Lava Iris X1 with quad-core Broadcom processor and Android KitKat launched for Rs. 7999

While Micromax just recently launched its first phone running on Android KitKat – the Unite 2, Lava has now launched a similar phone – the Lava Iris X1.


Lava has announced the launch of the Lava Iris X1, which is the first handset in the new X range of budget smartphones. The phone has a 4.5 inch display with resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The device is powered by a quad core Broadcom processor clocked at 1.2 GHz along with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. The phone has dual SIM support with 3G connectivity.


The Lava Iris X1 is equipped with a rear facing 8 MP camera with BSI+ sensor and dual LED flash. There is also a front facing 2 MP camera. The phone runs on the latest Android KitKat version with an 1800 mAh battery. The handset is priced at Rs. 7999 and is available in Black and White colours. The device comes bundled with a free intelligent Flip cover that puts the phone automatically to sleep mode when it is closed.

Speaking about the Lava Iris X1, Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, Lava International Ltd, said, “Lava is proud to announce the launch of ‘X’ series with the Lava Iris X1, a beautifully crafted smartphone with best in class hardware & software features. It is for the consumers who not only want a high performance device but also a beautiful design. Iris X1 is designed to mesmerize the consumers and will surely create ripples in the market at this price point. We are confident that the latest hardware and software features coupled with its great design will surely deliver a rich experience to the consumers.”

Lava Iris X1 specs:

  • 4.5 inch display
  • 854 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core Broadcom BCM23550 processor
  • Videocore IV GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 2 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4.2 KitKat
  • 1800 mAh battery