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Indian smartphone maker, Lava, announces its foray into the notebook segment with Helium 14

Lava International, a smartphone brand from India, announced its entry into the notebook segment with the launch of Helium 14 in partnership with Microsoft and Intel. Before a slew of Chinese players entered the Indian market, Lava was one of the top domestic smartphone brands offering budget Android smartphones. It briefly flirted with Windows Phone as well.

The Windows 10-powered laptop aims to serve as a great companion for students as well as small-time business owners. For hardware security, the device packs in a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip.

Lava Helium 14 Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Display: 14.1-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080)
  • Processor: Intel Atom processor
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB; expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card
  • Camera: 2MP
  • Battery: 10,000mAh
  • Weight: 1.4 kgs

“The launch of Helium 14 is an important milestone in the journey of Lava as a major Indian smartphone brand. It reiterates our commitment to continued innovation and is a testimony to the fact that we understand consumer needs. It is a handy device for smart business owners, young professionals and students, enabling them to become more productive while being lighter on the pocket.”

– Gaurav Nigam, Product Head, Lava International Ltd

Available in silver and purple color variants, the Lava Helium 14 is priced at ₹14,999 ($233). In the first phase of launch, the Lava Helium 14 is exclusively available on Flipkart while it will also be available select offline retail stores and other multi-brand outlets across Delhi NCR, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, and Bangalore from the first week of July.

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