Lava Mobile, an north Indian company, has today announced the launch of its another budget-priced Lava A10 mobile phone that features a large 3-inch IPS display and is packed with exciting features like hi-res camera, FM radio, dual-SIM functionality and Opera Mini browser.
Lava had earlier introduced in Feb 2010 its affordable Lava A9 mobile phone had 2.4-inch 240 x 320 262K color capable display and it came preloaded with Opera Mini browser and Nimbuzz instant messenger applications and is WAP 2.0 enabled allowing easy web surfing and download.
The new Lava A10 handset is also Java enabled allowing integration of down-loadable applications and games and it features larger 3.0-inch, 240 x 320 pixels, 262K color capable TFT ISP display, also on Apple’s latest iPhone 4 smartphone, and has 58-MB internal shared memory with microSD memory card slot supporting upto 16-GB expandable memory allowing 2000 entries Phonebook and 1000 SMS memory.
The Lava A10 offers dual-SIM (GSM 900 / 1800 Mhz + GSM 900 / 1800 Mhz) functionality featuring MTK 6235 chipset, dual themes user interface and is made from Gun Metal with metallic finish body. The IPS touchscreen display is believed to deliver enhanced color rendering, better viewing angle and and overall better image quality.
The IPS Screen also allows pictures and videos to be viewed at wide angle till 178 degree wide viewing angle that is particularly useful when a group of people are viewing the same screen from different angles.
The Lava A10 mobile phone has 3.2 Megapixel camera having 2048 x 1536 Pixels resolution with Digital Zoom, and video recording capabilities and for data connectivity offers GPRS class 10 and EDGE class 10 connectivity options along with Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP wireless connectivity and microUSB port for wired connectivity.
The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) capable phone also features built-in FM radio, MP3 Player with Music Equalizer and 3.5mm Universal Audio Jack supporting MP3/MIDI/AMR and WAV audio file formats, video player that supports standard 3GP video file formats and is equipped with JAVA MIDP 2.1, WAP 2.0/xHTML browser.
The phone comes preloaded with Email client, MapsMyIndia maps for India region, Facebook application, Twitter application, SNAPTU universal IM client and Opera Mini 5.0 browser allowing faster and ultra economical internet access via standard GPRS /EDGE connection.
Lava A10 mobile comes with powerful 1400 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery and some other features of this ultra-low-cost handset includes Gravity Sensor, Vibrate mode, Handsfree Speakerphone, SMS/MMS/EMS messaging, MP3/MIDI ringtones, image editor, scheduled SMS, SMS auto-reply incoming messages, contact backup, privacy protection, rocke talk social messenger, India Calendar and few embedded games.
The Lava A10 phone also provides a thrilling gaming experience as the inbuilt Gravity Sensor allowing the users to maneuver while playing mobile games like car racing, bike racing etc.
Lava A10 Phone’s Key Specifications
- Gunmetal Finish Body
- 3.0-inch IPS Screen (A special screen which is of high quality and has high brightness screen, same as in iPhone 4)
- 3.2 MP Camera with Flash, 2048 x 1536 pixels still picture resolution
- Yamaha PA System
- Real Gaming
- Maps by MapmyIndia
- Gravity Sensor
- 58MB internal memory
- Micro SD Card support up to 16 GB
- Privacy lock
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- GPRS/EDGE Support
- Java Enabled
- Social networking through Facebook, Twitter etc
Price and Availability
The new Lava 10 touchscreen phone is available for about Rs. 5,499 with warranty.