Lava has unveiled the Iris 503 smartphone at Rs. 9,999 in India. The domestic handset manufacturer announced the smartphone at the India Telecom 2013 event in New Delhi. Earlier, the Lava Iris 503 was listed with a discounted price of Rs. 8,990
at an online retailer.
The Lava Iris 503 is the successor to the Iris 502, which was launched in February this year. The Iris 503 supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) functionality and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
It features a 5-inch qHD (540x960) IPS display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor (unspecified chipset) along with 512MB of RAM. It sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with BSI sensor and LED flash. There is also a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera onboard.
The smartphone comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. Connectivity options on the Lava Iris 503 include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ AGPS and 3G. It packs a 2000mAh battery.
Commenting on the launch, Hari Om Rai, Chairman and Managing Director, Lava International Ltd, said, "At Lava, we are committed to constantly strive to innovate and develop great value for our consumers. Today at the India Telecom 2013 we are proud to showcase our latest in-house designed smartphone Iris 503. The product will fuel the aspirations of the evolving mobile user in India."
Recently, the Lava Iris 456 was available online at Rs. 7,018. The Lava Iris 456 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and is a dual-SIM device with support for GSM+GSM. It comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480x854) IPS display. The Iris 456 is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz processor (unspecified chipset) with 512MB of RAM. It sports dual cameras - a 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera with flash, and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera features smile detection, face detection, burst mode, HDR mode, vertical Panorama, and a BSI sensor.
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Lava Iris 503 key specifications
- 5-inch qHD (540x960) IPS display
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor (unspecified chipset)
- 512MB of RAM
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
- 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash
- 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera
- Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) support
- 4GB inbuilt storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card