Lava Launched A Women-Centric Smartphone With Go Edition Android 10 Dubbed As Lava BeU

Lava Launched A Women-Centric Smartphone With Go Edition Android 10 Dubbed As Lava BeU

Lava Launched A Women-Centric Smartphone With Go Edition Android 10 Dubbed As Lava BeU

by December 24, 2020

Lava introduced a budget-segment smartphone to the Indian market, especially for its female userbase. The smartphone is named Lava BeU with special design elements on the rear panel. Key design elements are floral speaker mesh and some crystals sprinkled on the camera module.

A few highlights:

  • The smartphone will run on Android 10 Go.
  • Lava BeU is available in Rose Pink color.
  • It’s a women-centric smartphone, the brand claims.

The brand has also confirmed to the tech news and reviews portal Gadget360 that there will be four new devices scheduled to be introduced in an online-only event on Jan 5. There are also some speculations for a smart band to be launched at the same event. However, there are no details regarding the specifications of the upcoming smartphones.

Lava BeU: Key specs & features

With an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, Lava BeU comes with a 6.08” IPS LCD panel with a screen resolution of 720*1520 pixels. The panel houses the selfie camera in a waterdrop notch and the bottom bezel is much thicker. The front is protected by a 2.5D curved glass that offers a better grip, as well.

At its core, Lava BeU carries an entry-level Unisoc SC9863A SoC. The chipset is paired with 2 gigs of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. There is also a dedicated microSD card slot to expand the storage. Another key feature that this smartphone adorns is an in-built safety app that contains detailed tutorials on women safety and self-defence techniques.

Coming to the opticals, Lava BeU sports a dual-camera setup with a 13MP f/1.85 lens coupled with a 2MP depth camera. The camera app offers features like slow-mo video, timelapse, HDR, and Full HD video recording. The selfie camera housed in the waterdrop notch will be an 8MP f/2.2 sensor. There will be screen flash support along with multiple beauty modes.

Lava BeU boots on the Go Edition of last year’s Android 10. The whole package is backed up by a 4,060 mAh battery and no fast-charging support. It will charge only up to 10W. Lava claims to offer 16 hours of continuous voice call on a full charge. There will also be a fingerprint scanner on the rear. Some other connectivity features are dual-4G, Wi-Fi 4, Micro USB, Bluetooth 4.2, and a 3.5mm audio port.

Pricing & availability

Lava BeU will be available in a single color option of Rose Pink and comes at an entry-level price tag of ₹6,888. It is already put on sale through online and offline channels.