Lava Pixel V2 smartphone is a budget device that is priced at Rs. 9999 in India, and it is available both online and offline, and it carries decent specs for the price. Talking about the specs, the Pixel V2 comes with a 5-inch HD display, and a Mediatek processor is packed in to power the phone.

Here are the important specs in actual. There is Mediatek MT6735 64-bit quad-core processor powering the phone along with 2GB of RAM, and there is 16GB internal storage provided, out of which about 10GB is available for the user.

The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop based Star OS, which is not any similar to the stock Android, and it was the Lava Pixel V1 which was an Android One based phone, while Pixel V2 is a non-Android-One device. Let’s check the benchmark scores the phone gets.

Benchmark scores for Lava Pixel V2

Lava Pixel V2 Benchmarks

  • Lava Pixel V2 AnTuTu Score: 20393
  • Lava Pixel V2 Quadrant Standard Score: 9175
  • Lava Pixel V2 Geekbench 3 Single-core Score: 480
  • Lava Pixel V2 Geekbench 3 Multi-core Score: 1403
  • Lava Pixel V2 Nenamark2 Score: 50.1 fps
  • Lava Pixel V2 Vellamo Multicore Score: 1271
  • Lava Pixel V2 Vellamo Metal Score: 782

If this is not enough to judge and you have more doubts in mind, here are a few FAQs about the phone to make things easier for you.

How much internal storage is available for the user?

The user will get about 11.5GB of free storage out of the 16GB internal space, since the other storage is used by the OS and pre-installed apps.

What are the specifications of the cameras on Lava Pixel V2?

Lava Pixel V2 Camera

The Lava Pixel V2 has an excellent camera combination provided, with a 13MP rear and 8MP front facing camera. The rear camera has a 1.4 Micron Large pixel size, 5 layer Largan Lens with blue Glass filter, F2.0 Aperture with dual LED flash. The front camera also has a 1.4 Micron Large pixel size, and there is a 4 layer Largan Lens with 84 degree wide angle lens, F2.4 Aperture with LED flash. The rear camera can capture Full HD videos.

How much RAM is available after a fresh boot?

Out of the 2GB RAM, we could see about 1.22 GB of RAM to be available after a fresh boot.

What are the pre-installed apps available in the Lava Pixel V2?

The pre-installed apps in the device include Amazon, Bookmyshow, Backup and Restore, Clean Master, Flash light, File manager, FM Radio, OfficeSuite, Opera Mini, Paytm, Phone Booster, Quikr, Saavn, SHAREit, Wallpapers HD, WhatsApp and the other system apps, as well as the Google Play apps.

Are there any motion gestures available in the Pixel V2?

Lava Pixel V2 Motion gestures

Yes, there are motion gestures as well as Smart wake up features available in the phone. The motion gestures include the following:

  • 3 point touch: Slide with 3 fingers from top to bottom, or bottom to top for capturing a screenshot
  • Flip to mute: Flipping the phone will mute it if there is an incoming call or alarm
  • Shake: Shaking the phone answers an incoming call
  • Hands-free switch: This switches the mode from normal to loudspeaker automatically when the phone is brought closer to the ear

The smart wake up feature is something where the user can draw an alphabet to open a particular application that is set for it. For example, setting C letter opens camera, E for flashlight, M for music, O for clock, S for settings and so on.

The options for setting these up are available in the Settings area of the phone.

What are the sensors available in Lava Pixel V2?

The sensors that are available in the phone include Accelerometer, Ambient light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor (this sensor is for the intelligent flip cover of the device).

Can I remove the battery from the Pixel V2?

Lava Pixel V2 Slots

The battery on the Lava Pixel V2 cannot be removed, as the battery has a warning given. That won’t just be risky, but also would void the warranty.

Does the Lava Pixel V2 support USB OTG?

Yes, there is support for USB OTG connectivity in this phone, although we aren’t sure about the maximum storage drive that can be connected with it.

Is there any screen protection provided?

The Lava Pixel V2 has an Asahi glass protection given over the 5-inch display. The ASAHI glass does not resist falls, but is said to be protective from scratches and is also said to resist fingerprints on the screen.

What are the 4G bands supported by the Lava Pixel V2?

This is Dual Band LTE phone, and the bands supported by it are 1800 MHz FDD, 2300 MHz TDD bands. This is a Dual SIM phone with both the SIM cards supporting 4G connectivity, though only one SIM can have 4G at one time.

Are there any battery saver modes available?

Lava Pixel V2 Battery Saver Mode

Yes, there are two battery saving modes available for the 2500 mAh battery of Lava Pixel V2. One is the normal Power Saver mode, which can be customized by the user with settings like Wi-Fi, hotspot, Bluetooth, Mobile network, Background service and screen timeout. The other one is the Super power saver mode, where the user does not have a control on the stuff, rather will see a black interface with limited options, and this comes handy where the battery is too low and the user wants a few hours of usage.

Do comment below if you have any questions related to Lava Pixel V2, and we will try to answer the same here.


1 Comment

  • harish, Nov 17, 2015 @ 3:01 pm Reply

    sir I have bought lava pixel v2 mobile. I have enabled smart wake up option in it but still I don’t understand how to use that option can you please help me.

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