The Panasonic Eluga Ray 550 provides value for money as it comes with several excellent features. Right from the processor to the camera and strong battery backup. It has got all the features which one can ask for in a mid-range price smartphone. The device has some excellent features but at the same time, it has an average display feature, which certainly can be overlooked considering the price of the device.
Display and Design
The Panasonic Eluga Ray 550 sports a 5.7inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 X 1,440 pixels accompanied by a pixel density of 282 ppi. It comes with a capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch and has a screen to body ratio of 75.01%. The handset is available in Black, Blue and Gold colours. It weighs around 152 grams and has a thickness of 8.5mm.
OS and Configuration
The Panasonic Eluga Ray 550 boots on Android v7 (Nougat) out of the box. At its heart, it is powered by a quad-core, 1.3Ghz, Cortex A53 processor, coupled with a 3GB RAM for efficient multitasking. The processor is built on MediaTek MT6737 chipset. The graphics front of the device is taken care of by Mali-T720 MP2 GPU which handles all graphics requirements efficiently.
Battery and Storage
The battery aspect of the Panasonic device is provided by a 3,250mAh Li-ion battery which provides good battery backup. However, it is not user replaceable, just like most other smartphones. For storing up important data and media files, the device comes with an internal storage capacity of 32GB, which can be further expanded up to 128GB which translates to a formidable storage space for the user to work with.
Connectivity and Camera
When it comes to the camera, the device has an excellent setup. It comes with a 13MP primary camera with a good aperture value of F2.2 and comes with LED flash which proves to be handy while clicking images under low light conditions. The images are captured at a resolution of 4,128 x 3,096 pixels. Some of the general features of the primary camera include - Digital Zoom, Auto flash, Face detection and touch to focus. The smartphone also comes with an 8MP front camera which has an F2.0 aperture and front LED flash.
The handset comes with several connectivity options such as- Wi-fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS and micro USB 2.0 slot.