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Lava A48 8GB (2016) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Spreadtrum SC7731G
Mali-400 MP2
512 MB / 8 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px

Lava announced the launch of the A48 8GB smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Lava A48 8GB phone with 4 inches display, Spreadtrum SC7731G chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Lava A48 8GB comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 800 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Lava A48 8GB specifications

BrandLava
NameA48 8GB
ModelA488GB
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Lava A48 8GB is about 4.09 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Lava phone are average (4.95 x 2.52 x 0.41 inches).

Weight4.09 oz
Dimensions4.95 x 2.52 x 0.41 inches
Colorsblue, champagne, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Lava A48 8GB comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCSpreadtrum SC7731G
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of A48 8GB screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches TFT display of Lava A48 8GB with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Lava A48 8GB (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the A48 8GB has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Lava A48 8GB doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The A48 8GB phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv2.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of A48 8GB is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1300 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Dual SIM capability of Lava A48 8GB phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Lava A48 8GB, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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