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.