Lava Iris X5 with 5-inch HD display, 5MP front camera with LED flash launched for Rs. 8799

Lava Iris X5

Lava Iris X5, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in the X series is now available exclusively from online retailer It has a 5-inch HD display based on one-glass-solution (OGS), powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash similar to the Iris X1, but the main highlight is its 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash to capture better selfies.

It has 1GB of RAM and has 8GB of internal storage, similar to the upgraded Iris X1 smartphone that was released recently. The design of the smartphone is slightly similar to the Iris X1. The battery has been upgraded from 1800mAh to 2100mAh.

Lava Iris X5 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) capacitive touchscreen IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Dual SIM (Normal SIM + micro SIM) with dual standby
  • 8MP rear camera with OmniVision BSI sensor, 5p lens, f/2.2 aperture and Dual LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, 4 Element Lens, Wide Viewing Angle (84 Degrees)
  • 7.9mm thick and weighs 135 grams
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
  • 2100 mAh battery

The Lava Iris X5 comes in Black and White colors and is priced at Rs. 8,649. Amazon offers 16GB memory card, a flip cover and a screen protector for those who purchases the smartphone today. Lava promised to launch the smartphone soon, so the official launch could happen this week.

[Update: Lava has launched the smartphone officially for Rs. 8,799. It said that it would be available initially in Grey color and would launch in white and black in the coming weeks]

Commenting on the launch, Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, LAVA International said,

At Lava, we are constantly channelizing our energies to develop innovative products that cater to various set of consumers at attractive prices. With the enthralling response that we got from users for X1 we decided to come up with another unique offering for our consumers. Iris X5 is a high quality camera smartphone with a best in class front camera that aptly suits the needs of the selfie crazy generation. Through our latest device, we aim to further build a strong portfolio of mid-range smartphones in the X series and deliver on our mission of empowering people to do more and be more.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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