Lava's new budget smartphone, the Iris 406Q, is now up for pre-order at
an e-commerce website for Rs. 6,999. The Lava Iris 406Q
is notably also
listed on company's site
; though without pricing and availability details. The online retailer
notes that the estimated release of the Iris 406Q is the third week of
The Iris 406Q runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and
online retailer's listing
the device is upgradeable to Android 4.4 KitKat. It offers dual-SIM
(GSM+GSM) support with dual standby. It features a 4-inch display with
WVGA (480x800 pixels) resolution.
A quad-core CPU (unspecified
chipset) powers the smartphone, clocked at 1.2GHz, coupled with 1GB of
RAM. The Iris 406Q sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash,
while there is a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard.
Iris 406Q comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, and can be expanded up to
32GB via microSD card. It supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/
EDGE and 3G connectivity options. The Iris 406Q is backed by a 1700mAh
battery and measures 124x64x10.3mm.
Earlier on Tuesday, Lava
introduced the Iris 450 Colour, its new mid-range smartphone. The domestic
handset maker touted the Iris 450 Colour's swappable back panels.
Iris 450 Colour
runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and supports dual-SIM
(GSM+GSM) functionality with dual standby support. The Iris 450 Colour
is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It
features a 4.5-inch IPS display with a FWVGA (480x854 pixels)
In April, Lava also expanded its Iris Pro
series by launching the Iris Pro 20
smartphone at Rs.
13,999. Notably, the Iris Pro 20 joins the Iris Pro 30, which was launched in
Mobiles launched in April 2014