Lava in partnership with Google has launched the second version of Android One smartphone ‘Lava Pixel V1‘ in July. While the first edition of Android One smartphones cost around Rs.6,000, this latest smartphone is priced almost double at Rs.11,350. Today Lava upgraded the Pixel series by launching the ‘Pixel V2‘ and interestingly the device doesn’t come under Android One series.
In an event held in Mumbai, the company has unveiled the Pixel V2 that costs Rs.10,750. At sub Rs.10,000 price range, this is one of the few smartphones that clicks better images. It has a 13MP rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. On the front, it has an 8MP camera with f/2.4 aperture, 84 degrees wide-angle lens and also a front-facing LED flash.
Coming to the other specifications, it comes with a 5-inch HD (1280×720) IPD display with Dragontrail Glass protection on top if it. The Pixel V2 is powered by 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and coupled with Mali-T720 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB of internal storage that is half of what Pixel V2 offers, but it also includes microSD card slot with 32GB of support.
Unlike Pixel V1, the Pixel V2 comes with 4G LTE connectivity and supports dual SIM dual standby support. It has a battery of 2,500mAh capacity that gives 24 hours of talk time. Connectivity on this includes 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0.
It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Lava’s Star OS. The device measures 141.6 x 70.8 x 7.6 mm and weighs 128 grams. It will be available in the colors – Icy White & Royal Black. It is already available via offline stores and will be available through online stores starting from Sep 15th.