Lava mobiles recently unveiled its A97 smartphone with 4G VoLTE support for a price of Rs 5,949. The Lava A97 smartphone was earlier listing on company’s official website and then on September 28, it was officially launched in India. The smartphone will be available for sale across retail stores in India. The Lava A97 is among the cheapest smartphone devices in Lava’s product lineup to offer VoLTE support alongside the Lava X11 and Lava X46.
The Lava A97 Smartphone features a 5-inch display powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. The storage can be expanded up to 32GB using microSD card. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Protection.
For photography, the smartphone features a 5MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash support. A 5MP secondary camera with LED flash is available on the front panel of the device. The rear camera of this budget mobile phone offers popular camera features such as auto flash, self-timer, slow motion video, scene mode, ISO settings, Touch to focus, CMOS image sensor, and HD video recording at 30fps on 720p resolution.
The Lava A97 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The device supports 4G VoLTE network but only one SIM card at a time. It supports 4G LTE bands- FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz), Band 5, and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz) in India. Its support to VoLTE with HD voice call function makes the smartphone stand out in the budget mobiles segment.
The smartphone gets its power from a 2350mAh battery. Connectivity options on Lava A97 include 4G LTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Hotspot, FM Radio, microUSB, and GPS. The smartphone is available in Gold, Grey and Blue color options. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, a geomagnetic sensor, gyro sensor.
In addition, the budget mobile Lava A97 is eligible for company’s one-time screen replacement offer with a validity of 365 days for those who buy Lava smartphones and feature phones in between September 15 and November 15.