Lava International Limited, is an Indian smartphone manufacturer company in the mobile handset industry. The company was founded in 2009 by Hari Om Rai, Sunil Bhalla, Shailendra Nath Rai and Vinit Jangir as an offshoot of a telecommunication venture. It is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India and has overseas operations in Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Mexico and the Middle East, Pakistan and Russia. The company started its Africa operations by launching its product in Egypt in 2016. Lava is working towards establishing a mobile phone design centre in India and setting up new manufacturing facilities.
The company has an in-house R&D and product-testing set-up in China and India for product design and development.
Chip-maker Intel tied up with Lava to announce the first smartphone in India with an Intel processor, the Xolo X900. With this handset, the Xolo brand was launched. Lava entered the tablet market in the same year with the E-Tab Z7H.
Lava launched its flagship smartphone, Iris Pro 30, which was also the first in its Iris Pro series. The Lava Iris X1 was among the earliest smartphones in India to run on the Android Kitkat (4.4) operating system.
The company launched its first smartphone running on the Windows Phone operating system, the Iris Win1.
The Xolo X50 smartphone, which runs on the Android Lollipop (5.1) operating system, was launched in July 2016.
Lava launched 4G Connect M14, India's first 4G enabled feature phone.
Lava launched the Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5, Z6 and myZ, the world's first customisable smartphones operated by Android. Lava also launched BeFIT Fitness Band.
Lava launches laptop operated by Android Auto. AUX, USB, HDMI, Bluetooth, WiFi, are installed along with laptop. 15 inch display and 10 GB RAM are integrated.
Lava is a Indian phone brand. The company was founded in 2009.