Corning Inc as we speak introduced that Lava can be the primary cellular system producer in India to promote a Rs 5,499 military-grade smartphone that includes Gorilla Glass 3 safety. Dubbed as Lava Z1, the entry-level system is for these customers who’re planning to improve their characteristic telephones into a sensible handset. The Gorilla Glass 3, that was first launched in 2013, is formulated as a excessive harm resistance glass, offering up to 4x enchancment in scratch resistance compared to aggressive aluminosilicate glasses from different producers. It is considered one of Corning’s best-selling system glasses, the US-based firm introduced as we speak.
The Lava Z1 was launched earlier as we speak alongside the Lava Z2, Lava Z4, and Lava Z6. The worth of Lava Z2 (2GB RAM + 32GB), Lava Z4 (4GB RAM + 64GB), and Lava Z6 (6GB RAM + 64GB) in India is set at Rs 6,999, Rs 8,999, and Rs 9,999, respectively. Alongside the Lava Z1, the opposite gadgets additionally characteristic Gorilla Glass 3 safety. The brand new Lava Z-series telephones carry MediaTek processors, below the hood.
As well as to designing Gorilla Glass 3 into its newest Z Sequence smartphones, Lava has designed Gorilla Glass throughout a broad vary of its portfolio over the previous 4 years, together with its best-selling Z81 and Z61 fashions. Talking over the partnership between Lava and Corning, Tejinder Singh, Product Head at Lava Worldwide says, “This system is for shoppers who’re upgrading from characteristic telephones and therefore, shopper expectations of an extended lifecycle are a problem contemplating their excessive environmental circumstances. Our design engineers labored on that intimately and utilizing Gorilla Glass 3, the Lava Z1 was designed with military-grade toughness to meet unmatched requirements of ruggedness within the section.”
To recall, the Lava Z1 encompasses a 5-inch show with appreciable bezels on all sides. It additionally packs a 5-megapixel selfie and rear digital camera, MediaTek Helio A20 SoC, 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and a 3,100mAh battery. It is going to be accessible to buy through Amazon, Lava e-store, and different official channels from January 26.
In the meantime, Corning’s Gorilla Glass has been designed into greater than eight billion gadgets by over 45 OEMs. The corporate final 12 months launched the Gorilla Glass 7 or Gorilla Glass Victus that at present options on Samsung Galaxy Observe 20 and Xiaomi Mi 11. The Gorilla Glass 7 additionally survived drops onto laborious, tough surfaces from up to 2 metres, the corporate had stated.