Conclusion: Dated by the fact it ships with Gingerbread as opposed to ICS, a few other faux pas like a solid camera with no flash and an interface that stutters as much as it glides set the Panasonic Eluga off to a shaky start.
Pros: Thin, attractive design, Waterproof and dustproof, Bright display
Cons: Low user-available memory, No camera flash, UI stutters
Summary: We like it, it’s better than a lot of Android phones out there, with a great, slim case that makes it feel smaller and lighter than other phones with similarly sized displays. It’s just a shame Panasonic hasn’t pushed the boat out and shipped its return to smartphones with a more polished, modern...
Conclusion: The Panasonic ELUGA and its bigger brother, the ELUGA Power will be available in the second quarter of 2012, but the price has yet to be announced. It should cost a pretty penny, though, seeing as it’s a well-built device with a decent amount of features under the hood.
Conclusion: The Panasonic Eluga is super stylish and a decent performer too, with dual core processor and a fine 4.3-inch touchscreen. The eight-megapixel camera could produce slightly better pictures but the waterproofing is a boon -- vogueish and tough too, it's a welcome return for Panasonic.
Pros: Stylish looks, waterproof, great touchscreen
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Excerpt: Panasonic, long missing from the smartphone arena, have finally made the decision to enter the European market. Their first foray is the Eluga dL1 and thanks to the kind people of Expansys we’ve gold hold of one to review.