Panasonic P55 Nova Review

Panasonic P55 launch back in November 2014 got great hits in the Indian Smartphone market. Now the company brings its successor, the Panasonic P55 packed with updated specs and features for just Rs. 8,999. The device has a solid and premium look just like other high-end devices. To know what are the specifications and features of P55 Nova, just jump to the below paragraphs.


Display and Dimensions:

The Panasonic P55 Nova has a 5.3-inch display which is ideal screen size preferred by many customers. It carries a HD screen resolution (720 x 1080p) for better viewing experience of HD movies and video songs. It doesn’t have any Gorilla Glass 3 protection which is seen in many mid-range Android devices like Lenovo K3 Note, Xiaomi Mi 4i, Motorola Moto E, etc. With this feature the Screen will be protected from scratch and sometimes cracks. With 5.3-inch display, the handset measures 147.9 x 73.8 x 8.15mm and is much lighter in weight.

Software and Processor:

The 5.3” smartphone is powered by 1.4GHz Octa-Core processor and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The KitKat OS is outdated version as many entry-level devices are seen running Android 5.1 out-of-the-box.

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Storage and camera:

There is 8GB of internal storage along with microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB. It has only 1GB of RAM and includes 13-megapixels autofocus rear camera with triple LED flash and a 5-megapixels camera is allocated on the front for better selfies even in low light.

Battery and Connectivity:

On the back there is 2500mAh decent battery which is well enough to provide backup for an entire day. It has dual-SIM support and comes with connectivity features like 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPRS/EDGE, and GPS. It features Tap Play allowing the display to turn on without pressing any hardware buttons, Gesture Play to launch any application via gestures and acts as remote control for DVD Player, AC, TV and other appliances.

Price and Available colors:

The Panasonic P55 Nova is priced at Rs. 8,999 and comes in Champagne Gold, Smoke Gray, Blue and Midnight Blue colors. It can be purchased from various online and offline retailer stores.


  • Better display
  • Solid design
  • 13-MP camera with Triple LED Flash


  • Only 1GB of RAM
  • Absence of 4G LTE connectivity

Best Alternatives:

Considering the price and features, the P55 Nova has Lenovo K3 Note, Xioami Mi Note, Lenovo P7000, YU Yureka Plus and Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen).


Having a 2GB RAM and 4G LTE connectivity, the Panasonic P55 Nova smartphone will be the best choice for Rs. 9,000 price tag.