Lava Icon with 5″ HD display and 13MP Sony rear camera launched in India

Lava Icon with 5″ HD display and 13MP Sony rear camera launched in India

Lava International today announced the launch of the Lava Icon in India. With a price tag of Rs. 11,990, the new smartphone offers a decent mid-range experience through its HD display and Sony Exmor rear camera sensor.

The Lava Icon has a 5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution and is protected by an Asahi Dragontrail glass panel. There is a 1.3GHz quad-core processor along with a Mali 400 MP2 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone has 16GB internal storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 32GB.

For taking images, there is a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor BSI II sensor on the rear that has a f/2.0 aperture 5-piece lens on top and comes along with an LED flash. A 5-megapixel Omni vision sensor is available on the front for taking selfies and VoIP support.

The Lava Icon has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and a microUSB port and comes along with dual-SIM card support. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with its proprietary Star OS skin on top.

There is a 2,500mAh Li-Polymer battery, which is claimed to deliver up to 20 hours of talk time on 2G and up to nine hours of talk time on 3G. Besides, the smartphone sports 7.7mm thin design.

On announcing the launch, Navin Chawla, Vice President and Head Product, Lava International, said:

“In line with our constant endeavour to offer products with great value to the consumers, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new premium smartphone- Icon. This is a beautifully designed product with a high quality camera featuring Sony Exmor sensor and other in-built features. This marks the beginning a new segment for Lava smartphones wherein we will be coming up with a new range of experience driven devices.”

The Lava Icon will be available exclusively on Snapdeal starting today. Furthermore, the online marketplace is offering a free selfie stick with every purchase of the smartphone.

Lava Icon key specifications:

  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 4.4 KitKat with Star OS
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual-SIM support
  • 2,500mAh battery
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