Lava Blaze 5G with 50-Megapixel Rear Camera, 5,000mAh Battery Launches in India
Lava Blaze 5G was launched in India on Monday as the latest budget-friendly 5G offering by homegrown smartphone maker Lava International. The smartphone comes in two different color options and is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. It features an AI-supported triple rear camera unit led by a 50-megapixel main sensor and has a waterdrop-style notch display. The Lava Blaze 5G packs a 5,000mAh battery and offers 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The built-in RAM can be expanded up to about 3GB more using the additional unused storage.
Lava Blaze 5G price in India
The price of Lava Blaze 5G was there set up for Rs. 9,999 for the single 4GB RAM + 128GB storage model. This is a special introductory price and there is no word on how long the introductory period will last. It is offered in Glass Blue and Glass Green color options. The phone will be sold through Amazon. Details about the Lava Blaze 5G sales date are yet to be announced.
Lava Blaze 5G was first announced by the Minister of Communications and Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnav during the India Mobile Congress 2022 (IMC) held in October.
Lava Blaze 5G specifications
The dual SIM (nano) Lava Blaze 5G runs on Android 12 and features a 6.51-inch HD+ IPS (720×1,600) display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The display has a pixel density of 269ppi and support for Widevine L1. As mentioned, it is powered by a 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. The available RAM can be expanded up to about 7GB by using the free storage.
For optics, the Lava Blaze 5G carries an AI-supported triple rear camera unit headed by a 50-megapixel primary sensor that supports electronic image stabilization (EIS). For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel sensor on the front. Both rear and front cameras support different photo and video capture modes such as AI, beauty, filters, GIF, HDR, macro, motion, night, panorama, portrait, slow motion timelapse, and UHD, among others. It comes with 128GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via MicroSD card.
Connectivity options on Lava Blaze 5G include 5G, Bluetooth V5.1, GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, GPRS, and port for USB Type-C. On-board sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity. In addition, it has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and the handset supports face unlock feature for authentication.
Lava has provided a 5,000mAh battery in the new Lava Blaze 5G. The battery is said to deliver up to 50 hours of talk time and up to 25 days of standby time on a single charge.