Lava has launched the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in the X-series – Lava Iris X5 in India at an initial price tag of Rs. 8,799 and it is exclusively available from It is the successor of Lava Iris X1 and comes in Grey, Black & White colors. Amazon offers 16GB memory card, a intelligent flip cover and a screen protector for those who purchases the smartphone.


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.”

On the specifications it features 5-inch HD display based on one-glass solution (OGS) & has resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core 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 has 8-megapixel rear-camera with BSI 2 sensor similar to the Iris X1 but the main highlight is its 5-megapixel front-facing camera with BSI+ auto focus front camera, LED flash for low-light, which claimed to capture great images even in low-light conditions.

It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0 and micro-USBv2.0. It offers OTG support to enable fie transfer through USB drive on the move. It has dual microphone for active noise cancellation.

It packs 2100mAh battery.

Lava Iris X5 Specifications


Lava Iris X5


5-inch capacitive touchscreen IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels


1.2GHz quad-core processor


1GB RAM, 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB via microSD card

Operating System

Android 4.4.2 KitKat


8MP rear-camera with OmniVision, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, Dual LED flash and 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, 4 Element Lens, Wide Viewing Angle (84 degrees)


3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG



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