Lava has joined the Android One league today with its new Pixel V1 smartphone which was launched today for Rs 11,350. Initially it will be available on Flipkart only but later on it will be made available via physical stores as well. Like other Android One smartphones, it offers the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and ofcourse the pure Android operating system and is expected to get the future Android versions.
The Lava Pixel V1 has a 5.5 inch IPS display with high definition resolution (1280×720 pixels) and Asahi Dragon Trail Glass for protection against scratches. The smartphone runs on the 1.3 GHz quad core processor, Mali 400 MP2 graphics processor and 2 GB RAM – the combination should give a lag-free performance and it shows in its benchmarking – it scored 19400 on Antutu benchmark.
The Lava Pixel V1 has an 8 megapixel camera which can capture images of 13 megapixel resolution through software enhancement. The rear camera has a 1.4 um BSI sensor, F2.0 aperture and 5P lens. There is an LED flash in the rear panel as well. In the front of Lava Pixel V1 there is a 5 megapixel camera which, as per the company, can capture images in 8 megapixel resolution through software enhancements. It has a 1.4um BSI sensor, F2.4 aperture and 4P lens.
The Pixel V1 has dual SIM offering 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0 port, WiFi (b/g/n) and GPG with A-GPS support. It has a decent 2650 mAh Li-Po battery. The phone has 32 GB internal memory and has a 32 GB expandable memory slot as well.