Panasonic has silently launched the successor of the Eluga U, the Eluga U2, in Taiwan at TWD 7,990 (approximately Rs. 15,700). As yet, there is no information of its global release.
The smartphone can be grabbed from Yahoo online store in Taiwan. The Panasonic Eluga U2 is a single-SIM device unlike the dual-SIM Eluga U. The smartphone runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with the company’s Fit Home UI out-of-the-box, making it the first device to run Lollipop by Panasonic.
Upfront, the Panasonic Eluga U2 features a 5-inch full-HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a 64-bit quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.
The Panasonic Eluga U2 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. Inbuilt storage on the Eluga U2 is 16GB, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
Connectivity options on the Eluga U2 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS/ A-GPS. The handset measures 141.5x71x7.95mm, weighs 131 grams, and comes with a 2500mAh battery.
Last year in July, Panasonic had launched the Eluga U smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 18,990. The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM) Panasonic Eluga U features a 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) IPS OGS display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. Other specifications include, a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera; a 2-megapixel front-facing camera; 16GB of built-in storage expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB), and a 2500mAh battery.