Lava A44 Price in Dubai, UAE  

Lava A44

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INTRODUCTION

Lava A44
Lava A44

Lava A44 was launched and will be released in the markets by August 2017. This low range budgeted smart phone was released to give the features like good camera with flash and VoLTE connectivity to the ones who love to get more in less amount. It is indeed very good options for the ones who are very tight on their budget or want to have a second smartphone for their extra SIM’s but want to enjoy the features like video calling and clicking selfies anytime. The company is trying to hook up everyone on 4G smartphones with good features in fewer prices. A great pick for the first time users as well.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Lava A44 Design and Display
Lava A44 Design & Build

With the plastic rear panel and the curved edges, Lava has tried to match up with the latest trend of smartphone designs. The capacitive buttons are at the bottom and the power as well as volume keys are on the right side. The dimensions of this smartphone will be 4.8 x 2.5 x 0.4 inches while the weight will be 141 grams. The design will be coming in two colour variants- Black and Gold.

Talking about its display, it features four inches IPS LCD capacitive, 16 M colour touch- screen. The display resolution is 480 x 854 pixels which is 245 ppi approximately. The screen will be showcasing the scratch resistant glass for protection. The screen to body ratio will sum up to 56.3 %.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Lava A44 Performance
Lava A44 Performance

The phone will be possessing 1.3 GHz quad- core processor with Spreadtrum SC9832 chipset. The quad core processor allows 3-4 applications to go on simultaneously without affecting the user interface. Moving ahead to the specification on software, this smartphone is embedded with android v6.0 (marshmallow) operating system. In the storage specifications, this smartphone will be offering 1 GB RAM with the internal storage of 8GB. The user also gets the option of using a microSD card and expands the memory space up to 32 GB. Also, to mention the handset offers dual SIM card slots (micro SIM) to be ahead in the competition with other handsets of the same price range.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Lava A44 Camera
Lava A44 Camera

The rear camera in the handset offers a 5 MP lens with a flash. It supports features like digital zoom, face magic and mode centre. The front camera features a 2 MP lens and a selfie flash which is the biggest highlight of this smart phone.

The video recording can be done from both rear and front camera (HD video recording at 1080 pixels @ 30 fps).

The format of audio player is MP3/WAV while that of video player is MP4/H.264. The multimedia section also provides user FM radio and a 3.5 mm head jack.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The Li- ion type of battery comes with the capacity of 1500 mAh. The capacity is average when compared to the other handsets of the same price range. There is no extra feature of quick charging or wireless charging for the battery. The good thing about battery is that it is removable and hence, the user can deal with any hang issues himself.

The network support includes 2G (GSM), 3G (WCDMA) and 4G (VoLTE). The network connectivity also includes GPRS and EDGE. Moving ahead to wireless connectivity options, there are many - Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth and GPS (A- GPS). The wired connectivity supports micro USB 2.0 only.

The sensors which are available in the handset are accelerometer and proximity. Fingerprint sensor and compass are not available.

PROS AND CONS

Lava A44 is a budgeted handset which can be a good option for many. Below is a quick summary for you to analyse the smart phone before purchase.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Scratch resistant glass protection of the screen. slim handset with 0.4 inches depth
  • Quad core processor gives the chance for many applications to run simultaneously. OS: Android v6.0 Marshmallow
  • Good camera features for its class
  • Removable battery.
  • FM radio and 3.5 mm head jack. Dual SIM handset (micro SIM in both the slot)
  • 4G VoLTE enabled.
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Smaller screen size: 4 inches
  • Lower performer CPU- 1.3 GHz
  • Fingerprint and compass sensor not present
  • Lower capacity of the battery: 15500 mAh
  • No NFC chipset and infrared in the connectivity zone.
  • Lower RAM: 1 GB

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