Lava Mobiles rolled out its latest dual SIM smartphone, Iris n350, with an official price tag of ₹5,499. Online retailers like Snapdeal put the same device for sale at ₹4,399.
Iris n350, an entry level Android dual SIM smartphone, sports a 3.5-inch HVGA LCD capacitive multi-touch display and offers two levels of carriers - standard graphical and computational performance. The device is powered by a 1GHz processor and runs on Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Operating system platform.
"Lava International is entering the smartphone arena with its 'Smart' offering Lava IRIS. Lava intends to launch a host of exciting smartphones under its flagship brand Iris which promises superiority in not just the technical aspects but be smart on the wallet as well. The Iris brand is designed to give a 'richer experience' to its user and promises a complete customer delight," the press release cited as quoted by AndroidO.in.
The smartphone houses slots for two GSM SIMs, and on the connectivity front the Android device packs WIFI and Bluetooth. The device features a 2-megapixel rear camera and 0.3 megapixel front camera. Iris n350 comes with an internal memory of 160MB onboard which might be seen as a downside along with the lack of Ice Cream Sandwich OS. The memory can be extended up to 32 GB with microSD card.
Iris n350 packs a 1,300 mAh battery and supports 2G EDGE/GPRS which would ensure a smoother browsing experience for the users. The phone is catalogued as light weight , weighing 115 grams and measuring 11.9mm in thickness. The device comes preloaded with message applications like Hi, Music Organizer App and FM Radio with recording.
Lava Mobiles is expected to launch its second Intel-powered dual SIM smartphone XOLO X700 and Iris smartphones in the ₹15,000 range.