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A look at the Panasonic Eluga and Eluga Power

Panasonic is a big name in electronics, but it's been missing from the global market for mobile phones. Two Android phones, the Eluga and Eluga Power, lead its return.

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Panasonic Eluga's OLED screen

The Panasonic Eluga has a 4.3-inch OLED screen. It'll run Gingerbread for its European and Japanese debut but will get the Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android this summer.
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Panasonic Eluga's D-shaped cross section

Panasonic's Eluga Power Android phone has a D-shaped cross section.
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Eluga's curve-mounted buttons

The power and volume buttons on the Panasonic Eluga are tucked into the curving back.
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Panasonic's Eluga Power has a more chiseled look than the regular Eluga that will precede it into the market. The Eluga Power is larger than the ordinary Eluga, with a 5.0-inch touch screen, and it's more powerful, with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor.
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Eluga Power: bigger than Galaxy Nexus

The Panasonic Eluga Power is just about as wide as a Samsung Galaxy Nexus (including this broken one on the left) but also taller.
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Panasonic Eluga Power back

The Eluga Power's volume and power buttons are on the flat of its back, but recessed within small rims.
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Panasonic Eluga

Panasonic's Eluga Android phone is a relatively slim model at 7.8mm with tapered edges.
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Back of the Panasonic Eluga

The back of Panasonic's Eluga phone shown at Mobile World Congress.

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