Lava mobiles on Monday announced the Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA update for its Iris 504Q+ smartphone. The company had launched the smartphone with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box, priced at Rs. 13,990. Notably the company has also reduced the price to Rs. 11,900.
Starting Monday, Lava Iris 504Q+ smartphone users will get a notification to upgrade the OS to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Users can also manually check for the update from Settings > About Phone > System Updates. Lava has noted that the it is essential to have a microSD card inserted and mounted on the device, as the update will be "downloaded on the memory card only."
According to the company, the update brings a new dialer app that lets users automatically prioritise contacts according to the most frequently dialled numbers in the phone book. Additionally, whenever a user gets a call from an unknown number, the phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.
(Also see: New Features in Android 4.4 KitKat)
The Lava Iris 504Q+ is the successor to company's popular Iris 504Q smartphone launched last year. Just like the Iris 504Q, the 504Q+ comes with dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) standby support. It features a 5-inch (720x1280 pixels) HD IPS OGS (One Glass Solution) display and offers a pixel density of 294ppi.
(Also see: Lava Iris 504Q+ vs. Lava Iris 504Q)