Lava O2 with 6.5″ 90Hz display, 8GB RAM, glass back launched at an effective price of Rs. 7999

Lava has launched the O2 budget smartphone as the successor to last year’s O1. It has a 6.5-inch HD+ 90Hz display, is powered by the Unisoc T616 Octa-Core SoC, replacing the T606 in the predecessor. It also gets 8GB of RAM, with 8GB of additional virtual RAM.

The phone runs Android 13 with guaranteed upgrade to Android 14 and 2 years of security updates for the phone. The Lava O2 has a 50-megapixel rear camera along with an AI camera, 8MP front camera, side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 5000 mAh battery with support for 18W charging over USB Type-C. Similar to most other Lava phone, this also has a glass back.

Lava O2 specifications
  • 6.5-inch (1600 × 720 pixels) HD+ display, 90Hz refresh rate
  • 2GHz UNISOC T616 Octa-Core 12nm processor with Mali-G57 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • Android 13
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 50MP rear camera, AI lens, LED Flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 165×76.1×8.7 mm; Weight: 200g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with 18w charging
Pricing and availability

The Lava O2 comes in Imperial Green, Majestic Purple, Royal Gold
colours, is priced at Rs. 8499, but with coupon discount of Rs. 500, the effective price of the phone is Rs. 7,999, said the company. It will be available through and Lava online store from March 27th.

Similar to other Lava phones, ‘free service at home’ will be provided to the customers, in which service will be provided at Customers’ doorstep.

Commenting on the launch, Sumit Singh, Product Head, Lava International Limited said:

Consumer demands are constantly changing, especially among the younger generation, who demand both style and functionality from their smartphones without compromise. Lava O2 addresses these evolving expectations by introducing cutting-edge features such as the latest Glass Back Design and delivering a smooth user experience with stock Android 13, with a guaranteed upgrade to Android 14, along with 2-year security updates.

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