Finally, Lava has officially launched its latest affordable Octa-Core smartphone, dubbed “Lava Iris X8”, in India with a price tag of Rs. 8999, just a day after it was introduced online on Flipkart. The Lava Iris X8 is powered by the 2500 mAh battery and Android KitKat V4.4 OS. The company promises the smartphone will receive an official update to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The smartphone has an Octa-Core 1.4GHz MediaTek processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with an option for expansion via a microSD card. The front of the Lava Iris X8 features a 5-inch 720P IPS display protected by Asahi Dragontrail Glass and a 3-Megapixel front-facing Camera. Its 8-Megapixel rear-facing camera is equipped with BSI Sensor and LED Flash.
The Lava Iris X8 comes with the Smart Wake-Up and Gesture controls, allows users to directly jump to the apps from Locked screen. It offers Dual SIM support with 3G, USB OTG, Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi connectivity options. The phone will come with an Intelligent Flip cover let you access features like calling, camera, messaging, music and few applications, without switching the screen.
The device measures 8.6mm in thickness and weighs 160 grams and comes in black and white color variants. The smartphone will go on sale through all retail stores and multi brand outlets across the country, from 9th February. It will also be available online exclusively on Flipkart.
Lava Iris X8 specifications
- Display : 5-inch 720 pixels IPS screen with Asahi Dragontrail Glass
- Processor : 1.4 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor
- Memory : 2GB of RAM, 16GB built-in memory with MicroSD slot support up-to 32GB
- OS : Android KitKat v4.4, upgradable to Android Lollipop v5.0
- Connectivity : Dual SIM, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, USB OTG, FM Radio
- Primary Camera : 8MP camera with BSI 3 Sensor, dual LED Flash
- Secondary Camera : 3MP camera
- Battery : 2500 mAh
- Weight : 160 grams
- Dimensions : 70.9×143.4×8.6mm