Notably, the Iris Pro 20 joins the Lava's Iris Pro 30, which was launched in January.
The Lava Iris Pro 20, much like the Iris Pro 30, is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device and supports one regular SIM size, alongside one Micro-SIM. It runs dated Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, with no word on a software update.
It comes with a 5-inch (540x960 pixels) qHD IPS display and OGS (One Glass Solution). The Lava Iris Pro 20 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor (unspecified chipset) with 1GB of RAM.
The Iris Pro 20 comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 32GB via microSD. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, while there is a secondary 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
On the connectivity front, the Iris Pro 20 includes GPRS/EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth. The smartphone packs a 2000mAh battery, which according to the company can deliver up to 7.5 hours of talktime and up to 400 hours of standby time. The Iris Pro 20 measures 138x67.5x7.7mm and weighs 120 grams. It is available in Dark Blue colour.
Commenting on the launch, Hari Om Rai, Chairman and Managing Director, Lava International Ltd said, "With the tremendous response that we received after the launch of Iris Pro 30, we are now launching another product in this series to address similar needs at a different price point. The premiumness of Iris Pro 20 extends itself beautifully from Iris Pro 30 and we believe that the product will deliver an unmatched experience to consumers who want a combination of exquisite beauty and unmatched functionality."
Earlier, Lava launched the Iris 550Q at a price of Rs. 13,000. The Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-based Lava Iris 550Q phablet will be available in Black colour variant. The company has claimed that the new phablet is upgradable via FOTA (firmware over the air).