Lava’s Budget Smartphone With Unisoc SoC Tipped to Launch in June: Report

Lava’s new smartphone could be priced under Rs. 10,000.

Lava’s Budget Smartphone With Unisoc SoC Tipped to Launch in June: Report

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Lava Agni 5G (pictured) is the first 5G smartphone from the company

Highlights
  • New Lava handset could be part of the budget Blaze series
  • Lava Agni 5G was launched in November 2021
  • New smartphone is expected to get a rear glass panel

Lava had recently announced that the smartphone brand will come out with the new Blaze series smartphones that will be priced under Rs. 10,000, as per a recent report. Now, Lava is reportedly bringing the first smartphone in the series in June. As reported earlier, the smartphone is expected to be a budget smartphone. The new Lava smartphone is said to come with a glass back panel. It is also being speculated that the handset might get a Unisoc SoC, but it is yet to be confirmed.

A report from 91Mobiles, citing industry sources, said that Lava is preparing to launch its new budget smartphone in June. The smartphone is expected to be priced competitively under Rs. 10,000. Although, the smartphone is said to be a budget handset, it is expected to get a glass rear panel that can make the device look more appealing.

Sunil Raina, president and business head at Lava International, had earlier reported that the brand will come out with a new smartphone series called Blaze. He added that the new smartphone series will be priced under Rs. 10,000. He reportedly also said that the company will start providing doorstep repair service. Raina added that the service will be available across India and that the company is also working on implementing partnerships before the launch of the new smartphones.

Last year in November, Lava launched its first 5G enabled smartphone in India. The Lava Agni 5G is currently the only smartphone in the Lava's product range with 5G. The smartphone was launched with a price tag of Rs. 19,999. The smartphone came with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. It featured a 6.78-inch touchscreen with full-HD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. At the front, it featured a hole-punch 16-megapixel selfie camera.

Lava Agni 5G is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC and houses a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. The company claimed that its battery can charge fully in less than 90 minutes. The smartphone came with a quad rear camera configuration with a 64-megapixel primary lens, a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. The camera featured AI Mode, Super Night, and a Pro Mode.


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  • KEY SPECS
  • NEWS
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • Stock Android
  • Capable processor
  • 30W fast charging
  • Bad
  • Cameras need improvement
  • Lacks video stabilisation
Display 6.78-inch
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 810
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 64-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 8GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 5000mAh
OS Android 11
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