Panasonic Eluga Arc is a nice deal which comes with 2.5D Curved Display as well as 4G VoLTE smartphone.It also comes with the awesome design and fingerprint sensor at the back with enhanced IT security and BYOD which beneficial for big companies.

UnBoxing and Hands on Video

Built Quality and Design

When we come to the built of the device, the best thing i like in the whole device is the look and feel and its easy handling the only drawback in the design is that after it is too handy they have used on screen back buttons, where as they can make it them as capacitive backlit buttons as it will increase the screen size.

As they are only having 4.7″ screen size after adding on screen buttons it becomes 4.5 which looks quit small while using it.

At the back they have a 8MP rear camera with a large golden color wing which just attract you towards it. below it you are having a LED flash which gives decent performance, finger print sensor works pretty fine, just like the other devices which we are getting these days response time is good and works fine most of the time no complains regarding it.

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Below that there is Panasonic brand logo and Eluga written which is the name of the series. After that there is decent speaker below that.

When we come to the top they are offering 3.5mm audio jack and IR blaster, we have not checked the earphone performance as well as the IR blaster application, hope they have added all the devices list on to the application of IR blaster else it is of no use.

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When we come to bottom side of the device it is having a normal Micro USB port and beside there it is having a Primary mic and nothing else. it has a curvy design and is only available in GOLD color Variant. Hopefully in future they will add some new color line up in the future.

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When we come to another side of the device it is having Volume rockers and below that the power lock key, which gives quite good haptik feedback. There is no patterned like feel on those buttons but it doesn’t matter as the buttons are quite tactile and can easily be pressed. On another side it is having a Hybrid Sim Tray which can handle Dual Sim or One Sim and One Micro SD Card depending what you gonna use over there and it is expandable upto only 32 GB.

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Camera

When we come to the camera performance it is quite decent, clarity it good and the video i have shot from this device is listed below the maximum shooting will take place at 1080p which is good. When we try to focus on the subject, it is really very good and speedy but there is no manual controls over there.

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Camera Samples

Panasonic Eluga Arc camera Sample 1 - techniblogic

Panasonic Eluga Arc camera Sample 1 - techniblogic

 

Hardware & Performance

When we come to the performance there is no lag in the UI while i was using it, the more we can only find once we will receive the device in our hand. when we come to the battery it comes with 1800 mAh. i know want you are thinking it is very low but they have mentioned that they have installed some optimization using which better will easily last for a day, but i doubt on it.

When we come to the screen they are offering is 4.7″ HD IPS Display which is 2.5D Curve which looks good but doesn’t matter for the consumers a lot while purchasing. The Processor it comes is Snapdragon 410 clocked at 1.2 GHz which is a 2 year old processor i don’t know why they have not upgraded it yet. The GPU it is having is Adreno 306 again a old one but games will work fine on it.

It is a dual sim Hybrid Sim Tray and is expandable upto 32GB only. Rest all the Details Specs are being listed below just check it out.

The Device Box comes with USB cable, Charger, Earphones (Finally) user manual, sim ejector tool and a screen guard also.

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Specifications

General

  • Device Type
    Touchscreen
  • Model
    Eluga Arc
  • WaterproofWater-proof or water-resistant describes objects relatively unaffected by water or resisting the ingress of water under specified conditions. Such items may be used in wet environments or under water to specified depths. Waterproofing describes making an object waterproof or water-resistant (such as a camera, watch or mobile phone)
    NO
  • Announced
    07 April 2016
  • Released
    07 April 2016
  • Status
    Available
  • Price
    12,490

Design

  • TypeDesign Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    139mm×67mm×8.1mm
  • Weight
    130g
  • Body material
    Metal + Platic
  • Protection
    2.5D Curved DIsplay
  • Colors
    Gold

Network

  • 2G Network
    2G, GSM 900/1800
  • 3G Network
    3G, UMTS 900/2100
  • 4G Network
    4G/LTE, LTE:B3/B40
  • SIMSIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Micro SIM
  • Dual SIM
    YES , Hybrid

Display

  • Display TypeDisplay Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    HD IPS
  • Size
    11.93cm (4.7)
  • Resolution
    1280×720
  • Display ColorsDisplay Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M
  • Touch Screen
    YES
  • Display ProtectionDisplay Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    2.5D Curved
  • Features
    Tempered Glass Front Cover
  • Secondary Display
    NO

Media

  • Audio Playback
    AA,AAC+,AMR,MIDI,OGG,FLAC,WMA,WAV,APE,MP3
  • Video Playback
    MP4,AVI,3GP,MKV,WMA
  • FM Radio
    YES
  • Alert Types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    YES
  • Handsfree
    YES

Camera

  • PrimaryCamera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    8 MP
  • Video
    1080P
  • FlashFlash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash
  • Secondary
    5 MP

Software

  • Operating SystemOS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • FacebookFacebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
  • YoutubeYoutube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Hardware

  • ChipsetChipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • CPUCPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 1.2 GHz
  • GPUGPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 306
  • RAM (Memory)RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    2 GB
  • Internal StorageInternal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    16 GB
  • Card SlotMemory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    Expandable upto 32 GB
  • Fingerprint ScannerFingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of bio metrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity.
  • SensorsSensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity

Connectivity

  • BluetoothBluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.0
  • InfraredInfrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fiWi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    802.11b/g/n
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • Wifi DirectWi-Fi Direct, initially called Wi-Fi P2P, is a Wi-Fi standard enabling devices to easily connect with each other without requiring a wireless access point.
  • USB
    MICRO USB 2.0
  • GPSGPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    YES
  • NFCNFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMIHDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • Wireless ChargingWireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    NO

Data

  • GPRSGPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGEEDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Web BrowserWeb Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    Default HTMLv5 browser

Messaging

  • SMSSMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view)
  • MMSMMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • EmailEmail (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
  • IMIM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    YES

Battery

  • Battery TypeBattery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • CapacityBattery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    1800 mAh
  • Fast ChargingFast Charging is the speed at which a device can charge
    Yes, Qualcomm Quick CHarge 1.0
  • StandbyStandby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    upto 2 days

Sensors

  • Compass
  • Magnetometer
  • Gravity Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Infrared Sensor
  • Fingerprint ScannerFingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of bio metrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity.
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Sensor

Benchmark

  • AntutuAnTuTu Benchmark is a comprehensive Android Benchmarking application. It includes "Memory Performance", "CPU Integer Performance", "CPU Floating Point Performance", "2D 3D Graphics Performance", "SD card read-write speed", "Database IO" performance testing.
    24000

Conclusion

They are only Focusing on Offline market as they also know no one online gonna buy this one at such high price of Rs. 12,490, as they are a huge line up of competition in the market with much better specs and looks. So now what do you guys say about it. Comment below to let us know your thoughts and remarks.

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