Renamed in 2009 from Pacetel Communications to Lava International is an Indian mobile manufacturing brand. The company is among one the largest smartphone vendors in India. It is also world’s first company to launch Intel- chip based smartphone under its brand Xolo.
Lava introduced its first flagship series Iris Pro with the launch of Iris Pro 30. In 2014, the company entered in Windows phone segment with its Iris Win1. Currently, it is among one the dominating companies in the budgeted mobile segment.
In 2015, Lava becomes part of second generation of Google’s Android One program. It first introduced its Pixel V1 under this program and later on also rolled- out Pixel V2. Apart from smartphone, the company also produce featured phones in India. Lava also operates in Africa. Some of the popular devices are Pixel V2, Iris X10, Iris X8 and Iris Atom 2.