Lava mobiles has launched its new entry level affordable device in the A series called A97 for the Indian market. The device is listed on company’s official website at an asking price of Rs. 5949 and we expect it to go on sale via offline retail stores and other multi brand outlets soon. The Smartphone is available in three colors- blue, gold and grey; it is also eligible for recently announced one year free screen replacement offer.
As far as specs goes, Lava A97 sports a 5 inch FWVGA TFT screen with screen resolution of 480*800 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad core processor aided by 1GB of RAM and has 8GB of internal memory that’s further expandable via micro SD card up to 32GB. The device runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 out of the box.
It is equipped with a 5 megapixel primary rear and 5 MP front facing camera with both comes with LED flash support. The primary camera comes with range of features like self timer, CMOS image sensor, touch to focus, auto flash, ISO setting, scene mode and slow mo video. It measures 145x72x9.2mm and weighs 160 grams.
The device offers 4G VoLTE support but on single Sim at a time; other features on board are dual Sim with dual standby, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n with hotspot, GPS, bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio and Micro USB. It is backed by a 2350mah battery and has DOZE feature to fuel the battery life. It gets transliterate feature which translates English into 22 native languages.