A Panasonic device, dubbed as the Eluga 17 appears in the Geekbench website, revealing specs that make the phone an entry-level smartphone. As per the phone listed on the website, the handset may be powered by MT6737H, which is a revision of MediaTek’s 2016 system-on-chip, equipped with the Mali-720 MP2 GPU and is clocked at 1.30GHz.
In the storage front, the device will come with a 2GB of RAM. Going by the other Panasonic phones like the Eluga C with an aspect ratio of 18:9, the new smartphone may also come with same display size. No other details about the screen size of the phone have been listed on the Geenkbench website.
It is also expected that the phone may come with a bezel-less display. If this is true then Panasonic will become the first OEM in the world to launch an entry-level smartphone with a bezel-less design. While in the single core test on Geekbench, the device has managed to score 621, in the multi core test, the device scored 1816. The phone will most probably run on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box OS which may later get updated to the latest Android Oreo OS.
The Japanese manufacturer has been targeting India mostly with its Eluga series smartphones. The recently launched A3 and A3 Pro in the South Asian country, both of which come with a price tag of under $180. These devices feature a large battery size of 4,000mAh and feature the original MT6727 SoC. It is expected that the Eluga 17 may also sport a 4,000mAH battery like these two phones.
No other details about the actual design of the Eluga 17 have been revealed on the Geekbench website. Notably, the company had launched the Eluga 15 smartphone, followed by the Eluga C smartphone with a large bezel-free offering and an 18:9 aspect ratio screen.