Lava has launched a flagship budget smartphone in India with a tag price Rs 8,799. The handset is available exclusively via eCommerce online website Amazon for Rs 8,649. The device is available online in Grey-Black colour variant, and the retailer offering 16GB Micro SD Memory Card, Flip Mobile Cover and Screen Protector free for today only.
Lava also confirms that in coming days, two variant colour models will be available, namely white and black. The Iris X5 features a a 5-inch HD IPS touchscreen display (1280 x 720 pixels) with OGS (one-glass-solution) technology. It is powered by an 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS out of the box.
Lava Iris X5 houses an 8-megapixel rear camera with dual SIM flash and Omni Vision BSI sensor. There is also a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash for selfies. It comes with an 1GB of RAM and has 8GB of internal storage (upgradable up to 32GB). The phone is backed by a 2100mAh battery.
Dual SIM (Normal SIM + micro SIM), 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG are main connectivity options included in this Lava Iris X5.
Commenting on the launch, Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, LAVA International said, “At Lava, we are constantly channelizing our energies to develop innovative products that cater to various set of consumers at attractive prices. With the enthralling response that we got from users for X1 we decided to come up with another unique offering for our consumers. Iris X5 is a high quality camera smartphone with a best in class front camera that aptly suits the needs of the selfie crazy generation. Through our latest device, we aim to further build a strong portfolio of mid-range smartphones in the X series and deliver on our mission of empowering people to do more and be more.”
Key specifications of Lava Iris X5 :
- 5-inch HD IPS capacitive touchscreen display with OGS technology
- 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU
- Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) Operating System
- Dual SIM (Normal SIM + micro SIM), dual standby
- 8MP rear camera with OmniVision BSI sensor, 5p lens, f/2.2 aperture and Dual LED Flash
- 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, 4 Element Lens, Wide Viewing Angle (84 Degrees)
- 7.9mm thick
- Weight 135 grams
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB ROM
- 2100 mAh battery