The famous mobile company, Lava today launched a new smartphone by the name Icon. The company has focused a lot on the device’s camera quality as Lava Icon offers amazing and magnificent camera and comes with a customized Star OS. The company has also worked on the looks of the phone as the device has got premium metallic look and is only 7.7mm thick. While the metal portion makes the phone durable and less prone to damage, the glass finish give it an elegant look.
The device boasts of a 5MP front camera with Omni sensor, F2.4 aperture, 4P lens and BSI-II sensor. Lava Icon offers a filter known as blue glass filter which helps to control the overexposure of the picture and hence delivers amazing quality pictures. The other features include Face Beauty Mode, Face Detection Mode, HDR, Panorama, Smile Shot and Multi View.
At the back of the device there is a 13MP camera with Dual LED Flash. The rear camera is supported by Sony Exmor Sensor with 5P lens. The rear camera also offers blue glass filter and is capable of capturing and recording full HD images and videos. The Star OS allows a user to create his own customizable gestures.
Lava Icon offers a 5” full HD IPS display with amazing viewing angles. The device’s display has got one of the best brightness capability in the market. The screen is protected by Asahi Dragon-trail Glass and is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core ARM Mali 400 MP2 Processor. It is backed up by a 2GB of RAM to offer lag free mobile experience. The phone will run on Android Kitkat 4.4. The device also offers 16 GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 32GB.
Key Specs of the Lava Icon:
|Display||5” HD IPS display with Asahi Dragon Trail Glass|
|Processor||1.3Ghz Quad Core ARM Mali 400 MP2 Processor|
|OS||Star OS with Android 4.4|
|Camera||13 MP rear with Dual LED Flash and 5 MP front camera|
|Internal Memory||16 GB, expandable up to 32 GB|
|Connectivity||3G, GPRS, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
The connectivity features includes 3G, GPRS, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The phone is supported by a 2500maH battery which can deliver up to 20 hours of 2G talk time and 9 hours of 3G talk time.
Lava Icon will be soon available on selected retail stores in India while it will exclusively be available on SnapDeal from 9th April 2015. It is priced at INR 11990. If you are planning to buy the device from SnapDeal, you will get a selfie stick free with the phone.