Domestic company Lava has introduced the first 4G-enabled feature phone in India called as Lava 4G Connect M1. The good thing is that this smartphone also works with the Reliance JIO service. This phone sports a pretty basic specification and comes at a very affordable price tag.
This phone is going to hit retail stores very soon in India however company hasn’t mentioned the exact date of it’s availability yet. Lava 4G Connect M1 is priced at Rs. 3,333 and sports a physical keypad. It comes with some pre-loaded applications like Facebook-Lite and some messaging applications.
Lava 4G Connect M1 Specs
The Lava 4G Connect M1 comes with a 2.4-inch display with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. It is powered by a Quad-core chip-set clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 512MB RAM. It comes with 4GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.
It has got a VGA camera on the rear but lacks a front camera. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, VoLTE, 2G, EDGE, Bluetooth, Wireless FM. Interestingly this device supports only 4G or 2G and lacks 3G connectivity. It also features an LED torch.
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The device runs on MoCoDroid operating system and packs a 1750mAh battery inside. The handset comes with a poly-carbonate body which supposed to be durable. It also features a box speaker and K-class amplifier for enhanced sound experience.
It comes with a physical T9 keypad and a D-pad. The keypad also has got dedicated keys to launch camera, browser, FM radio, Music player and torch.
Pricing & Availability
Lava 4G Connect M1 is priced at Rs. 3,333 and soon will available across all the major retail stores. However company hasn’t clarified the exact date of availability but it should be available anytime soon.
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”