After teasing its flagship smartphone for several weeks, Panasonic has officially launched the Panasonic P81, its latest smartphone in the P Series. It has a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display, powered by a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor with Mali 450 GPU and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It is just 7.9mm thick.
It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with dual SIM support, similar to other Panasonic smartphones and has a range of software features such as Gesture Play, Dual Play – Dual window operation, Pop-i Player. It has leather-like back cover for a better grip.
Commenting on the launch, Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said
With the launch of the Panasonic P81, we have reached yet another milestone as this is the first model of the “P” series featured with octa-core processor. The introduction of this model reiterates our commitment to keep innovating as we believe that it is a direct result of the consumers’ needs, and customer centricity has to be at the core of developing products for the Indian consumer.
Panasonic P81 specifications
- 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali450-MP4 GPU
- Dual SIM with dual standby
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with MicroSD
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS
- 2500 mAh battery
The Panasonic P81 comes in black color and is priced at Rs. 18990. It also comes with freebies worth Rs. 9900, including 6 month Evernote premium worth Rs.1800, free download from Hungama for a month, India Today content, offers from Hot-n-Trendy Space. It also comes bundled with accessories such as flip cover and screen guard worth Rs. 2000.