Lava has officially launched pixel V1, the company’s first Android One smartphone in partnership with Google. It has a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with minimal bezels, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor and runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) with updates directly from Google. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera (enhanced to 13-megapixels) with LED flash and a 5-megapixel (enhanced to 8-megapixels) front-facing camera. It has dual SIM support and 3G connectivity.
Lava pixel V1 specifications
- 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) Full Lamination IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection, oleophobic coating
- 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6582 processor with Mali 400 MP2 GPU
- 2GB DDR3 RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- 8MP rear camera (Interpolated to 13MP) with LED Flash, 1.4um BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens
- 5MP (Interpolated to 8MP) front-facing camera with 1.4um BSI sensor, f/2.4 aperture, 4P lens
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 7.3mm thick and weighs 135 grams
- 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
- 2650mAh battery
The Lava pixel V1 comes in White with Silver and Gold colors and is priced at Rs. 11,350. It will be exclusively available from Flipkart online from today, July 27th. It will also available simultaneously from 4000 modern trade chains and over 32,000 multi-brand outlets across the country, which will be increased to about 100,000 gradually. Check out the hands-on impressions of the smartphone here.
Commenting on the launch, Navin Chawla, Vice President & Head Product, LAVA International said:
We are extremely pleased about our association with Google to launch Lava‘s first Android One device, the Pixel V1. This device sets the foundation for a new category of smartphones by Lava that offer a great value and experience to the consumer. Design being our forte, this product has been developed with leading hardware components & specifications that integrate well with Android One. Needless to say, with Google’s stamp of authority on the software coupled with the benefits of the Android One program this device will always stay the latest.
Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product Management at Google said:
Google is pleased to collaborate with Lava on Android One – a program designed to help bring high quality, affordable Android devices to everyone. Together we will work to empower the next billion people.