Lava has launched an affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone at price Rs 5,949. If your budget is Rs 6,000, then definitely you may think about Lava A97 as one of the options. It is good to see Lava launching an affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone, but more interesting will be to see if it will get good response. There are many other good options available within Rs 6,000. Check out the features of Lava A97 if you’re looking for an affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone.
Lava A97 comes out of the box with Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. It is a Dual SIM smartphone. You can use 4G connectivity only on one SIM card at one time. The weight of A97 is 160 grams.
This new Lava device comes with 5 inch FWVGA TFT display screen having resolution of 854 x 480 pixels.
It is powered with 1.3GHz Quad Core processor. The chipset is unknown, and it most probably should be Spreadtrum. A97 smartphone comes with 1GB. Some might have expected Lava to provide 2GB RAM as some of the smartphones around Rs 7,000 to Rs 8,000 come with 2GB RAM. Internal memory provided is of 8GB, while it comes with micro SD memory card slot which will allow you to get external memory up to 32GB.
The rear camera is a 5 megapixel auto focus camera having flash. The front facing camera provided in this Lava smartphone is a 5MP camera with LED flash.
Connectivity features provided in Lava A97 are 3G, 4G LTE with VoLTE, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. A 2350 mAh battery powers this Lava smartphone.
One of the good features is that it supports 12 Indian regional languages. It is going to be available in 3 different color options at retail stores.
Lava recently made an announcement that the people purchasing a Lava feature phone or smartphone will be getting the offer of one-time screen replacement which shall stay valid for 365 days. You can know more about this offer by asking the retailer from whom you’re purchasing Lava smartphone for yourself.
Lava A97 seems to be a good option within Rs 6,000, and it would have become more attractive if 2GB RAM was provided. If Lava will give some offers, then A97 may get good success in India. Do let me know if you like the features of Lava A97 as per the price and which other smartphone you like in the same price range.