Lava Iris 501 – 5-inch smartphone with Android 4.0 & dual-core processor launched

Lava Mobiles, today announced the launch of a new Android smartphone called the Lava Iris 501 which arrives with a large 5-inch WVGA display, dual-core processor, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and more.


The Indian OEM was teasing the smartphone for a few days now on its Facebook page and has today announced the launch officially. 

The Lava Iris 501 will arrive with a 5 MP Autofocus camera with LED Flash while there is a VGA front facing camera. The smartphone arrives with 512 MB RAM and internal memory is pegged at 4 GB which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card.
The Lava Iris 501 packs in the following specifications:
  • 5-inch Capacitive display
  • Display resolution of 800 x 480 pixels
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • 5 MP rear facing camera with LED Flash
  • VGA front facing camera
  • Memory expandable to 32 GB
  • Dual-SIM
  • 148.5 x 79x 10.5mm
  • 3G, USB, Bluetooth ,Wi-Fi, GPS
  • 2300 mAh battery

Lava will be bundling a 4 GB memory card with the Iris 501 and popular apps like Hike, Saavn, Asphalt HD Game and more will come pre-installed on smartphone. The Lava Iris 501 has been priced at Rs.9999 and is available for prospective buyers from online retailer Saholic from February 14th.