Indian based mobile handset firm; Lava International, on Tuesday launched a 4G-enabled feature phone; dubbed – Lava 4G Connect M1 priced at Rs. 3,333/- (roughly $50, UGX 178,000) which will be limited to India.
According to reports by GadgetsNow, the phone combines the experience of a smartphone and the durability, affordability and battery back-up of a feature phone. Powered by 1.2 GHz Quad core processor with 512 MB RAM.
Lava 4G Connect M1 comes pre-loaded with Facebook Lite and messaging applications.
In a press statement, Gaurav Nigam, Head of Product at Lava International said, “With 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.”
Features like Wireless FM, Box speaker and K class amplifier for loud and clear sound, and VGA camera makes Lava 4G Connect M1 as an entertainment oriented 4G-Enabled Feature Phone.Apart from 4G, Lava 4G Connect M1 supports 2G voice calling and EDGE connectivity.
With the launch of this phone, users will be able to access high speed internet along with the benefit of durability and battery that are the strong points of a feature phone.
The company is also known for its other products such as the Iris Pro 30; it launched in 2014 as part of the Iris Pro series, Iris Win1; the first Windows phone they launched in 2014, and the X50; that was launched in 2016, and so forth.