Lava’s new budget smartphone, the A71, is now available via a third-party online retailer. Priced at Rs. 5,849, the smartphone is yet to be listed by the company. We can however expect Lava to announce the smartphone officially in the coming days.
The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Lava A71 is a dual-SIM supporting smartphone that features a 5-inch IPS display with a HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution and a pixel density of roughly 196ppi. The handset is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM.
The smartphone includes 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The handset features a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It is backed by a 2500mAh battery. Connectivity options of the Lava A71 include 4G, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot functionality, Bluetooth v4.0, FM radio, Micro-USB 2.0, USB-OTG, and GPS/ A-GPS. The smartphone, as per its listing on the e-commerce website, will come in Black and Silver colours.
Last week, Lava’s X3 smartphone went on sale via several online retailers at Rs. 6,499. The dual-SIM supporting Lava X3 smartphone runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box, and features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution display. Under-the-hood, it packs a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor (unspecified), clubbed with 2GB of DDR3 RAM.
The smartphone houses 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. The Lava X3 sports an 8-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash alongside a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Measuring 72x144x8.45mm, the smartphone weighs 141 grams and is backed by a 2500mAh battery.