Lava A97 Gets Listed on Official Website For Rs 5,949

Indian smartphone maker Lava is constantly launching smartphones in the country to maintain its foothold. In the recent reports the company has again unveiled a new A-series smartphone for its home users. dubbed as the Lava A97. The new Android smartphone has been quoted for a price of Rs 5,949 and is officially listed on the company's website. However, as far as local retailers based sale is concerned, the users might have to wait a little more for that.

From the specifications point of view, the Dual-SIM smartphone features a 5-inch FWVGA TFT display. Having a TFT display, the device provides a resolution of 480x854 pixels which gets compensated from the Android v6.0 Marshmallow OS that the device operates on.

Lava A97 operates on Android Marshmallow v6.0 OS

The new Lava A97 smartphone comes with a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash which also gets supported in the front facing camera of 5-megapixels. Pop the hood and you will find a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with a 1GB RAM. The GSM-device further incorporates an 8GB of built-in storage space which the user can easily expand up to 32GB using external microSD card.

Lava A97 offers 5-megapixel camera on both sides

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The device also provides support to 12 regional languages making conversations a breeze. As per reports, the device is likely to be made available for purchase in three color variants namely Blue, Gold and Grey. Talking about dimensions, the device stands at 145x72x9.2mm carrying a decent weight of 160 grams.

Lava A97 supports chatting in 12 regional languages

Last but not the least, the Lava A97 in terms of connectivity offers 4G support, but just like other popular smartphones this too allows a user to use the aforementioned service on only one SIM at a time. It supports 4G LTE bands in India - FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz), Band 5, and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz). Other than 4G, the smartphone also supports VoLTE (voice over LTE) with HD voice call compatibility which nonetheless is a highlight of the handset.

4G and VoLTE with HD voice call ability on Lava A97

The handset also houses a 2350mAh battery and apart from 4G and VoLTE offers connectivity options like GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot functionality, Bluetooth, FM radio, Micro-USB, and GPS.

One must note that just a few days back, Lava unveiled Lava A56 smartphone with a 5-megapixel camera at Rs 4,199. The device despite being the latest gadget to be added to the lineup of Lava products comes with a bit old Android KitKat v4.4 OS powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor and 512MB of RAM.

Lava A56 smartphone

The device equips a decent battery of 1850mAh and incorporates 4GB storage space which can be expanded up to 32GB space using microSD card. The handset offers Bluetooth v2.1, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and a 3.5mm audio jack on the connectivity front. The Lava A56 measures 147x72.2x9.9mm and will be available in White and Black color variants.

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