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Lava Pixel V2 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6735
Mali-T720 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inch (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus

Lava announced the launch of the Pixel V2 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Lava Pixel V2 phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6735 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Lava Pixel V2 series was launched with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 5 inch phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (720 x 1280 px). This screen can reproduce accurate and vibrant colors. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The Pixel V2 also features a 8 MP front-facing camera.

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Lava Pixel V2 specifications

BrandLava
NamePixel V2
ModelPV2
Release date2015

Body

Weight4.52 oz
Dimensions5.57 x 2.79 x 0.3 inch
Colorsblack, blue, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of Lava Pixel V2 is about 4.52 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Lava smartphone are average (5.57 x 2.79 x 0.3 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6735
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

The Lava Pixel V2 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The Pixel V2 has a Mediatek MT6735 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The Pixel V2 utilizes Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. ARM Mali GPUs are widely used in mobile devices and have a good reputation for performance and power efficiency. They offer competitive performance and power efficiency, making them suitable for a range of applications, including gaming, multimedia, and user interface rendering.

Display

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inch
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 5 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Lava Pixel V2 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.

Memory

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Pixel V2 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory of Lava Pixel V2 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.

Camera

Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 MP

The Pixel V2 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Pixel V2 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. The main camera of Pixel V2 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Lava Pixel V2 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. To connect to a Wi-Fi network on the Lava Pixel V2, you simply need to go to the Wi-Fi settings on the device, select the network you want to connect to, and enter the password.

The Pixel V2 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. The Pixel V2 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.

The Pixel V2 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The Pixel V2 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The Pixel V2 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Pixel V2 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery

TypeLi-Po 2500 mAh

The Li-Po 2500 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Pixel V2 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDragontrail Glass, Dual SIM

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. This Lava phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Lava Pixel V2 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.

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 Pixel V2, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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