Panasonic Launches P99 with 4G VoLTE at Rs 7,490

DQW Bureau
03 Oct 2017
Panasonic Launches P99 with 4G VoLTE at Rs 7,490

Panasonic has increased the footprint of its budget smartphones in India by launching the P99. The handset costs Rs 7,490 and comes with 4G VoLTE support. The P99 can be purchased from select retail outlets in three colour variants - Blue, Champagne Gold and Black.

The Android 7.0 Nougat-based Panasonic P99 sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. Under-the-hood, the budget smartphone is powered by a quad-core processor, clubbed with 2GB RAM. It includes 16GB of storage and also supports microSD card to expand it further to 128GB.

The Panasonic P99 features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash. The camera comes with several modes including HDR, Watermark, Panorama, Burst Shot, Beauty mode and others. There is a 5MP camera with its own set of modes.

Backed by a 2000mAh battery, the Panasonic P99 smartphone measures 144.6x71.8x8.6mm and weighs 145 grams.
Given the price range of the smartphone, it directly competes with the Nokia 3, which is available for around Rs 8,500 online. The handset has a 5-inch IPS display with HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution. It sports an 8MP autofocus front and back camera sensors with f/2.0 aperture. Powered by the quad-core MediaTek MT6737, the Nokia 3 includes 2GB RAM with 16GB expandable storage. It is backed by a 2630mAh battery.
Earlier this month, Panasonic launched its Eluga I4 priced at Rs 8,290. The Eluga I4 sports the exact same specifications as the P99 but has its own AI assistant called Arbo. It also has a bigger battery - 3000mAh.
Panasonic also launched a Rs 2,70,000 Toughbook laptop in India. Called as the CF-33, the device is said to be ideal for Police, emergency services, government agencies, defense, field service workers, maintenance and service technicians in the utilities and telecommunications. The company claims that it is the world's first fully rugged two-in-one detachable laptop to come with 3:2 aspect ratio.


performance Quad core
display 5" (12.7 cm)
storage 16 GB
camera 8 MP
battery 2000 mAh
ram 2 GB
other sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
fingerprint sensor No
operating system Android v7.0 (Nougat)
sim slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
model P99
launch date September 28, 2017 (Official)
brand Panasonic
network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available
fingerprint sensor No
loudspeaker Yes
audio jack 3.5 mm
chipset MediaTek MT6737
graphics Mali-T720 MP2
processor Quad core, 1.25 GHz, Cortex A53
architecture 64 bit
ram 2 GB
thickness 8.6 mm
width 71.8 mm
weight 145 grams
height 144.6 mm
colours Black, Blue, Champagne Gold
display type IPS LCD
screen to body ratio 66.23 %
pixel density 294 ppi
screen size 5 inches (12.7 cm)
screen resolution HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
touch screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
internal memory 16 GB
expandable memory Yes Up to 128 GB
usb otg support Yes
settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
camera features Fixed Focus
image resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
autofocus Yes
shooting modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
resolution 5 MP Front Camera
flash No
type Li-ion
capacity 2000 mAh
wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
wifi features Mobile Hotspot
bluetooth Yes v4.0
volte Yes
usb connectivity USB charging, microUSB 2.0
network support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
gps Yes with A-GPS
sim 1 4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
sim 2 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz