The highlight of the Panasonic T33 smartphone is it supports multiple languages and comes preloaded with support for 21 regional languages. Some of the other smartphones that also come with support for multiple languages in the same segment are the iBall Andi Avonte 5, priced at Rs. 5,999, and the Lava Iris 402e (comes with support for 10 Indian languages) priced at Rs. 4,999. Micromax’s Unite 3, priced at Rs. 6,999, also supports multiple languages and supports 10 Indian languages.
The Panasonic T33 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device which runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. It comes with a 4-inch (480×800 pixels) WVGA TFT display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It bears 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports a 3-megapixel rear fixed-focus camera alongside 0.3-megapixel front camera. The rear camera is accompanied by an LED flash.
On the connectivity front, the Panasonic T33 offers GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options. It packs a 1500mAh battery; measures 125.8x65x10.1mm, and weighs 126 grams. It will be available in Pearl White and Duke Blue colours.
Commenting on the launch, Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India said “The T33 smartphone has been developed and designed to overcome the fundamental problem of language barriers faced across India by giving them an option to choose from various languages to interact, engage, entertain and connect in their preferred language. We are sure that adding support for local language in the device will give an opportunity to our customers to communicate seamlessly.”
Last week, Panasonic India launched the Eluga Z at Rs. 13,490.