Panasonic releases waterproof smartphone

Panasonic has prepared a new waterproof smartphone that will see the light of day on March 29 this year in Japan.

The new Panasonic Eluga smartphone adheres to the new tendency of offering sturdy smartphones that are resistant to dust, water, scratches and shock. This is why Panasonic claims its new offering is waterproof and dust resistant, although this still has to be proven.

The Panasonic Eluga was first unveiled at the MWC last month. The new smartphone boasts a 4.3-inch OLED display with 960×540 pixel resolution, measures 7.8 mm thin and weighs 103 grams. Inside the phone is powered by a 1 GHz TI OMAP processor and has 16 GB of memory along with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. There’s also an 8 MP camera without flash. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread the device will be upgraded to Android 4.0 in Q2 2012.

Panasonic Eluga smartphone

The new phone is available now in the UK for a price of 399 British pounds. The Panasonic Eluga will also be launched in other European countries later this year.


Source: VR-Zone

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