Lava's new entry-level Android smartphone, Iris 401e, is up for purchase for ₹4,249 at online retailer Flipkart.
The dual-SIM smartphone sports a 4-inch display with a 480x800 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1GHz processor. It runs on the outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. Although the handset is an entry level device, the presence of Gingerbread operating system may not appeal the buyers. In terms of memory, the device packs 256MB of RAM and 200MB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The phone comes with preinstalled apps such as Saavn, WeChat, Ninja Rush, Dragon Hunter, Space Off and Lava Zone.
On the connectivity front, the device supports 2G EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and houses a 3-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash. The device does not have a front camera. It packs a 1500mAh battery. The Indian smartphone maker had recently rolled out the cheapest quad-core handset called Iris 458Q.
Lava Iris 458Q sports a 4.5-inch FWGA capacitive screen with 480x854p display resolution and it runs on the latest Android mobile OS 4.2 Jelly Bean. It packs 512 MB RAM and 4GB in-built memory which can be expandable up to 32GB through a microSD card. The phone is available for ₹8,499. Other specifications include an 8.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, face detection, LED flash support along with a VGA camera backed by a 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery.