Domestic manufacturer Lava has today launched a new octa core handset – Lava Iris X8 in India, with value for money hardware, priced at 8,999 INR. The handset will compete against critically acclaimed phones like Xiaomi Redmi Note and Yureka selling for the same price.
Lava Iris X1 is fitted with a 5 Inch IPS LCD display with 720 x 1280 HD resolution. The display also has a Ashai Dragontrail glass protection on top, which will protect it against scratches. The handset is powered by 1.4 GHz quad core processor with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. The storage can be further expanded using MicroSD card slot.
Lava Iris X8 is running Android 4.4 KitKat and this can be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop later. There is an 8 MP BSI 3 sensor camera on the rear side assisted by dual LED flash. On the front surface there is a 3 MP camera for video calling and selfies.
Lava Iris X8 also supports USB OTG, which means you can directly connect pen-drive and other peripherals with the smartphone. The handset is 8.6 mm thick and weighs 160 grams. The battery housed inside is rated at 2500 mAh. Other features include 3G, Dual SIM, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and AGPS.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Navin Chawla, Vice President & Head Product, LAVA International said, “We are proud to announce the launch of a new member to the hugely popular Iris X series. Over the last one year we have been strengthening our smartphone portfolio under Iris sub brand and have launched some great devices under the X series. The Iris X8 has been carefully designed after understanding requirements of consumers who are looking for a good looking powerful smartphone which allows them with the ability to multi-task. The Octa core processor and 2GB RAM in the smartphone offers that ease of use to consumers who are looking for a device which helps them to juggle between their personal, social and professional life while on the go. With such offerings we will continue to provide enhanced features to our consumers and offer them the power to do more and be more.”
Key Specifications of Lava Iris X8:
|Model||Lava Iris X8|
|Display||5 inch HD IPS display|
|Processor||1.4 GHz Octa Core MediaTek MT6592M|
|Camera||8 MP rear camer and 3 MP front camera|
|Internal Memory||16 GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||70.9×143.4×8.6 mm and 160 grams|
Lava Iris X8 will be available in Black and White Color options across India. Among ecommerce stores, Lava Iris X8 will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from 12:00 noon on 9th February, 2015.