Indian smartphone brand Lava has now forayed into the notebook segment with the Helium 14. Priced at Rs 14,999, the new Lava notebook is available exclusively online via Flipkart. Lava says the Helium 14 will also be available at select retail stores and other multi-brand outlets across Delhi NCR, Coimbatore, Hyderabad and Bangalore from the first week of July in its first phase of launch. Also Read - Micromax In 1 goes on sale in India today on Flipkart: Top 5 features, price of all variantsAlso Read - Micromax In 1 first impressions: Solid competition for Poco M3
The Lava Helium 14 measures 333 x 220 x 19.4mm and weighs 1.45 kg. It has a 14.1-inch display with full HD resolution. It runs on Windows 10 operating system and comes preloaded with Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition. It is powered by Intel Cherrytrail (Quad-core), Z8350 with speed up to 1.88GHz coupled with 2GB DDR3 RAM. The company says the device has an inbuilt microchip – Trusted Platform Module (TPM) – that gives all round protection and ensures safety for the device. Also Read - Micromax In 1 with gradient back design, 48-megapixel triple rear cameras: First look
The Lava Helium 14 comes with a 2-megapixel camera. It has 32GB of ROM with support to expand via SD card up to 128GB. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, and Bluetooth 4.0 among others. It is powered by a 10,000mAh Lithium-ion polymer battery. ALSO READ: Lava Z10 with 3GB of RAM launched, priced at Rs 11,500: Specifications, features
The laptop comes with one-year manufacturer warranty for the laptop and six months warranty for the in-box accessories. Users can choose between purple and silver color variants.
Commenting on the collaboration with Lava, Mr. Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager, Consumer Devices Sales, Microsoft India, said, We have been working closely with our partners to develop powerful yet affordable personal computing devices to enable Digital India. We are happy to collaborate with Lava to create devices that run on a secure and robust Windows 10 platform, which provides users with enhanced productivity, improved functionality and unified experiences.
Lava s Helium 14 is one of the most affordable Windows 10-based 14-inch notebooks in the market at the moment. It will be competing against the likes of Micromax Canvas LapTab and iBall Exemplaire CompBook.