Europe is being treated to a new super-fast charging smartphone from Panasonic. The Eluga Power features a 1280 x 720 high-definition touch screen and can reach a 50% charge in 30 minutes! that’s impressive!
Here’s the spec’s and features from Panasonic:
A 1280×720 HD, 5.0 inch LCD screen with a 9.6mm thin frame.
Slim form factor – 136..
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0.
International standard IP57 water and dustproofing.
NFC – allowing for contactless payment and data transfer.
Main camera with 8MP autofocus and 1080p Full video , including auto scene recognition and 8x digital zoom, as well as a front-facing camera.
Superfast charging – 50% charge takes just 30 minutes, and 80% takes 57minutes (provided starts charging from a 10% charged status).
8GB of internal memory, with Micro SD Card Slot supporting a further 32GB.
Dimensions – 136 x 70 x 9.6mm
Display – 5,0″, LCD, HD (1280×720), Full Touch screen
Memory – 8 GB integrated memory
Weight – 133g
Battery – 1800 mAh battery
Baseband – GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900, UMTS 900, 2100
Internet Connection – EDGE / HSPA+ / HSDPA14Mbps / HSUPA 6Mbps
Connectivity – Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS
USB Connection – USB2.0 High Speed (Micro USB Connector)
Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with 1.5GHz dual-core CPU’s
Operating System – Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Camera – 8MP-AF, digital zoom 8x
Video Capability – Full HD (1080p) Record and Playback
NFC – On board
Waterproof & Dustproof – IP57
GB-English Color – Black
General Manager and Head of Mobile Communications at Panasonic System Communications in Europe,Toshiya Matsumura commented on the new phone:
“The ELUGA power is a real landmark for us as it redefines everything a modern smartphone should be. For too long, smartphones have either compromised on looks to embrace new features or dropped functionality in the pursuit of the perfect form. The ELUGA power marks a true turning point – delivering both high performance and high-end style.”
“In developing the ELUGA power, we refused to compromise and remained ambitious. That’s how we’ve managed to deliver the convenience of a 5-inch HD screen and superfast charging, make it water and dustproof, as well as add impressive features like NFC and a 1.5GHz processor. All in a slim, pocket-friendly and stylish smartphone.”