Lava Iris X8 Goes Official With 2GB RAM, Octa-Core SoC For Rs. 8999

Lava has launched the Iris X8 which was already listed on Flipkart. It’s an octa-core 1.4GHz MediaTek powered smartphone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The Lava Mobiles also promises to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop update very soon.

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Sporting a 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, the handset also marked with a 3MP front-facing snapper for selfies. It’s a dual-SIM phone implemented with smart swipe technology that allows users to switch SIMs on the go and without needing to reboot or restart the device.

It packs a 5-inch HD screen, 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage with expansion slot and a 2500mAh battery. Highlight is that it got a Smart Wake-up and Gesture controlling system which allows consumers to directly jump to applications from the lock screen.

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Commenting on the launch 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. With such offerings we will continue to provide enhanced features to our consumers and offer them the power to do more and be more.

Lava Iris X8 Specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection
  • 1.4 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with MicroSD
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, BSI 3 Sensor
  • 3MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 70.9×143.4×8.6mm; Weight: 160g
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 2500 mAh battery

Available to buy in Black and White colors. The Lava Iris X8 is priced at Rs. 8,999 and comes with an intelligent Flip cover that allows users to access Android apps like Music, Calling, Camera, Messaging and more directly without the need to switch back to the main screen.

The Lava Iris X8 goes on sale across all national retail stores and multi-brand outlets as well as online e-commerce websites, exclusively on Flipkart starting 12PM from February 9, Monday.

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