The Indian handset maker, Lava has been all over the Indian handset market lately with its budget friendly devices that are crowd pleasers. This brand offers some impressive and affordable smartphones under its Iris lineup, which are also worth commending on their performance. Recently, the brand has launched its new flagship device called Iris X10 in the handset market and the device comes with a budget price tag. This is a brief overview of the device to help readers in making up their mind, regarding this smartphone.
This handset comes with a bar form factor design and polycarbonate make that is standard in this price segment. However, the handset comes with glossy finish on the rear panel and metallic sheen on its sides, which enhances the whole appearance of the device.
The front panel of this smartphone is dominated by a modest 5-inch display that is fun to play games on or watch movies. This display comes with HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, which allows users to enjoy HD content without loss in quality.
The user experience offered by the handset right out of the box is at par with new age handsets as it comes with the last generation Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system out of the box. The user interface of the handset is near stock with a little bit of visual changes.
Performance and Battery Life
For a good performance, Lava has equipped the new handset with a Quad-core processor with a clock speed of 1.3 GHz. The handset comes with a RAM of 3 GB that is more than enough to run any number of large processes simultaneously. This handset also comes powered by a 2900 mAh battery that ensures a day long usage.
The Indian handset maker has equipped the new device with a good 13 Megapixels camera on its rear panel for day to day photography. The front panel of the handset on the other hand, houses a 5 Megapixels camera to make it a selfie smartphone.
This dual SIM smartphone comes with support for both 4G LTE and 3G connectivity that facilitates Internet browsing at fast speed. The smartphone also boasts of connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, GPS and microUSB.
This is a budget segment offering from the brand and is not really in the market to compete with other handsets. However, it is launched by Lava purely to benefit from the ultra-high competition existing in the budget segment of smartphone industry. On the other hand, the handset is quite impressive for the price tag it comes with and might find favourable response from certain segment of consumers.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||December 5, 2015|
|SIM Card||Dual Micro SIM|
|Operating System||Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Upgradable To V6.0 (Marshmallow)
|Dimensions||142 x 70.8 x 7.9 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.3 GHz Quad core (Cortex A53)|
|Display||Size||5.0 inches (12.7 cm)|
Corning Gorilla Class 3
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Hall Sensor|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, HD|
|Pixel Density||294 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||68.39 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
Dual LED Flash
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Front Camera Features||Wide Angle Selfie|
|Rear Auto Focus|
|Front Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||2900 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Polymer, Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||18 hr|
|Stand By Time (GSM)||209 hr|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV|
|Video Format||3GP, AVI, MPEG4|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 32 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|