Lava C81

Updated: 7/30/2013 3:26:21 PM



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  • Cons
  • No GPS
  • No Camera Flash
  • Poor Camera
  • Pros
  • Expandable Memory
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Dual SIM


True Value for Money

29 Jan, 13 06:45 PM

Lava C81 Design and Build Quality

Lava has added a full touch dual SIM phone with the C81. The curved edges help give the device an elegant look. Overall, the build quality is very good.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Lava C81

An Android style user interface will make the C81 easy for Android users to navigate. Its slim, lightweight design makes it easy to fit into your pockets.

Telephony and Phonebook

Your phonebook will be able to store up to 500 contacts. There is also call memory to store dialled, missed, and received calls.

Messaging and Emails

Both SMS and MMS messages can be sent/received on the device. There is also email support to connect your personal/business emails. In addition, there is MSN and Yahoo Messenger for chat communication.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

The basic gallery allows you to delete and store your pictures. The video player will allow you to playback MP4, 3GP, AVI, and KMV files.

Lava C81 Music Player and FM Radio

To listen to your music, you can expand the memory via the microSD card with up to 8 GB of space. Music formats in MP3, MIDI, AMR, WAV, and AAC files are supported. There is an FM radio that will allow you to access local stations, plus record their content. In addition, you can set the alarm to wake you up to the radio. The dual speakers and 3.5 mm head jack allow you to experience a crisp audio quality experience.

Lava C81 Camera and Image Quality

The 1.3MP camera is capable of shooting at a 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution. There is also a digital zoom feature. Overall, the image quality is about average for a camera of this resolution.

Video Camera and Video Quality

You are also able to record video, though the quality will be choppy.

Lava C81 Connectivity Options

You can connect the C81 to a GSM 900 and 1800 MHz network. There is Bluetooth support with A2DP and microUSB connectivity.

Web Browser and Applications

You can access the internet using the pre-installed WAP browser. There are some applications that are pre-loaded including Angry Birds, Talking Tom, MSN, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, and Lava Buddy.

Google Maps and GPS

The C81 lacks GPS support.

Utility and Other Tools

There is a calendar, currency converter, call conference feature, and calculator.

Distinctive Features of Lava C81

There are roughly 15 pre-installed Hindi movies that are on the C81 for your viewing pleasure.

Value for Money

The value-priced C81 can be purchased for roughly Rs. 2999 (approx., may vary).


With a solid battery life and a strong call quality, the C81 has a lot going for it. Although it is not an actual Android device, there are plenty of features, and the price tag is low enough to justify a purchase.

SellerShipping Info More InfoPrice
NANARs. 2699.00
Free ShippingIn stockRs. 2900.00
Updated: 28, Feb, 2013 02:50 AM


  • AnnouncedAugust, 2012
  • Networks2G, Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • Colors AvailableBlack
  • Languages SupportedMulti Languages (English, Hindi)
  • 2G NetworkGSM 900/1800 MHz


  • Height112 mm
  • Width54 mm
  • Thickness13 mm
  • Weight91 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar


  • Maximum Standby TimeUp to 220 hours
  • Maximum TalktimeUp to 3 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard Li-ion 1400 mAH

Internet & Connectivity

  • BluetoothA2DP
  • USB Connectivity
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Browser
  • WAP
  • GPRS

Other Features

  • Calendar
  • Voice Dialing
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • In-built Torch
  • Office Applications
  • Sales PackageCharger, Headset, USB Cable
  • Other FeaturesAuto Call Recording, Privacy Protection, Conference Call, Mobile Tracker, Indian Calendar


  • Radio
  • Music Player
  • Video Player
  • Voice Recording
  • Image Viewer
  • Video Recording
  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • GamesTalking Tom, Angry Birds


  • Camera MP1.3 MP
  • Camera Resolution1280x1024 pixels
  • GeoTagging
  • Digital Zoom
  • Primary Camera1.3 MP, 1280x1024 pixels, Digital Zoom


  • Display Colours262K
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)320 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)480 pixels
  • Display Size3.5 inch
  • Display TypeWQVGA


  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3


  • T9 Dictionary
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email


  • RAM64 MB
  • ROM128 MB
  • Call Log
  • Memory Card SlotmicroSD, Up to 8 GB
  • Phonebook Capacity500 Entries
  • Internal Memory

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abhinav rana

1/29/2013 3:39:00 PM

wastage of money..... backwaas

Santosh Gnawali

1/19/2013 6:42:00 AM

ya i could not load any jar file...

Santosh Gnawali

1/19/2013 6:41:00 AM

i search battery to buy in nepal but i couldnt get it ..any body suggest me my mobile is now wastage.....

Santosh Gnawali

1/19/2013 6:40:00 AM

i bought but battery got damage after 2 month

jamyang dema

1/11/2013 5:27:00 AM

last week i bought lava C81 and i used it for two days and now it is not working and when i take to repair they are saying the software is deleted....what is this problem??

Pradeep Sharma

1/10/2013 6:25:00 AM

ek dam bakwash phone hain sale main network tak to aate nahi hain aur aap is ghatiya phone ko auowsam bate rahe hain chama kare par kisi bhi kimat main mat lena pachtahoge jis tarha main pachta raha hauin ok

Buzzing Android

12/31/2012 4:27:00 PM



12/21/2012 8:11:00 AM

is phone me gprs naam ka koi cheez hai?

vishnugupta vaidya

12/4/2012 5:44:00 AM

is it android phone?

Arpan Banarjee

11/28/2012 8:14:00 AM

how will this phone on there's yellow sign on screen


11/24/2012 9:01:00 AM

nice phone yaar i have this phone


11/24/2012 9:01:00 AM

achme isme mrp format hai kya ????????

ira lohan

11/10/2012 1:58:00 PM

m nt able 2 use internet in this phn.... hw can i??

Rakesh Arora

10/30/2012 10:45:00 AM

i m not able to use internet in my phone. how i can use internet. can i use what apps in this phone


10/18/2012 5:50:00 AM

I guess No 3G and what is the OS?

hemant kasera

10/3/2012 2:19:00 PM

isme gps he kya

Sam Solomon

9/16/2012 8:59:00 AM

But i think it supports mrp format instead of jar{java}

Sam Solomon

9/16/2012 8:58:00 AM

I bought one last week and got rid off that..Biuld quality is awesome.Touch is very good,Display is also bright and crisp,Still lacks something that users need..


9/12/2012 11:18:00 AM


Himank Suri

9/12/2012 2:36:00 AM

please tell more about this phone


8/22/2012 7:46:00 PM

nice phone, touch sensitivity is very good at this price tag. Cons: No java support.