Lava Pixel V1 (Android One)

price Rs. 6,999 onwards | launch Jul, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#260
of 506 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 7 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Good build quality
  • Good ergonomics - comfortable to hold in hand
  • Decent display - has natural color reproduction, decent viewing angles, good brightness levels, and decent sunlight legibility
  • Stock Android interface
  • Guaranteed Android updates, as part of the Android One program
  • Good audio quality
  • Good battery life

What We Didn't

  • Average speed/performance
  • Average camera

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Full Lamination
  • Scratch Resistant (Asahi Dragontrail Glass)
Sensors
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.3 GHz, Quad Core, MediaTek MT6582M
GPUMali 400 MP2
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2650 mAh
Battery Talktime20.10 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)12.28 hrs
Dimensions
Weight135 gm
Thickness8.5 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 1.4 um Pixel Size
  • HDR
  • Lens Blur
  • Video Capture
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.4 Aperture
  • 1.4 um Pixel Size
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
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  • USB On-The-Go
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
2.79/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Average
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Very Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys