Panasonic P91 launched for Rs. 6,490 but there are better options for less

The new Panasonic P91 packs a few added features and flaunts glossy textured finish but given its price there are certain considerable options

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    • Panasonic P91 launched for Rs. 6,490
    • The phone supports 4G VoLTE
    • It boasts a glossy textured finish

Panasonic seems to have a pile of yet-to-be-announced smartphones stocked in its smartphone inventory. Almost every alternate the company would come up with one or two smartphone launch, the recent one being the Panasonic Eluga I5 that was unveiled last week. Panasonic has now brought a new budget smartphone under its P series, the Panasonic P91. Priced at Rs. 6,490 the phone will be made available for purchase at all authorised Panasonic outlets.

The Panasonic P91 features a 5-inch HD IPS display with 1080×720 pixel resolution. It is fueled by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737M 64-bit processor paired with Mali-T720 GPU. The smartphone comes with just 1GB of RAM and 16GB onboard with expandable storage support of up to 128GB with a microSD card. Design-wise it flaunts a glossy textured finish.

The P91 incorporates an 8-megapixel AF camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera for selfies. On the software front, it runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. The phone has a dedicated microSD slot which means you can insert two SIM cards and a microSD card in a separate slot. Panasonic touts that the new P91 has a 2dB higher audio output that will offer superior audio experience and clear sound. As for the powerhouse, it packs a 2500mAh battery. The device integrates two ‘smart’ features- Smart-gesture and Smart Action. The phone supports 4G VoLTE and has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG under its connectivity suite.

While the smartphone comes with a few added features, an elegant design but given its price point, there are other considerable options as well like Xiaomi’s Redmi 4A that costs a bit less than the P91. The Redmi 4A  (Review) carries 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 425 chipset, 2GB RAM/16GB storage, 13MP rear camera, 3120mAh battery all for a price of Rs. 5,999.