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 April.
The Iris 406Q runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and online retailer's listing claims that 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.
The 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.
The 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) resolution.
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 January.
Mobiles launched in April 2014