Earlier Lava launched the budget smartphone – Iris X1 back in May 2014 with 4GB internal storage and running Android 4.4 KitKat. Now company has launched the Iris X1 with 8GB ROM at the same price, i.e., Rs 7,999 and it also has a microSD card slot. The smartphone is currently contributing to 30% sales in Lava brand’s smartphone portfolio by volume, says the company. Lava also says that the latest upgrade will improve the performance of the smartphone.
On the specifications front, it has 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and it is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM23550 processor which is paired with 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and has 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card.
On the imaging front, it sports 8MP rear-camera with LED flash and a 1.4 µm pixel BSI+ sensor. The sensor increases the amount of light that gets captured and improves low-light photography significantly. The rear-camera supports full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, comes with Auto focus, touch to focus functionality and HDR mode that automatically snaps a rapid burst of photos to select the best possible shot. It also includes a 2.0MP front-facing camera for video calling.
It is 8.9mm thick and weighs 138 grams.
On the connectivity front, the dual SIM Iris X1 comes with 3G connectivity apart from Wi-Fi Bluetooth v4.0, micro-USB and EDGE. It offers OTG support to enable file transfer through USB drive on the move. The device promises crystal clear calling experience by using Dual MIC for Active Noise Cancellation. The phone packs a long-lasting 1800mAh battery providing ample back up for multimedia playback, talk-time and stand-by.
This latest upgrade will allow users to download plethora of applications, play heavy games and perform faster multi-tasking. The smartphone also comes with a bunch of new and useful features. Its new phone app automatically prioritizes contacts based on the people a user talks to the most and its smart caller ID looks for matches from businesses with local listing on Google Maps.
Specifications of Lava Iris X1
|Specifications||Lava Iris X1|
|Display||4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen IPS display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels|
|Processor||1.2GHz quad-core Broadcom BSM23550 processor with Videocore IV GPU|
|Operating System||Android 4.4.2 KitKat|
|Memory||1GB RAM, 4GB/8GB internal memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card|
|Camera||8MP rear-camera with BSI+ sensor, Dual LED flash and 2MP front-facing camera|
|Dimensions||134 x 66 x 8.9 mm|
|Connectivity||3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS|