Lava's next-gen Android One phone could be unveiled this week; here are the latest rumored specs

Lava's next-gen Android One phone could be unveiled this week; here are the latest rumored specs
Last week, we told you to be prepared for the unveiling on Monday, of the first second-generation Android One model from India's Lava International. Now, we understand that this introduction will take place on July 29th. At the time we told you about Lava's new handset, we had only a tiny bit of information about the device. Now, some more information has leaked giving us a better idea of the bump in specs that we will find with the new Android One models. Remember though, the idea behind the Android One handsets is to give consumers in emerging markets their first taste of being a smartphone owner. 

We now know the name of the device, the Lava Pixel V1. And while initial reports had the device equipped with a 5-inch screen, today's leak says the handset will feature a 5.5-inch LCD display with a 720 x 1280 HD resolution. The glass will be protected from scratches by DragonTrail Glass by Asahi.

Powering the Lava Pixel V1 will be a 64-bit Snapdragon chipset carrying a quad-core 1.3GHz CPU. 2GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of internal storage that can be doubled thanks to the 32GB capacity microSD slot. A 13MP camera (with an aperture of f/2.0) can be found on the back of the unit while a 5MP snapper adorns the front of the handset. Keeping the lights on is a 2650mAh battery, and Android 5.1.1 is pre-installed. Buyers of the phone are promised updates for the next two years, and because they come directly from Google, there is no slowdown or delay for carrier testing.

The Pixel V1 supports 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS connectivity, and is expected to be priced at the equivalent of $177 USD. We should find out more about the phone, including the precise launch date, when Lava officially unveils the handset later this coming week.

source: mysmartprice via AndroidCentral



1. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Many phones made by more popular manufacturers with better specs are available in this price range, Quite price for the specs it got to offer.

2. kryme

Posts: 469; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

But r those other phone gonna get latest update even before the nexus line... ??

3. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

There shouldn't be a price for that.

4. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Yep, there should not be price for faster updates. Yu yureka has very good specs right now and cheaper, google should have gone with YU with similar handset for similar price.

11. Android_Lollipop

Posts: 155; Member since: May 05, 2015

first gen android one phones received 5.1.1 even before Nexus 7 2013 received it

7. diehardnokian

Posts: 147; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

i was hoping for a better brand!

5. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Wow.. top and bottom bezel look minimal and I'm lovin' it. If it's a 5" then only 132 mm tall (143 mm for a 5.5" screen) (if it's a proper or correct size image, no stretch) Makes me wonder why no Mfr. beside Sharp could do it!

14. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Debunked.. Once again Ads team for this Lava phone put a simulated image screen instead of its thick black border!!

6. superkuiken

Posts: 168; Member since: Mar 24, 2013

It may not be the cheapest budget phone, but at least the design looks above average to me.

8. Hama22

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

The ZTE Axon Mini has a force touch display Have a nice day

9. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

That's a nice looking phone for the price and the specs are decent. Not sure what phones you folks are buying, but anything cheaper is probably Chinese without a quality warranty and loaded with spyware.

10. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Pretty decent effort. A good balance of design, price and spec. A Google Nexus experience with a MicroSD slot, priceless.

12. chandani

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

This new LAVA Pixel V1 is so gonna rock, trust me! I just read about it and can’t get over it’s amazing specs, they literally amazed me man. I’m so gonna buy this because of its big screen and such a fast 2GB ram. I’m definitely willing to spend more than 15k on this but to my surprise it is only12k, so cool right?

13. rishikumar

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

When is this LAVA Pixel V1 going to launch yaaar? Matlabmaineapne friends se sunahai that this is going to be a really cool phone. 12000 me 5.5 inch screen and upar se 2gb ram, best pack hai according to me. I can’t wait for it, my current phone is such a waste. Its so old, I have to change it. Someone please tell me the launch date of this phone! Super duper excited about the camera as well.

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