Lava Mobiles now joins the Android bandwagon with the launch of its latest Lava S12 smartphone running on the android platform. Lava Mobiles as we all know are into manufacturing of low cost mobile handsets and are a hot selling brand in India, and now with the Lava S12 they have entered the smartphone segment.

Well this is one Lava phone that we cannot say is a low cost device but it is definitely affordable when you look at the features that the S12 comes loaded with. Lava mobiles recently launched the low cost dual SIM Lava KKT 50 and the Lava KKT 39. But the Lava S12 is different and smarter check out the features listed below.

Lava S12 features

The S12 has got a smart look with a metallic silver body and matte leather finish along with dedicated hard keys placed on the edges.  S12 also claims to be the sleekest smartphone with dimension 117 x 57.5 x 13.4 mm. This handset comes with a 600 MHz Qualcomm processor with a 3.2 inch HVGA capacitive touch screen with max resolution of 480 by 320.

Lava S12 Android Smartphone
Lava S12 Android Smartphone

The S12 comes powered by Froyo OS (Android 2.2), though not the latest. The 3D UI (User Interface) is what is more compelling moreover you can customize up to 16 home screens as per your needs.

This Lava phone is best for watching movies, playing games or surfing the internet. 3G (7.2 Mbps), Bluetooth is supported along with built in Wi-Fi that can act as a hotspot for sharing internet with other devices.  This smartphone supports up to 32 GB of expandable memory (microSD).

Android 2.2 Lava-S12 price in India
Android 2.2 Lava-S12 price in India

Many useful applications come pre-loaded like Facebook, Nimbuzz, Twitter, Hungama MyPlay, Saavn, TuneWiki, YouTube, Office Suite, SlideIT keyboard app etc. along with standard Google applications that every android phone comes loaded by default.

The Lava S12 comes with a 5 megapixel camera (without flash) that is placed at the back. The camera supports digital zoom and is a fixed focus camera. The resolution is good and so will be the quality but the features are limited.

5 mp camera on the S12 from lava
5 mp camera on the S12 from lava

The 1300mAh battery powers the Lava S12 and with smart battery management you can expect a longer battery life from a single charge.

Lava S12 Price in India

MRP: Rs. 9,999 | Best Price: Rs. 9,500
Box pack Contains: handset, battery and charger, headphone, USB cable, free 2 GB microSD card, user manual and warranty card.
Users also get a 12 months free subscription of Zenga Mobile TV.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -