Lava Launched V5 With 4G Support
Domestic Smartphone maker, Lava has launched its new V5 mobile in India priced around Rs. 11,499. The Lava V5 comes with an MRP of Rs. 13,000, As per quoted by the company. The Smartphone will be available through retail stores and multi-brand outlets as well as online exclusively partners like Flipkart, Amazon and eBay India starting from today. Lava is proclaiming the V5 as a camera-focused Smartphone with 4G connectivity. The Lava V5 sports a 13MP rear primary camera as well as an 8MP front facing camera for selfies and video recordings. The rear primary camera packs features such as PDAF (phase detection autofocus), f2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The front camera, on the other hand, features f2.2 aperture with 84 degree wide angle lens and LED flash.
Some of the other camera features V5 packs include Pic-Focus, Wide-Selfie, Night Pro, Intelligent Selfie and multi-angle view. Another USP of the Smartphone is it supports 4G LTE (all available in India) Cat 4 and Super Power Saving mode for extended battery life. The Lava V5 features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280) pixels IPS display and also sports Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection from scratches. Operating on Android 5.1 Lollipop-based V5 runs on the company’s proprietary Star OS 2.0. As far as the pricing concern, Smartphone will directly contest with some recently launched Smartphone like Lenovo Vibe K4 Note, Coolpad Note 3 that features a full HD display and Octa-core CPU in the same price bracket. Both these Smartphones even packs in a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Lava V5 also supports dual 4G SIMs and according to company it is upgradeable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is powered by a quad-core Media-Tek processor registered at 1.3GHz clubbed with 3GB of RAM. It also packs with 16GB of in-built storage that can be expandable upto 32GB through microSD card slot. The handset also supports OTG support. The V5 comes with a powerful 3000mAh battery back-up. Apart from 4G, the handset supports GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Micro-USB support with VoLTE support to be added through a software update at a later stage. The Lava V5 only comes in White colour. Addressing on the launch of the Lava V5, Mr. Navin Chawla, CEO, Lava International Limited said, “The growth in the Smartphone category in India is being driven primarily by the youth. With Smartphones becoming an indispensable part of their lives, the camera becomes so much more important.