Our Opinion

The Panasonic Eluga Ray 700 is a slightly better phone, but the Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 is slightly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? It’s a close call, but if your budget allows for it, then Panasonic Eluga Ray 700 might be a slightly better choice.

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Excellence Score
17.7
19.9
Value for Money Score
58.7
58.0
Price ₹ 7,799 onwards ₹ 9,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2017 Sep, 2017
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 7.0 NougatLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version Android 7.0 NougatLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features IPS, 2.5D Curved Glass IPS, 2.5D Curved Glass
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.25 GHz 1.3 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Mediatek MT6737Ranked #72 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Mediatek MT6753Ranked #58 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Mali-T720 Mali-T720 MP3
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Dual Camera (13MP + 8MP), 13MP: 5P Lens; F/2.0 Aperture, 8MP: 6P Lens; F/2.4 Aperture, HDR, Panorama, Beauty mode Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), 5P Lens, F/2.0 Aperture, HDR, Panorama, Beauty Mode
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 13.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features 3P Lens, F/2.4 Aperture, Beauty Mode, HDR Flash, 5P Lens, F/2.2 Aperture, Beauty Mode, HDR
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM
Thickness 9.2 mm 8.9 mm
Weight 163 gm 182 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh 5000 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features USB On-The-Go USB On-The-Go; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A N/A
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