Smartphone maker Lava has launched probably the first feature phone that offer 4G Volte support. The launch might help budget segment smartphone buyers to afford a 4G phone under their budget. The phone dubbed ‘Lava 4G Connect M1’ will come to the consumers with Rs 3,333 price tag.
Lava 4G Connect M1 Feature Phone Specs
The company firmly believes that Lava 4G Connect M1 would deliver durability of a feature phone and the experience of a smartphone. The phone, as specs emerges, is powered by a 1.2 GHZ quad-core processor with 512 MB of RAM on-board. The phone comes pre-loaded with Facebook Lite and few more renowned messaging applications.
Other noteworthy features of the phone include Wireless FM, VGA camera and K class amplifier. While launching event, Gaurav Nigam, Head – Product, Lava International explained company’s vision behind. He said:
At Lava, we strive to think ahead of the curve w.r.t product innovation and the launch of Lava 4G Connect M1 is a step forward in this direction. The launch of this smart feature phone, we believe, will create possibilities for users as they will now be able to consume digital content and even do digital transactions. Furthermore, a sizeable segment of feature phone users in India who use their phone to only make calls will now be able to access the internet; to their advantage; and that too at affordable price.”
Lava isn’t the only phone manufacturer with 4G Volte based feature smartphones in the basket. A month back or so, rumors started emerging that Reliance Jio is also working on a 4G Volte feature phone. A leaked image suggested that Jio is working on a 4G Volte feature phone with dedicated keys for MyJio, JioTV, Jio Cinema and Jio Music.