Panasonic Eluga Ray Max, Ray X with Arbo AI Smart Assistant
Panasonic India has announced two new Eluga series smartphones in India – the Eluga Ray Max and Eluga Ray X. Both smartphones also sport a unibody metal design, 4G VoLTE, Fingerprint sensor, Front Selfie Flash and the company’s new AI powered virtual assistant – Arbo.
According to Panasonic, Arbo, is a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface. While not conversation driven, Panasonic’s new AI basically understands usage of the phone, over time make it smarter and help make the user more productive. It will be available by the end of April.
Panasonic Eluga Ray Max
Panasonic Eluga Ray X
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS|
|Dimensions||148 x 73 x 9.5 mm||153.4 x 77.0 x 10.5 mm|
|Weight||165 gram||193 gram|
|Display||5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.5-inch (1280 × 720 pixels) HD 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection|
|Processor||1.5GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit SoC||1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit SoC|
|Graphics||Adreno 505 GPU||Mali-T720 GPU|
|Memory||4GB LPDDR3 RAM||3GB RAM|
|Storage||32GB / 64GB built-in + microSD card slot (up to 128GB)||32GB built-in + microSD card slot (up to 128GB)|
|Main Camera||16MP rear camera with LED flash||13MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|Front Camera||8MP front-facing camera with LED flash||5MP front-facing camera with LED Flash|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11n, GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, USB OTG|
|Battery||3000mAh built-in battery with Quick Charge 3.0||4000mah Built-In Battery|
|Others||Fingerprint sensor, FM Radio, Arbo smart assistant|
|Pricing||Rs. 11,499 (32GB); Rs. 12,499 (64GB)||Rs. 8999|
|Colours||Gold, Rose Gold, Space Grey|
Pricing and Availability
Both the Panasonic Eluga Ray Max and Eluga Ray X will be available exclusively from Flipkart starting April 1st in Gold, Rose Gold and Space Grey colours. The Ray Max is priced at Rs. 11,499 ($177) and Rs. 12,499 (193) for the 32GB and 64GB versions respectively, while the Eluga Ray X is priced lesser at Rs. 8999 ($139).
Commenting on the launch, Pankaj Rana, Business Head – Mobility Division, Panasonic India, said:
“With hectic work schedules and over-burdened social lifestyles, Arbo is the best virtual assistant for working professionals. Today we are delighted to present before you Eluga – Ray Max and Ray X, Panasonic’s first AI assisted smartphones powered by Arbo, a perfect blend of innovation and style. The features embedded within the smartphone will provide our customers with on the go access to high speed information and content at a value-based pricing”.