Lava is testing a new smartphone, the Iris X8. It is listed with full specifications at online website Flipkart with a price Rs. 8,999.

Lava Iris X8

The Lava Iris X8 is a 3G smartphone, will go official in black and white variant colours. It sports a 5-inch HD IPS (1280 x 720 pixels) touchscreen with Oil Coated display finish. It is powered by a MediaTek MTK6592M chipset, alongside 1.4 GHz Octa Core processor.

The Iris X8 runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS which is upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop, according to online retailer. It supports dual SIM (WCDMA+GSM) with dual standby functionality and packs a 2GB RAM slot. It is equipped with 16GB of internal storage, that is further expandable with up to 32GB microSD card.

The Lava Iris X8 houses an 8-megapixel auto focus rear shooter with BSI III sensor and Dual LED Flash. The phone also housing a 3-megapixel front camera on-board for selfie. It is backed by a 2500mAh Li-polymer battery, that is rated for up to 14 hrs (2G) / 9 hrs (3G) of talk-time.

Connectivity options include FM Radio, WiFi, Bluetooth V4.0, micro-USB v2.0, FOTA, mobile hotspot, USB tethering, GPS, A-GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. It measures 70.9×143.4×8.6 mm, along with 160 gms of weight.