SoC which is quite popular among budgeted phones. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and hosts quad-core processor clocked to 1.3GHz. The RAM is 3GB which is huge for a budgeted phone. Though the processor is quite slow but with 3GB RAM it is good enough to carry out a few tasks without hanging up in the middle.
Eluga I3 Mega gives the option of dual SIM that supports full 4G internet connectivity. Among the two SIMs, one is of micro type, and another is of nano type.
The internal memory of this I3 Mega is 16GB which is again expandable upto 128GB using micro SD card in one of the card slots. Having a 16GB memory at this price is also an exciting feature in the phone.
The phone has a primary camera on the rear side which has 13 MP resolving power which have a sensor of 1/3 along with pixel size of 1.12 microns. It is also accompanied with a LED flash. The front shooter is of 5 megapixels which is quite average when it comes to any other device of this price range. The rear camera is enriched with features like Autofocus, HDR, Geotagging, Face Detection, etc.
The primary camera supports video recording at 30fps in full HD format. The front camera also performs video recording function in HD format at 30fps. The video recording is performed in a MP4 format which is acceptable and accessible on many other devices.
The Eluga I3 Mega has an inbuilt speaker and microphone of mono sound. It also has a headphone jack of 3.5mm that supports stereo sound. It can play audio files of various formats like AAC, AMR-NB, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA and videos of type 3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MP4.
The Panasonic phone features a long lasting battery of 4000 mAh. The battery is of Li-Ion type and is non-removable. The battery of this capacity gives the backup throughout the day on average usage.
The phone is enriched with various connectivity options like SMS, MMS, Email, Hangouts, etc. for messaging. The phone supports internet connectivity of 2G, 3G, and 4G with VoLTE. It supports Google Chrome as a default browser. The device also has in-built FM Radio and A-GPS for tracking. It also supports Wifi, Hotspot, Wifi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and Tethering. Among the wired connectivity options, it has Micro USB of 2.0 version and Type AB Connector, Mass storage, Charging and USB on-the-go. The phone is embedded with the sensors like Proximity and Accelerometer.
Panasonic Eluga I3 Mega being budgeted phone does not provide features of superior range. The battery capacity and display are otherwise the exciting features which can attract the customers.WHAT WE LIKED