The new smartphones - the P50 Idol and P65 Flash -  are priced at Rs 6,790 and Rs 8,290 respectively and will run on the latest Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

Both the devices will be powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, and 8GB internal memory expandable to 32GB with a micro SD card.

"Indian consumers are well aware and perceptive buyers, well informed about technology trends and available offerings in the market. We always keep the consumer behaviour in mind at every step of our smartphone design and  manufacturing strategy," said Panasonic India's business head, mobility division, Pankaj Rana.

"With the release of the P50 Idol and P65 Flash, Panasonic now offers nearly 30 smartphones at affordable price points for every buyer to indulge themselves or their loved ones this festive season," he added.

The phones support dual cameras with an eight-megapixel main camera enabled with LED flash and 720p HD recording as well as two-megapixel front facing lens.

The P65 Flash flaunts a 5.5-inch screen and comes with a mega 2,910 mAh capacity battery for longer operations.