Lava Launches B5-Alpha Dual-SIM Mobile Phone Featuring Alpha Type Keypad

Lava Mobile has introduced its latest dual-SIM mobile handset, the Lava B5-Alpha mobile phone that features for the first time in India a unique ABCDEF type alpha keypad as against conventional and universally popular QWERTY keypad.

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According to LAVA, after months of market research and rigorous trials, company has succeeded in converting a consumer insight into a path-breaking innovation called Alpha keypad.

This innovative key pad is neither traditional Multi-tap type nor a conventional QWERTY type keypad but instead the keys are arranged in ABCDEF fashion to provide convenience for the users, as claimed by company.

LAVA has in fact come-up with a new business series handsets featuring the innovative key pad and to begin with, it has already introduced this unique ABCDEF type alpha keypad in its new B2 & B5 series handsets for users who are not familiar or comfortable with conventional QWERTY or Multi-tap keypads.

Besides, company also believes that individuals who require one-handed mobility will find this ABCDEF type alpha keypad concept more helpful in making texting and e-mailing easier and faster.

The LAVA B5 Alpha mobile phone is dual-SIM capable handset that features a 2.2-inch high resolution display with 320 x 240 pixel resolution and offers microSD card slot for expandable memory. It also offers GPRS, WAP/xHTML browser, Bluetooth and microUSB port for data transfer and charging.

It B5-Alpha also features 2.0 megapixel 1600 x 1200 pixel resolution digital camera with video recording feature and includes built-in dual-Speakers, 3.5-mm audio out port connection, FM radio with recording and audio and video media player.

Measuring 107.8 x 63 x 12.75 mm in size, the LAVA B5-Alpha weighs only 109 grams and comes preloaded with Opera Mini web browser and includes Nimbuzz (all-in-one manager) application that provides users single point access to Facebook, Twitter, Skype and a host of other messenger services like, G-Talk, Yahoo, MSN, AOL, etc.

Price and Availability

The Lava B5-Alpha mobile phone featuring ABCDEF type keypad is expected to sell for estimated Rs. 4,399/- while Lava B2-Alpha mobile phone featuring ABCDEF keypad is priced for Rs. 3,999/- with one year warranty.