Lava has outed the first smartphone running Android Go in India, amid the speculation that Google and Micromax are bringing the first such phone. The major highlight of Lava Z50 Android Go Phone, is its effective price of Rs.2,400 under a special programme by Airtel. Gaurav Nigam, Head – Product, Lava International, said in a statement that;
“We are delighted to announce the availability of Z50 for our customers, making it India’s first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone to be available in the market. With the cashback offer from Airtel, Lava Z50 Android Go Phone is effectively available for Rs. 2400, making it a great option for smartphone buyers, looking for best technology at the most competitive price.”
The Lava Z50 which was announced at Mobile World Congress, 2018 held at Barcelona runs Android 8.1 Oreo based Android Go Edition and supports Dual SIMs. Android Go is a special edition by Google to provide up to date access to latest Android OS to low budget customers. It is mainly featured in devices with 512MB RAM to 1GB RAM.
Lava Z50 – The Android Go Phone
It features a 4.5-inch FWVGA Curved 2.5D Glass display with screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6737m quad-core processor clocked at 1.1GHz speed paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The Z50 packs a 2000mAh battery with supporting feature of Super Power Saver Mode.
The smartphone sports 5 mega-pixel rear camera sensor and 5 megapixel selfie sensor, both supported with LED flash. It’s camera is supported with features like Face beauty, Funny Cam, HDR, Super Night, Video Beauty, Filter, Template, Panorama, GIF Mode, Intelligent Selfie, Sound Picture, and Child Mode. Most importantly, Both cameras came equipped with Bokeh Mode to focus on what is hot and blur the background.
The Lava Z50 Android Go Phone Price in India is Rs.2,400 after availing cashback offer of Airtel. In actual, it comes with a price tag of Rs.4,400. The ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ programme of Airtel allows customers a cashback of Rs.2,000 (customers need to recharge their Airtel number with minimum amount of Rs. 3,500 for the first 18 months, and another Rs. 3,500 for the period of 19-36 months from the purchase).
Handset is already available for purchase through various online and offline channels in India. Lava Z50 Android Go Phone will be available in Black and Gold colour options. As the launch offer, company is offering additional 1 year warranty on the product, standing at a total of 2 years and free screen replacement for a span of 1 year.