Panasonic introduces its quad-core phablet P55

Panasonic has launched its new Android smartphone, P55. The device is priced at Rs 10,290 for the Indian customers and will come with a bundled screen guard and a flip cover.

The P55 sports a 5.5 inch HD IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels. It is powered by a quad core processor paired with 1GB RAM.

The smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS. The new device is 7.9-mm thick with 13.9-cm.

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The P55 boasts an 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash, and a 2MP front-facing camera. It has 4GB internal memory which can be further extended to 32GB via microSD card.

On the connectivity front, the P55 has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, and 3G.

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The device is fueled by a 2500mAH battery, but the talk time and standby time is not mentioned by Panasonic.

The smartphone comes with a ‘Tap Play’ feature where the device has an in-built capability to recognise touch while in sleep mode, i.e. users can double tap to wake-up the phablet instead of reaching the power button every time.

The P55 also features ‘Gesture Play’, a gesture based feature to launch apps directly from home screen, ‘Pop-i Player’, which allows users to multi-task while playing videos and a music player called ‘Music café’.

Key specs:

5.5 inch HD IPS display

Quad core processor

Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS


8MP rear and 2MP front camera

4GB internal and 32GB external memory

Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, and 3G

Tap Play

Gesture Play

Pop-i Player

Music café

“With continuous innovation as our baseline strategy, the new P55 gives our consumers the ability to operate their smartphone seamlessly while meeting the easily accessibility aspect,” said Manish Sharma, managing director, Panasonic.

Panasonic also launched the T40 quad core smartphone last month at a price of Rs 5,990.

The device sports a 4 inch IPS display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad core processor with 1GB RAM.

Panasonic T40 has a 5MP rear camera with Autofocus and is befriended with an LED flash with 8GB internal storage expandable to 32GB using a microSD card.

The device runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat  with Panasonic’s intuitive Gesture Play+. The gesture based interface allows a user to quickly open apps directly from lock screen. It can be reverted to Android Launcher.

Vishal Kawadkar


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