One of the trends we are currently witnessing is companies launching smartphones with 4G VoLTE support. The trend was started by the likes of Reliance Digital with its LYF smartphones, and others have now followed suit. Panasonic has now launched a new affordable smartphone, called P77. This smartphone is priced at Rs 6,990 and it comes with 4G VoLTE support. It will be available across all Panasonic outlets in the country. Also Read - Samsung and LG confirm presence at in-person CES 2022Also Read - Panasonic Toughbook FZ-55 launched in India, price starts at Rs 1.5 lakh
The Panasonic P77 will be available in two colors — grey and white. It features a unibody design and weighs 126 grams. Buyers will also receive a protective screen guard as a free accessory in the box. Panasonic, as a smartphone brand, is looking into fully manufacturing its smartphones in India within the next two years.
Panasonic P77 specifications
The Panasonic P77 features a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) fully laminated display. Under the hood is a 1GHz quad-core processor. The smartphone comes with 1GB of RAM, and onboard storage of 8GB, which is further expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
On the photography front, the Panasonic P77 smartphone sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It is powered by a 2,000mAh Lithium Polymer battery. The smartphone offers connectivity options like dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi and A-GPS support. On the software front, the Panasonic P77 smartphone runs on Android Lollipop 5.1.
Looking at its specifications and price, we can say that the Panasonic P77 smartphone will face some tough competition as in this price range there is a wide range of 4G VoLTE smartphones to choose from. Xiaomi’s Redmi 3s, priced at Rs 6,999, is sure to give the Panasonic P77 a tough competition. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD IPS display, Snapdragon 430 octa-core 1.4GHz processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage. Xiaomi Redmi 3s runs on Android based MIUI 7 and is powered by a 4,100mAh battery. It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. ALSO READ: Panasonic Eluga Arc2 launched in India for Rs 12,290: Specifications and features
If we talk about 4G VoLTE being the main USP here, then we can easily opt for Reliance Digital smartphones which start at a price of Rs 2,999. At this price point, we have picked the Reliance Digital LYF Wind 7 smartphone priced at RS 6,999. Reliance Digital LYF Wind 7 features a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with AGC Glass protection, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage. It also sports an 8-megapixel AF rear camera along with a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and is powered by a 2,250mAh battery. ALSO READ: Panasonic T44 Lite 3G smartphone with Android Marshmallow launched in India for Rs 3,199: Specifications, features
|Features||Panasonic P77||Xiaomi Redmi 3s||Reliance Digital LYF Wind 7|
|Display||5-inch HD IPS||5-inch full HD IPS||5.5-inch HD IPS|
|Processor||1GHz quad-core||Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz octa-core processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 1.3GHz quad-core processor|
|16GB (expandable)||16GB (expandable)|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
|Android OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop||Android based MIUI 7||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Price||Rs 6,990||Rs 6,999||Rs 6,999|