Lava has launched the Iris 405+ budget smartphone in India, the successor to the Iris 405. The company has priced the 3G-enabled Android 4.2-based smartphone at Rs. 6,999, and said that it will be available in the market from Friday.
The Lava Iris 405+ was listed on Wednesday by an online retailer, without price or precise availability. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and is a dual-SIM smartphone (GSM+GSM) with dual standby support. It features a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display with a pixel density of 233ppi. It is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor (MTK6572) along with 512MB of RAM.
It sports a 5-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera accompanied by an LED flash, apart from a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera is capable of 720p HD video recording Featuring 4GB of inbuilt storage, the Iris 405+ also has expandable storage via microSD card up to 32GB.
The Lava Iris 405+ packs a 1400mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 657 hours standby time. The smartphone offers Bluetooth with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPRS, EDGE, GPS/ AGPS and 3G (HSPA+) and Micro-USB connectivity.
The Lava Iris 405+ measures 125x64x9mm and weighs about 127 grams. It also includes a host of sensors like G sensor, motion sensor, and proximity sensor. The Lava Iris 405+ comes preloaded with some apps such as Facebook, NDTV, Subway Surfer, Temple Run 2, WhatsApp, Bookmyshow, and Times of India.
Lava is also bundling a screen guard and a silicon pouch as accessories with the Iris 405+. Commenting on the launch Mr. Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, Lava International Ltd., said:
“Lava Iris 405+ is a mid-range super slim Android smartphone. Equipped with the features that are best in the category, the device focuses on providing premium experience to our customers at an affordable price. We are committed to offer the most efficient & innovative products developed for a value conscious buyer and will continue to add more such products to our portfolio in the near future.”