Notably, The Lava Iris 406Q was also listed for pre-order on Wednesday via online retailer Flipkart at Rs. 6,999. Lava says that device pre-orders are exclusive to Flipkart, and that the Iris 406Q will be available across national retail chain stores and multi-brand outlets by early next week.
The Lava Iris 406Q runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box that can be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat. It offers 3G dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) support with dual standby. The Iris 406Q features a 4-inch display with WVGA (480x800 pixels) resolution.
It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU (Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset) and Adreno 302 @400MHz GPU coupled with 1GB of RAM. The Lava 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.
Additionally the company claims that it has used the IML (in-mould labelling) for the back cover which makes it scratch-resistant. It comes in black and white colours.Commenting on the launch, Mr. Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, LAVA International said, "At Lava, we are committed to constantly strive to innovate and develop great value for our consumers. In line with this commitment, we have introduced Iris 406Q, an extremely powerful device with best features in its category. The Iris 406Q is designed to enable consumers enjoy an incredibly smooth experience on the go."