Lava Z40 has been launched in India. It is an Android Go smartphone, which ships with Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The handset comes with a pocket-friendly price of Rs 3,499 and is available in two color variants, including black and gold. The Lava Z40 is powered by a small 2,250mAh battery, which is said to offer around one and a half days battery life.
The latest Lava smartphone comes in an unnamed 1.4GHz quad-core SoC, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage option. The company is also giving an option to expand the internal storage by up to 64GB using a microSD card. It features a 4.0-inch display along with Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. Additionally, the Lava Z40 offers dual 4G VoLte SIM slots.
In terms of the camera department, the newly launched handset packs a single 2-megapixel rear camera, which is assisted by an LED flash. There is also the same 2-megapixel camera sensor on the front with a flash for shooting selfies. The company says that the handset also gives an option to search in 10 different Indian languages, which also includes Hindi.
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Commenting on the launch, Jasneet Singh, Product Head of Lava International said, “Inspired by the huge success of LAVA A44, we are launching the LAVA Z40, targeting first-time smartphone users and their needs. There is a huge demand for entry-level smartphones with strong battery backup and good sound quality & the Lava Z40 is exactly that. With this launch, we intend to reach out to users who want to upgrade from feature phones to their first smartphone to become a part of India s fastpaced digital journey, without burning a hole in their pocket.”