Lava has today launched, Iris Alfa, its new quad core offering, priced at just 6,550 INR. Quad core smartphones aren’t exactly new in this price range. The Indian budget smartphone market is getting intensely competitive. Let’s take a look at specifications of Lava Iris Alfa.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Navin Chawla, Vice President & Head Product, LAVA International Limited said, “With the launch of LAVA Iris Alfa we aim to cater to the needs of people who aspire to own a smartphone that looks good and has best in class features at an affordable price. The LAVA Iris Alfa smartphone comes equipped with all the necessary features required in a 5” device to offer consumers a superior smartphone experience.”
The display is 5 inches in size with FWVGA 854 x 480 pixels resolution. The display technology used is IPS LCD and it is also a fully laminated display to reduce reflection. The handset is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core cortex A7 processor with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. The storage is further expandable by another 32 GB using MicroSD card slot.
Software is Android 4.4 KitKat and the phone also supports OTA updates. Lava has loaded handy apps like Truecaller premium, Hungama music app with 2000 INR worth of free music download and Adaptxt that supports 11 Indian local languages.
Lava Iris Alfa has a 5 MP AF rear camera with LED flash and a secondary VGA fixed focus camera at the front for basic video calling. The handset is fueled by 2200 mAh li-polymer battery. Other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and 3G/Edge connectivity.
Lava Iris Alfa will compete with Android one phones, Lenovo A6000, Asus Zenfone 4 A450CG and Huawei Honor Holly in India.
Key Specifications of Lava Iris Alfa:
|Model||Lava Iris Alfa|
|Display||5 inch FWVGA display|
|Processor||1.2 GHz quad core cortex A7|
|Camera||5 MP rear camera and VGA front camera|
|Internal Storage||8 GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||141×71.4x 9.2 mm and 156 grams|
Lava Iris Alfa is available for purchase across all major retail stores and ebay in black and white colors for 6,550 INR. The Lava Iris Alfa doesn’t bring anything new to the table, but is a decent quad core device for its respective price tag.