Lava has launched the Iris 458q as its first quad-core processor run smartphone for Rs 8,999.
In terms of specifications, the Iris 458q flaunts a 4.5-inch capacitive touchscreen with FWVGA resolution. Running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the phone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 512MB of RAM. It comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus and built-in flash and a front VGA camera for 3G video calling. The lava smartphone comes with a number of connectivity options like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, and comes with sensors like Proximity, Light and G Sensor. It also offers 4GB of internal memory expandable up to 32GB using microSD card, and comes pre-loaded with plethora of apps like WeChat, Push Mail, Ebook reader and more along with some HD movies and HD games.
The Iris 458q smartphone is priced for Rs 8,999 and will be available across all major retail and online stores. Those looking for options can opt for Xolo Q700 which offers similar features like quad-core processor and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and is available for Rs 9,999. Also the phone will face competition from Karbonn S1 Titanium or Karbonn S5 Titanium both of which offer quad-core processors in this price segment.
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