Lava has launched a new phone that is touted as being the world’s first phone with a heart rate and blood pressure sensor. Called Lava Pulse, the phone is priced at Rs 1,500 and will be available on Amazon, Flipkart and over 100,000 retail stores in the country. In order to use the feature, users have to place their fingerprint on the ‘pulse scanner’ and the phone will display the Blood Pressure and Heart Rate.
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Indian mobile handset brand, Lava International Limited, unveiled its latest feature phone- Lava Pulse. Pulse is the first ever phone in the world to have a Heart rate & Blood Pressure sensor. This unique feature will enable its user to measure their heart health in just a few seconds. The user has to simply place their fingertip on the ‘pulse scanner’ and it will display their Blood Pressure and Heart rate immediately on the screen. Users also have an option to save this data on their phones for future reference and share with others through messages. This one of a kind feature phone is priced at Rs. 1599, and comes in a stunning Rose Gold colour. The handset is available online on Amazon, Flipkart and at 100K+ retail stores in the country.
Lava Pulse’s sensor readings have accuracy similar to present electronic Heart rate and Blood pressure measuring digital devices*
Commenting on the launch, Tejinder Singh, Head- Product, Lava International said, “Thousands of Indians die due to cardiovascular diseases every year. While an early detection can save a lot of these lives, there’s still a large chunk of our population which lacks basic medical health facility. Lava Pulse is a solution, made to empower Indians to screen and monitor, who don’t have access to or cannot afford the high cost of regular heart health check-ups. As an Indian Brand it is our constant endeavour to provide meaningful solutions to our customers, especially in the current anxious environment. With Lava Pulse, we are taking a strong step to push the boundaries of innovation in Mobile Phones.”
Lava Pulse comes with a 2.4 inch display and supports stereo sound. It features a sturdy polycarbonate body and has an expandable memory of upto 32 GB. The handset is embedded with 1800 mAh battery supported with super battery mode, which lasts up to 6 days on a single charge. The phone is Military Grade certified which means that the users don’t have to worry about the minor wear and tear, if the phone gets dropped. Additionally, the phone comes with a 1 year replacement service promise.
Lava Pulse also comes with an array of other interesting features including number talker, photo icons for saving contacts, wireless FM with recording and dual SIM support. The phone provides a provision of auto call recording and enables users to type in 7 languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Gujarati and Punjabi.