Lava has launched its new budget smartphone Iris X8 at Rs 8,999. It will be available exclusively on e-commerce marketplace Flipkart starting February 9.
The dual sim smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720x1280pixels) IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection.
Processor & Operating System
The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek chipset with 1.4Ghz octa-core processor, and sports a 5-inch 1280 x 720 pixel IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card). on the software side,the X8 runs Android 4.4 (KitKat), although the company promises Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update.
Camera & Battery
It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and BSI 3 sensor, while there is a secondary 3-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard. The rear camera supports full-HD video recording and comes with Panorama, HDR mode, face detection, smile shot and voice capture options.
On the connectivity front, the Lava Iris X8 offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options. The smartphone packs a 2500mAh battery with no word on talk time and standby time.
It is a stylish phone and something that has an amazing amount of grace for its price tag.