Lava Iris X8 smartphone now launched for Rs 8999

Lava Iris X8 was unveiled by the company which is the latest smartphone in their lineup. The smartphone priced at Rs 8,999 will be sold online exclusively on Flipkart, but will also be available across India in various retail stores. Let us look at the specifications of the device.


Lava Iris X8 Specifications

The Lava Iris X8 features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass protection on top. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and Lava says it is upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop, which is great to hear.

The Lava Iris X8 comes with a 8 megapixel rear primary camera with dual LED flash and BSI 3 Sensor. On the front, it has a 3 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It is 8.6 mm thick and weighs 160 grams. The smartphone supports Dual SIM and also comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio.


The Lava Iris X8 includes 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and USB OTG as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,500 mAh battery under the hood.

The Lava Iris X8 will be available in black and white colour variants and has been priced at Rs 8,999. The smartphone comes with an intelligent Flip cover which allows the users to access applications like camera, messaging, calling, music, etc directly without switching to the main screen. The device will be available across India in various retail stores and multi-brand outlets and will be sold online exclusively on Flipkart from February 9 at 12 PM.

Smartphones worth looking in this price segment are Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, YU Yureka and Lenovo A6000.

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