Lava Iris X5 with 5 MP wide-angle selfie camera with front LED flash launched for Rs. 8799

We had recently heard about Indian handset maker Lava’s plans to follow Sony’s footsteps to bring a selfie-centric smartphone. Today the company has officially launched the handset – the Lava Iris X5.


Lava has announced the launch of the Lava Iris X5, which is touted to be the company’s ‘Made for Selfie’ smartphone. The device has a 5 inch IPS display with OGS technology and resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core processor with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.


The Lava Iris X5 has a 5 MP front facing auto focus camera with LED flash which can take wide angle shots of up to 84 degrees. There is also a rear facing 8 MP camera with OmniVision BSI sensor, and dual LED flash. The device runs on the latest Android KitKat version with a 2100 mAh battery. The handset is priced at Rs. 8799 and is available exclusively through Amazon India bundles with an intelligent Flip cover powered by hall sensor that puts the phone automatically in sleep mode ensuring reduced battery consumption.

Speaking about the  Lava Iris X5, Hari Om Rai, Chairman & Managing Director, LAVA International, said, “At Lava, we are constantly channelizing our energies to develop innovative products that cater to various set of consumers at attractive prices. With the enthralling response that we got from users for X1 we decided to come up with another unique offering for our consumers. Iris X5 is a high quality camera smartphone with a best in class front camera that aptly suits the needs of the selfie crazy generation. Through our latest device, we aim to further build a strong portfolio of mid-range smartphones in the X series and deliver on our mission of empowering people to do more and be more.”

Lava Iris X5 specs:

  • 5 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP primary camera
  • 5 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4.2 KitKat
  • 2100 mAh battery