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Lava A97 2GB Plus (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6735
Mali-T720 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (480 x 800 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Lava announced the launch of the A97 2GB Plus smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Lava A97 2GB Plus phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6735 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Lava A97 2GB Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2350 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 800 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Lava A97 2GB Plus specifications

BrandLava
NameA97 2GB Plus
ModelA972GBP
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Lava A97 2GB Plus is about 5.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Lava phone are average (5.71 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches).

Weight5.64 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches
Colorsblue, gold, gray
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Lava A97 2GB Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6735
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of A97 2GB Plus screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Lava A97 2GB Plus with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Lava A97 2GB Plus (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the A97 2GB Plus is equipped with autofocus. 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Lava A97 2GB Plus supports 2G, 3G and 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 A97 2GB Plus 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 / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2350 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 A97 2GB Plus is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2350 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 A97 2GB Plus 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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