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Lava becomes the first Indian company to launch a 5G smartphone


Homegrown mobile phone company Lava Internatio­nal has become the first Indian brand to launch 5G smartphone­s for domestic consumers. The smartphone launched under the brand name ‘Agni’ has been developed by Lava in India and is getting manufactur­ed at its plant in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Sunil Raina, President & Business Head, Lava Internatio­nal, said the purpose of launching Agni is to give Indian consumers the choice of a made in India 5G smartphone for Indians by an Indian company. The firm wanted to establish before people that there can be an Indian brand which is technology oriented.

The Lava Agni 5G will come with a 6.78-inch full high-definition plus IPS punch hole display which is largest in its segment. Its screen has Corning Gorilla Glass protection for higher durability, 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage. The company has placed higher camera specificat­ions compared to Chinese brands selling smartphone­s on the same Mediatek 5G chipset. Lava Agni 5G will come with a 64-megapixel primary camera, along with a 5-megapixel wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel depth camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It will have a 16-megapixel front camera. Lava Agni 5G has a large 5,000mah battery which comes with a 30W superfast charger that gets the phone ready with full charge in less than 90 minutes.

Lava Agni 5G will be available across retail outlets as well as through Amazon and Flipkart from November 18. The smartphone is available on official website of Lava for pre-booking for Rs 500 only. The device has launched for Rs 19,999. At this price, the Lava Agni 5G is a very compelling smartphone.„

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