Lava Blaze 2 with UniSoC T616 Goes on Sale in India But Should You Buy?

Lava Blaze 2 comes pre-loaded with Android 12, which is disappointing.

  • Lava Blaze 2 is powered by a UniSoC T616 processor.
  • It packs a 5000mAh battery and a 90Hz LCD display.
  • The smartphone offers a 13MP rear camera and supports 18W fast charging.


Lava introduced its budget offering – the Lava Blaze 2 last week in the Indian market. The Lava Blaze 2 will go on sale for the first time today in the country. The latest Blaze series smartphone is powered by a UniSoC T616 processor. Lava is making use of faster UFS storage along with 6GB of memory on the Blaze 2.

The Lava Blaze 2 sports a 5000mAh battery and offers a 90Hz LCD display. The smartphone features a 13MP rear camera and has a Type-C charging port. Other highlights of the device include 8MP front shooter, 18W fast charging, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Let us take a closer look at the Lava Blaze 2 price in India, availability, specifications, and features.

Lava Blaze 2: Price in India, Launch Offers, and Availability

The Lava Blaze 2 price in India is Rs 8999. The smartphone will be available for purchase starting at 12:00 PM, today (April 18) exclusively via Amazon and Lava Store.

Lava Blaze 2: Should you Buy?

The Lava Blaze 2, at Rs 8,999, offers all the essential and trendy features such as a high refresh rate display, faster UFS storage, dual camera setup, and Type-C charging. However, keep in mind that the smartphone is powered by UniSoC T616 which is an entry-level chipset. Also, Lava is shipping the smartphone with an Android version from 2021, that is Android 12.

Lava Blaze 2: Specifications and Features

The Lava Blaze 2 flaunts a 90Hz refresh rate LCD display with an HD+ (1600 × 720 pixels) resolution. The display panel measures 6.5 inches diagonally and makes room for the front camera inside a centered punch-hole notch.

Under the hood, the latest Blaze series smartphone sports a UniSoC T616 processor. Fabbed on a 12nm process, the UniSoC T616 comes coupled with a Mali G57 GPU. The smartphone sports 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS storage. It comes pre-loaded with Android 12.

The Lava Blaze 2 comes equipped with a dual-rear camera setup that includes a 13MP front shooter and a 2MP macro sensor. The selfies and video calls on the smartphone are taken care of by an 8MP front shooter.

The latest Blaze series smartphone is backed by a 5000mAh battery unit. It supports 18W fast charging over a Type-C charging port. The smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and also has a dedicated microSD card slot.

The Lava Blaze 2 comes in Glass Blue, Glass Black, and Glass Orange colour options. It weighs 203 grams and measures 164.96 × 76.1 × 8.6mm. Connectivity options of the handset include Dual-SIM, 4G, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and Glonass.

Lava Blaze 2: Alternatives

Lava Blaze 2 POCO C55 Infinix Hot 30i
Display 6.5-inch LCD
90Hz, HD+
6.71-inch LCD
60Hz, HD+
6.6-inch LCD
90Hz, HD+, 500nits
Processor UniSoC T616 MediaTek Helio G85 MediaTek Helio G37
Software Android 12 Android 12 Android 12
Camera 13MP + 2MP
8MP Front Camera
50MP + AI Lens
5MP Front Camera
50MP + AI Lens
5MP Front Camera
Battery 5000mAH 5000mAH 5000mAH
Charging 18W
Type-C Charging
Micro USB Charging
Type-C Charging
Price Rs 8,999 (6+128GB) Rs 8,999 (4+64GB)
Rs 10,999 (6+128GB)
Rs 8,999 (4+ 64GB)
Rs 9,999 (8+128GB)

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