Lava Iris X8 gets Android 5.1 Lollipop update

Lava Iris X8 Android Lollipop

Lava has finally rolled out Android 5.1 (Lollipop) update for its Iris X8 smartphone. The smartphone was launched back in February earlier this year running Android 4.4 (KitKat), and the company had promised to offer Android Lollipop update for the smartphone at that time. To remind you, the Iris X8 has a 5-inch HD IPS display, 1.4 GHz Octa-Core processor, 8-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and 3-megapixel front-facing camera, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory with expansion slot and a 2500mAh battery.

Lava Iris X8 Android 5.1 Lollipop

The Android Lollipop update brings Material Design with bold, colorful, and responsive UI design, better notifications, battery saver feature, better security including Android Smart Lock, New Quick Settings, Improved network handoffs, flexible sharing, faster, smoother and more powerful experience with ART and more.

The Android 5.1 (Lollipop) update for the Iris X8 smartphone is available over-the-air (OTA). You can go to Menu > Settings > About Phone > System Updates and check for update, which will download it automatically.

[Update: Lava confirmed that the update is not official yet. So the early roll out for some users might be for testing purposes. We will update when the roll out begins officially.]

Thanks Rajdeep Mazumdar

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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