Lava Iris X1 Selfie with 5MP front camera with LED flash launched for Rs. 6777


Lava Iris X1 Selfie

Lava has launched Iris X1 Selfie, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone, months after launching the Lava Iris X5 and Lava Iris Selfie 50 smartphones. It has a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop). It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash to capture better selfies.

It has 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage with expansion slot and a 2000mAh battery. It lets you capture images with “V” Gesture for front camera, voice controlled photo capture by saying “Capture” or “Cheese” and also has smile detection feature for both front & rear camera. The ‘Beauty-fi’ software has eye-enlargement, eye lashes color, teeth whitening, skin smoothening, skin whitening and more.

Lava Iris X1 Selfie

Lava Iris X1 Selfie specifications

  • 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor
  • 1GB DDR3 RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM with dual standby
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 μm Pixel Size and Gorilla Glass 3 Cover lens
  • 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • Dimensions: 133.5mm X 66.0mm X 8.5mm; Weight: 140g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2000mAh battery

The Lava Iris X1 Selfie comes in Icy white, Royal Black and Purple colors and is priced at Rs.6,777.

Commenting on the launch, Navin Chawla, Senior Vice President and Head – Product, Lava International Limited said:

Keeping in line with the current trend and insights gathered from our young audience, we are excited to announce the launch of Iris X1 selfie, specially meant for selfie enthusiasts. We realize that there is a need for such devices and with our R&D efforts this offering has a perfect combination of hardware and software driven front camera capabilities.

Commenting on the processor capability, Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, MediaTek Inc., said:

MediaTek is committed to delivering enhanced multimedia features for a rich user experience, and we are pleased to collaborate with Lava to accelerate the delivery of leading technology for the India market. Lava’s much anticipated Iris X1 Selfie is powered by MediaTek’s MT6580, a highly integrated System on Chip (SOC) with superior camera support that enables improved image and video quality. We are certain this latest handset will deliver high performance and the desired experience to the X1 Selfie users.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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