Lava Iris 406Q Quad-core smartphone
Lava Iris 406Q Quad-core smartphone Lava Mobiles

Indigenous smartphone maker Lava International Ltd has announced a budget quad-core smartphone, dubbed Iris 406Q.

Priced just under ₹7,000, Lava's new phone is the cheapest feature-rich handset in the market. It boasts Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU, 400 MHz Adreno 302 graphics engine, 1GB RAM and 4GB (expandable up to 32GB) and ships with Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS, with a guarantee of receiving the latest v4.4 KitKat software update.

Other stipulated specifications include 5.0-megapixel main camera (with LED flash, HDR mode, 4x digital zoom, HD video recording), 0.3-megapixel (VGA) snapper on the front, 1700 mAh Li-Ion battery and on the connectivity front, it comes with Dual-SIM slots, 3G network support, Bluetooth (with A2DP), Wi-Fi and A-GPS for navigation.

As of now, Lava Iris 406Q is only available for pre-order on Flipkart and is expected to be released to the market in the third week of April.

Earlier this week, Lava launched mid-range smartphone Iris Pro 20 in India for ₹13,999. It sports a 4.7-inch qHD (960x540p) IPS screen and runs on outdated Android v4.2.1 Jelly Bean, powered by 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM and 4GB memory (expandable up to 32GB).[for more information, click here]

(Edited by Vishnuprasad S Pillai) 

Key specifications of Lava Iris 406Q:

Model Lava Iris 406Q
Display 4.0-inch WVGA (480x800p) screenPixel density: 233 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Stock Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS with KitKat OS Update guaranteed
Processor 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core CPU
GPU 400MHz Adreno 302
Storage capacity 4GB, expandable up to 32GB
Camera Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, HDR mode, 4x digital zoom, HD video recordingFront: 0.3-megapixel camera
Battery 1700 mAh; (Li-Ion)
Network 2G & 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth (with A2DP), Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GPRS/EDGE, FM Radio, 3D surround sound
Dimensions 124.0 x 64.0 x 10.3 mm
Price ₹6,999

Image Credit: Lava International Ltd.