Lava Iris Icon, a dual-SIM Android smartphone with 5MP front-facing camera, launched in India for Rs 11,990

By April 9th, 2015 AT 7:31 PM

Lava, the budget Indian smartphone manufacturer, has just launched the Iris Icon smartphone in India for Rs. 11,990 (MRP). The device has a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It is probably from the stable of MediaTek like majority of the budget smartphones.

Lava-Iris-Icon

It runs Android 4.4 KitKat even though it has been months since Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with a dual-LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front camera. It comes with support for a lot of gestures, which lets users draw over the lock-screen as shortcuts to open pre-set apps. It is available from Snapdeal for Rs. 11,499 (MOP), and comes with a free selfie stick for the first 500 customers.

Lava Iris Icon Specifications

  • 5-inch display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, Asahi Dragon Trail glass protection
  • Android 4.4 KitKat operating system with StarOS UI
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM
  • 16GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
  • 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, autofocus, dual LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS
  • Dual-SIM, 3G, Micro-USB port, USB OTG, and 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2,500mAh battery

The smartphone is claimed to be developed at the company’s R&D centre in China instead of being a re-branded Chinese handset like majority of the handsets from Indian manufacturers.

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