Lava today launched 4G Connect M1, which is the first feature phone with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support in India. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, has 512 MB RAM and comes pre-loaded with Facebook Lite and messaging applications. It has T9 keypad, D-pad and comes with dedicated keys to launch camera, browser, FM radio, Music player and torch.
It polycarbonate body, has Wireless FM, Box speaker and K class amplifier that promises loud and clear sound. It has a VGA camera and supports 2G voice calling and EDGE support as well. It packs a 1750mAh battery .
Lava 4G Connect M1 specifications
- 2.4-inch (320 x 240 pixels)display
- 1.2 GHz Quad-core Processor
- 512 MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- VGA Camera
- Wireless FM, Box speaker and K class amplifier, Bluetooth
- Torch light
- 4G with VoLTE (Voice over LTE)
- 1750mAh battery
The Lava 4G Connect M1 is priced at Rs. 3333 and will be available across retail stores and multi-brand outlets across India in a few weeks, said the company without an exact date of availability. Wonder if people would choose a feature phone with VoLTE support at this price since Reliance Retail offers several LYF VoLTE smartphones with touch screen starting at Rs. 2999.
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Nigam, Head – Product, Lava International said:
At Lava, we strive to think ahead of the curve w.r.t product innovation and the launch of Lava 4G Connect M1 is a step forward in this direction. The launch of this smart feature phone, we believe, will create possibilities for users as they will now be able to consume digital content and even do digital transactions. Furthermore, a sizeable segment of feature phone users in India who use their phone to only make calls will now be able to access the internet; to their advantage; and that too at affordable price.