Lava V5 

priceN/A

launchJan, 2016

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Design

  • Compact, slim, good looking design
  • Good build quality
  • Good grip

Display

  • Display is good, but the resolution could have been better

Software

  • Uncluttered, easy-to-use Star UI over Android

Performance

  • Good performance in daily use

Camera

  • Very good primary camera - especially in well-lit conditions
  • Decent secondary (selfie) camera

Battery

  • Decent battery life

More

  • Earpiece volume is on the low side

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Lava V5 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Full Lamination
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.3 GHz, Quad Core, MediaTek MT6735
GPUMali-T720
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Battery Standby261 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)261 hrs
Battery Talktime27.30 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)14.50 hrs
Dimensions
Weight153 gm
Thickness8.3 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Auto-Focus
  • Samsung 3M2 ISOCELL Sensor
  • Beauty-fi Software for face Sliming
  • smoothing
  • eye widening and whitening
  • Pic Focus (focuses on a subject and blurs the background)
  • Night Pro (true color reproduction in low light)
  • GIF Mode (live photos)
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Flash
  • 84-degree Wide-angle Lens
  • F/2.2 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
FM RecordingYes
More
  • Smart Wake-up and Drawing gestures
  • Intelligent Flip Cover
  • Super Power Saving Mode
  • USB On-The-Go

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