Lava has today introduced its first smartphone based on Windows 8.1 – Lava Iris Win 1, with quad core processor and an affordable price Rs. 4,999. Company has partnered with an e-commerce retailer Flipkart to sell this device exclusively online.
Iris Win 1 comes with 4 inch WVGA 800 x 480 display and features like G+F and 2-point touch panel. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Processor paired with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage which can be further expanded by up to 32 GB using Micro SD card.
Iris Win 1 sports a 5 MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash and 0.3 mega pixel front facing camera for selfies and video calling. This device has a removable 1950 mAh battery and it runs on latest Windows 8.1. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Micro USB port and dual sim functionality.
Commenting on the launch of Iris Win1, Mr. 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.”
Lava Iris Win 1 will primarily compete against Celkon Win 400 launched recently for the same price of 4,999 INR. Compared to Celkon Win 400, Iris Win 1 comes with a bigger battery, more internal storage and more RAM capacity.
If you are looking for a decent low cost Windows OS based smartphone, Lava Iris Win 1 appears to be a very decent option in the entry level price range.
Lava Iris Win 1 also comes with a Flip Cover and screen guard inside the box. It will be available exclusively on Flipkart from December 4, 2014 onwards for a modest price of 4,999 INR.
Key Specifications of Lava Iris Win 1
|Model Name||Lava Iris Win 1|
|Display||4 inch, WVGA|
|Processor||1.2 GHz quad core processor|
|Camera||5 MP rear camera, VGA front camera|
|Internal Storage||8 GB|