Famous for its Intel powered line-up of “Xolo” branded phones, Lava Mobiles has announced the launch of its new quad-core processor smartphone, the Iris 458q in India. The Android 4.2 laden device boasts of a 4.5 inch capacitive display and has a display resolution of 854*480 pixels. Let’s now delve slightly more in to the features of this device.
Like we said, this handset is Lava’s first attempt at a Quad Core processor laden device. Supporting the processor is 512MB worth of RAM and 4GB of internal memory. The latter can be expanded up to 32GB using microSD cards. App freaks can be happy upon learning that Lava has preloaded a bunch of useful on to the device right from the factory. These Apps include WeChat, Push Mail, Ebook reader etc. There are quite a few HD movies and HD games on the phone as well.
The imaging bit is handled by a 8 MP rear auto-focus camera with built-in flash. There is a front VGA camera as well that can help you make video calls. The largish 2000 mAH battery will let you use the phone for an entire day without having to recharge the device .
Commenting on the launch of their quad core smartphone, Mr. SN Rai, Co – Founder & Director, Lava International Ltd. said, “ Innovation and understanding of consumer needs are a couple of key strengths for LAVA and that helps us introduce powerful smartphones across various price segments for all users. The Iris 458q is our latest offering for users who love to carry a stylish smartphone with the latest technology without burning a hole in the pocket.”
The Iris 458q is priced at Rs 8999/- ($163) and claims to be one of the most affordable quad core smartphones available in India today