These days, many manufacturers are launching phablets in the Indian market as the large screen handsets are highly preferred by many people despite the larger footprint. Today, Panasonic has come up with the Eluga Note that is the first high-end handset to be launched in the Eluga series.
The Panasonic Eluga Note is priced at Rs 13,290 and it directly competes with many devices that are priced in this range in the Indian market. Undoubtedly the mid-range smartphone market has a slew of capable offerings that will give it a stiff competition.
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One such competitor is the Xiaomi Mi Max that has been launched in India carrying a price tag of Rs 14,999. This is a phablet with a 6.44-inch display and an enormous battery. Today, we have come up with a comparison between the Panasonic Eluga Note and Xiaomi Mi Max. Take a look at it from the slider below.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Design
The Mi Max is made of metal and it comes in Dark Grey, Gold, and Silver color variants. It carries a weight of around 203 grams and measures 7.5 mm in thickness. In the case of the Panasonic Eluga Note, the device has a thickness of 8.15 mm, but it weighs pretty light at 142 grams. The device comes with a textured finish back cover that can be removed and it is available in Champagne Gold color option.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Display
The Panasonic Eluga Note boasts a 5.5-inch FHD 1080p IPS LTPS display. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Mi Max sports a 6.44-inch Full HD 1080p IPS 2.5D curved glass display. To protect the display from scratches, there is Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top of the screen.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Hardware
The Panasonic Eluga Note is powered by a 1.3 GHz octa-core processor, but do not have any clues on the chipset that is used in the device. Going by the comparison, the Mi Max is energized by a 1.8 GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor operating under its hood.
Both the devices are powered by 3 GB RAM accompanied by 32 GB of internal storage capacity. Further, there is support for expandable storage support on both the handsets.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Camera
In terms of imaging optics, the Panasonic offering boasts a 16 MP rear camera teamed up with triple LED flash. There is a 5 MP front-facing camera with 4P lens on board the device. On the other hand, the Mi Max flaunts a 16 MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. At the front, the Xiaomi phablet has a 5 MP camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Operating System
Both the devices run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but the Eluga Note is topped with FitHome UI, whereas the Xiaomi Mi Max is topped with MIUI 8 out of the box.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Connectivity
Both the Panasonic Eluga Note and Xiaomi Mi Max are packed with connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and dual-SIM support. The Eluga Note features an infrared scanner as well on board that lets the device to be used as a smart remote with the help of an app.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Battery
While the Eluga Note is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery, but the Xiaomi Mi Max with a larger footprint draws power from a mammoth 4,850 mAh battery that is non-removable.
Panasonic Eluga Note vs Xiaomi Mi Max: Other Features
The Mi Max features a fingerprint scanner at its back that lets users to unlock the device quickly as well as securely. On the other hand, the Panasonic handset lacks such a scanner that is included in most devices that are launched lately.