Lava V5 with 8MP selfie camera and VoLTE support launched for Rs. 13,000
Lava International today announced the launch of its V5 smartphone in India. The new smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs. 13,000 and offers VoLTE (voice-over-LTE) support to deliver an enhanced voice calling experience on compatible 4G networks.
The Lava V5 is designed as a camera-focused smartphone by the Indian vendor. It sports a 13-megapixel Samsung 3M2 ISOCELL camera sensor on the rear along with PDAF (phase-detection auto-focus) technology and 5-piece Largan lens with blue glass filter. For selfie lovers, there is an 8-megapixel front camera sensor with an LED flash and 84-degree wide angle lens.
“With smartphones becoming an indispensable part of their lives, camera becomes so much more important. Smartphones are now their primary camera device, they want to capture life on the go and this device allows them to do exactly that and captures picture perfect shots,” says Navin Chawla, chief operating officer, Lava International, in a press statement. “We are delighted to announce the launch of V5, a device designed completely in house by Lava with the best in class camera hardware & software features. With such devices we aim to build a strong portfolio of smartphones in the 10-15 K range in our endeavor to make valuable technologies accessible for the consumers.”
Lava has provided a 5.5-inch IPS display on the V5 with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution. Under the hood, there is a 64-bit MediaTek chipset with a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU and 3GB of RAM. The smartphone has 16GB internal storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 32GB.
The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system with Star OS 2.0 on top. It also comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgradability.
There is a proprietary MagicPix app that offers modes such as Beauty-fi, Pic Focus, Wide selfie, Night pro and GIF maker. The smartphone also has gesture support like smart wake up and a Super Power Saving Mode. It has Cat4 4G LTE support to deliver high-speed data access, and packs a 3,000mAh battery.
Lava V5 specifications:
- 5.5-inch HD IPS display
- Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
- 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor
- 3GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage
- 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB port with USB OTG support
- 4G LTE with VoLTE support
- 3,000mAh battery
The Lava V5 will be available with white color option through major retail stores, multi-brand outlets and online channels.