The Lava R1 is a handsome lad in its metal clad build. The device has a 5.0-inch IPS display with the resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 294 ppi. The display is cloaked by Gorilla Glass 3 and the glass edges out in a 2.5D Arc. The device is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek 6737V/W processor that has the clock speed of 1.3GHz. This processor is coupled with Mali-T720, the R1’s GPU, and 2GB of RAM. In terms of storage, the Lava R1 features 16GB of onboard storage with an option to expand it up to 64GB via a microSD.The Lava R1 is equipped with an 8-megapixel rear-facing shooter with f/2.0 aperture and sensor. For the selfie lovers, Lava R1 supports 4G connectivity. It also supports USB-on-the-go. Other options include Bluetooth v4.1, A-GPS, and Edge. The device supports dual-SIM (3G+4G). Battery capacity of the R1 measures 2620 mAh.