Lava Iris Win1 with quad-core Snapdrgon processor, 1GB RAM, Windows Phone 8.1 launched for Rs. 4999

LAVA Iris Win1

Lava has launched Lava Win1, the company’s first Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone under Lava brand. The company has partnered with Flipkart to sell the smartphone exclusively. It has a 4-inch WVGA display, is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera. It has 3G connectivity and Dual SIM support.

LAVA Iris Win1

Celkon Win 400 that was launched yesterday has a similar display and processor, but this has 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage and comes with a 1950mAh battery, compared to 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal storage and 1500mAh battery on the Celkon smartphone.

Commenting on the launch, Navin Chawla, Vice President and Head-Product, LAVA International Limited said:

At LAVA we always endeavor to provide our consumers with best possible choices in terms of design, features, apps, services and now platforms as well. We are pleased to add Iris Win1 – Windows powered device in our smartphone portfolio for consumers who are looking for Windows platform.

Michael Adnani, VP – Retail & Head of Brand Alliances, Flipkart said,

We are excited to introduce the first LAVA smartphone powered by Windows on our platform. We are confident that this exclusive partnership will help us expand our offering of products and technology which is in tune with our customer requirements. The exclusive launch of LAVA Iris Win1is an extension of our commitment to bring world-class products for our customers backed by our superior service.

Rajiv Ahlawat, Director – Mobility, Microsoft India said,

I congratulate LAVA on the launch of their first Windows Phone. The Iris Win1 will be available to Indian consumers exclusively on Flipkart. Our deep engagement with local OEMs is one of the engines of growth for Windows Phone and we are proud of our partnership with LAVA. With the Iris Win1, Windows Phone is now available to a whole new group of consumers in India, who are looking for innovation and value.

Lava Iris Win1 specifications

  • 4-inch (800 x 400 pixels) capacitive touch TN screen display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • Dual SIM (2G + 3G)
  • 5MP camera with LED Flash, BSI+ sensor
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • 1950 mAh battery

The Lava Iris Win1 will be available from Flipkart at Rs.4,999 starting from December 4th.

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