Lava to launch four new phones in January, priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 20,000

The upcoming Lava phones will launch in the first week of January.

Highlights
  • Lava teases new phone launch in India
  • The company is said to launch four new phones in India around January 7th
  • The phones will be priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 20,000

Lava is teasing a new phone launch in India and is expecting to make a solid comeback, trying to follow the footsteps of Micromax. The company has started teasing the launch on Twitter with the tagline “The Game is About to change” and hashtag #AbDuniyaDekhegi. While details regarding the phone are scarce at the moment, 91mobiles has learned from industry sources that there will be a total of four models and they would be priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 20,000. Furthermore, sources familiar with the development tell us the launch could be around January 7th, 2021. Considering the said price range, it seems like Lava is planning to have a phone placed for each price point.

Separately, Lava recently launched the Be U woman-centric phone in India. The handset sports a 6.08-inch IPS LCD HD+ display with a waterdrop notch, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by the Unisoc SC9863A SoC paired with IMG8322 GPU, 2GB RAM, and 32GB storage that is further expandable via a microSD card up to 256GB. It runs on Android Go (based on Android 10) out of the box and has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.

As for the cameras, the Lava Be U has dual-cameras consisting of a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP macro lens. There is an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. It has AI-features such as beauty and Bokeh mode. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and microUSB port. A 4,060mAh battery fuels the phone. The Lava Be U price in India is Rs 6,888 and comes with a Rose Pink back cover. However, the availability details aren’t revealed just yet.