- 28 Sep 2013
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Lava's new Iris X series smartphone, the
Iris X8, was listed online by an e-
commerce website ahead of any official
launch. The Lava Iris X8 was priced at
Lava, on the other hand, is teasing the
Iris X8 on its official website with a
tagline that says, "Get ready to Do More!
Coming Soon" accompanied by another
that reads, "Stay tuned to know more
about Lava's latest flagship product." S
far, there is no announcement regarding
the launch of the Iris X8 by Lava.
According to the Flipkart listing (via
FoneArena) that has been pulled down
now, the Lava Iris X8 is a dual-SIM
(GSM+GSM) smartphone which runs
Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. The
company claims that the handset is
upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
It features a 5-inch HD (720x1280
pixels) IPS display with Asahi Dragontrai
glass protection. The smartphone is
powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core
MediaTek (MT6592M) processor couple
with 2GB of RAM and Mali 450 MP GPU.
The Lava Iris X8 comes with 16GB of
inbuilt storage, which is further
expandable via microSD card (up to
32GB). It sports an 8-megapixel rear
camera with LED flash and BSI 3 sensor,
while there is a secondary 3-megapixel
front-facing camera also on-board.
On the connectivity front, the Lava Iris
X8 offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.1
b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth
options. The smartphone packs a
2500mAh battery with no word on talk
time and standby time.
It measures 143.4x70.9x8.6mm, weighs
160 grams, and is listed in Black and
White colour. It packs sensors such as
accelerometer, ambient light sensor,
magnetometer, and proximity sensor.
The Iris X8 might be an attempt of Lava
to take on some recently launched
popular smartphones such as the
Micromax's Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Redmi
Note also priced at Rs. 8,999.
Considering that the Iris X8 was listed o
Flipkart, we can expect the smartphone
to be available on the e-commerce