LAVA launches Iris X8 with octa core processor at Rs 8,999

Lava has announced the launch of its flagship smartphone, the Iris X8. The device is priced at Rs 8,999. For online sales Flipkart is the exclusive partner.

irsi x8

Key specs:

# Octa-Core processor

# 5 inch HD IPS display with ASAHI glass


# 16 GB memory

# Android KitKat 4.4

# Upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop

# 8 MP Primary BSI-III AF Camera with dual LED flash

# 3MP front camera

# High end Intelligent flip cover

# Smart Wake up & gesture

# High power 2500 mAh battery

The Intelligent Flip cover allows users to access applications like music, calling, camera, messaging and other functions directly without the need of switching to the main screen.

The device also has a gesture recognition functionality with Smart Wake-up and Gesture controls which allows consumers to directly jump to applications from the locked screen.

On connectivity front, the dual SIM equipped Iris X8 is equipped with 3G connectivity apart from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0. It also offers OTG support that enables file transfer through USB drive.

Lava also launched the Iris Fuel 60 a week earlier. It is selling at a price of Rs 8,888.

The phone features 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7, 1GB RAM, 8 GB ROM running on Android KitKat 4.4, 5 inch HD IPS Display with Full Lamination and 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution and Corning 3 Gorilla Glass.

It comes with 4000 mAh battery that can last up to 32 hours of talk time on 2G without a need to charge the phone. The phone is equipped with quick charge technology that restricts the charging time to 3 hours 15 minutes.


Vishal Kawadkar


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