Lava has introduced two Android smartphones under its new ‘3G’ series, named as Lava 3G 356 and Lava 3G 402. As their name suggests, the handsets are 3G enabled and are aimed to help the existing 2G users to upgrade to 3G technology. Lava 3G 356 and Lava 3G 402 are priced at Rs 4499 and Rs 5499 respectively.
The Lava Iris 3G 356 has the 1 GHz dual core Mediatek 6572 processor but has only 256 MB RAM. The phone has 512 MB ROM and comes with a 32 GB micro SD card slot. The Lava 3G 356 has 1.3 megapixel rear camera, VGA front camera, 3.5-inch capacitive touch screen with HVGA (480×320) resolution, and a 1500 mAh battery. It has proximity sensor as well. As per Lava, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgrade (over the air) is available for this phone. It has WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS as well.
The Lava 3G 402 has a 4 inch capacitive touch screen with WVGA (480×800) resolution. The 3G 402 runs on Android (Jelly Bean) 4.2. It has a 3 megapixel rear camera, dual core 1.2 GHz processor and a 1500 mAh battery. There is a 1.3 megapixel rear camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS in the phone as well.
Hari Om Rai, co-founder and director, Lava International, said, “At Lava, we are committed to constantly strive to innovate and develop great value for our consumers. In line with this commitment, Lava has introduced affordable, yet fully loaded entry level 3G android smartphones which will now fuel the aspirations of the evolving mobile user in India. The Lava 3G 356 and 3G 402 are uniquely designed smartphones which lets a consumer enjoy the power of 3G by consuming online content”
Lava 3G 356 comes in white, black and grey colours while 3G 402 comes in white, grey and red. The accessories that comes bundled with the 3G 356 and 402 includes a screen guard and silicon soft pouch.