Entry level segment of smartphones in India is now one of the most populous segment in smartphone category. This range now includes countless devices introduced by gadgets manufacturer’s from all over the world. Some of the domestic manufacturers like Lava, Micromax, Intex, iBall, Karbonn and many more holds a wide part under this contribution. And to continue pouring more smartphones in this range, “Lava” has announced to add to new edition to expand it’s entry level range of smartphones segment in India.
These two new entrant are dubbed as Lava Iris 356 and Iris 402 . Both the smartphones offered with handsome specifications and features to lure entry level buyers, this new smartphone will surely fascinate youth with their smart pricing and decent features. Picking the first one in the line up named as Lava Iris 402 and specifying it’s technical details and specifications, this device sports a decent 4 inch of capacitive touch screen display with 480 x 800 of pixels resolution. The size of the screen is good which enable the user to enjoy the full eco-system of Android on large screen. Dealing with it’s platform dependency, this device sails on Android 4.2 jelly bean operating system and is one of the main highlight of this smartphone. This device comes with a dual core processor running at a clock speed of 1.2 GHz giving adequate processing power to this device.
It supports Dual Sim(GSM+GSM) with dual standby technology, this feature is very much popular among Indians as it allows a single user activity on to two Sim’s at a single instant of time. In terms of memory, the device has only 256 MB of ram which is big let down however, what else you can expect from a device at this price. Internal memory is of 512MB in which 100MB is available for user usage, it can be expanded up to 32GB with the help of micro SD card slot, certainly internal storage is not very exciting. Briefing it’s photography specifications, nn the back panel, primary camera is installed rated at 3 MEGAPIXEL which allows the user to click a nice range of snapshots and onto the front side secondary camera is rated at 0.3 MEGAPIXEL for video calling/chatting.
Connectivity wise this device includes 3G, Bluetooth with A2DP, Wi-Fi, GPS, FM Radio and a 3.5 mm audio jack. To supply this device a proper need of supplement to remain in use throughout the day, this device is equipped with 1500mAh of battery which deliver 4 hours of talktime and 200 hours of standby time.
Brief summary of Lava Iris 402
- 4-inch (480 x 800 pixels) capacitive touch screen display
- 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
- Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA) with Dual Standby
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
- 3MP rear Fixed Focus camera
- 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing camera
- 3G, Bluetooth with A2DP, Wi-Fi, GPS
- 256 MB RAM, 512 Internal memory (100 MB user memory), Expandable memory up to 32GB with micro SD
- 1500 mAh battery with up to 4 hours talk time and up to 200 hours standby
Second one in the series isLava Iris 356 which comes with a bit low resolution of screen size giving user area 3.5 inch of display with 480 x 320 of pixels resolution. Primary camera of this device comes with mere 1.3 MP of resolution.
However, other specifications like storage, connectivity, battery power and all the features are the same as we mentioned for Lava Iris 402.
The Lava Iris 356 will be available in Crystal White, Black and Grey and is priced at Rs. 4,449, while the Iris 402 would be available in Crystal White, Grey and Red colors and is priced at Rs. 5,499. Both are expected to be launched soon.
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