Lava has launched its Pulse feature phone, which it claims to be the first ever phone in the world to have a heart rate & blood pressure sensor. You have to simply place their fingertip on the ‘pulse scanner’ and it will display the Blood Pressure and Heart rate immediately on the screen. You can also save the data on the phones for future reference and share with others through messages.
Lava says that Pulse’s sensor readings have accuracy similar to present electronic Heart rate and Blood pressure measuring digital devices, and the recommendation are as per ACC/AHA however, it says that it is not a substitute to a medical device.
Lava Pulse features and specifications
- 2.4-inch (240 x 320 pixels) QVGA 65k colour display
- 32MB RAM, expandable memoru up to 32GB with microSD
- Polycarbonate body with Military Grade certification
- Dual SIM
- 2G GSM 900/1800MHz, Bluetooth, micro USB port
- Camera with video recording
- Number talker, photo icons for saving contacts
- Wireless FM with recording, Auto call recording
- Type in 7 languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Gujarati and Punjabi and Read 22 Languages
- Dimensions: 124.5 x 52x 12.45 mm
- 1800 mAh battery with super battery mode, lasts up to 6 days on a single charge
The Lava Pulse comes in Rose Gold colour, is priced at Rs. 1599, and will be available online on Amazon, Flipkart and at 100K+ retail stores across the country. It comes with 1 year replacement service promise.
Commenting on the launch, Tejinder Singh, Head- Product, Lava International said:
Thousands of Indians die due to cardiovascular diseases every year. While an early detection can save a lot of these lives, there’s still a large chunk of our population which lacks basic medical health facility. Lava Pulse is a solution, made to empower Indians to screen and monitor, who don’t have access to or cannot afford the high cost of regular heart health check-ups. As an Indian Brand it is our constant endeavour to provide meaningful solutions to our customers, especially in the current anxious environment. With Lava Pulse, we are taking a strong step to push the boundaries of innovation in Mobile Phones.