Lava Blaze 5G to receive Android 13 OS update. The device will also get quarterly software updates. The Lava Blaze is one of the cheapest 5G phones in India
Homegrown brand Lava has assured users that their latest Lava Blaze 5G smartphone will receive quarterly software updates for the next two years and a guaranteed update to Android 13. The Lava Blaze 5G was launched earlier this month and it is one the cheapest 5G smartphones you can get your hands on in India. The device was launched at an introductory price of ₹9,999 for the sole 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant. It is priced at ₹10,999 and comes with Android 12 out of the box.
Sunil Raina, President and Business Head at Lava International Limited took to Twitter to announce that the Blaze 5G would receive quarterly software updates for two years and an assured update to Android 13. The Lava Blaze 5G supports a respectable eight 5G bands including most major 5G bands auctioned in India.
The Lava Blaze 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, a capable chipset at this price point. It features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with 90 Hz refresh rate support. The phone has a triple rear camera setup headlined by a 50 MP primary shooter. For selfies, it packs an 8 MP front camera.
The phone comes with 4 GB RAM and 128 internal storage. It is also Widevine L1 certified and can run YouTube in the background. The phone features a 5,000 mAh battery and comes in blue and green colour options. All of this aside, the phone sports a glass back design which is a rarity at this price point. It also includes a microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 1 TB, USB-C charging, Bluetooth v5.1, dual-SIM support, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.