Lava has launched the company’s first Windows Phone 8.1 in India at a price tag of Rs. 4,999. It is exclusively available on Flipkart and goes on sale starting December 4th.
Commenting on the launch, Navin Chawla, Vice President and Head-Product, LAVA International Limited said:
At LAVA we always endeavor to provide our consumers with best possible choices in terms of design, features, apps, services and now platforms as well. We are pleased to add Iris Win1 – Windows powered device in our smartphone portfolio for consumers who are looking for Windows platform.
Michael Adnani, VP – Retail & Head of Brand Alliances, Flipkart said,
We are excited to introduce the first LAVA smartphone powered by Windows on our platform. We are confident that this exclusive partnership will help us expand our offering of products and technology which is in tune with our customer requirements. The exclusive launch of LAVA Iris Win1is an extension of our commitment to bring world-class products for our customers backed by our superior service.
Rajiv Ahlawat, Director – Mobility, Microsoft India said,
I congratulate LAVA on the launch of their first Windows Phone. The Iris Win1 will be available to Indian consumers exclusively on Flipkart. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows Phone and we are proud of our partnership with LAVA. With the Iris Win1, Windows Phone is now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value.
On the specifications front, it features 4.0-inch WVGA display with a resolution of 800 x 400 pixels and it is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor which is paired with 512MB of RAM. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS and has 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further by using microSD card.
On the imaging front, it features 5-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash and 0.3-megapixel VGA front-facing camera.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.
It packs 1,950mAh battery.