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Lava Iris X1 Mini and X1 Grand prices and specs

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Lava has announced two new smartphones for India today and they are both budget handsets for the affordable end of the market. We have details of the Lava Iris X1 Mini and X1 Grand with prices and specs, and they will be available across the country from the first week of February.

We’ll begin with the Iris X1 mini and this one is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and has a 4-inch IPS display with resolution of 800 x 480. There’s 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD to 32GB), a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a VGA front-facing camera.

The X1 mini has a 1750 mAh battery, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio, and runs the Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. It’s 9mm thick and connectivity includes 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. This is a dual SIM handset with dual standby and color options are black, white/gold, or white/silver. The price is Rs. 4348.

Lava Iris X1 Mini and Grand

Now we’ll move on to the larger Lava Iris X1 Grand. This is equipped with a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6582M quad-core processor and Mali-400 graphics. It has a 5-inch IPS display with resolution of 854 x 480, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage (expandable to 32GB). There’s an 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and BSI 2 sensor, as well as a 2-megapixel front-facing unit.

The X1 Grand has a 2200 mAh battery, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio, and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat that will be upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop. It supports 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS, and is dual SIM with dual standby. Color options are black, white with gold, or white with silver. The price is Rs. 7326 and an Intelligent Flip Cover is a bonus.

At the launch Lava International’s Vice President Navin Chawla said, “We are overwhelmed with the great response that we have received for our LAVA Iris X1 over the past 6 months. In an endeavour to continue to give our users the same experience with upgraded features and form factor we have decided to add two new members to the Iris X1 family. Iris X1 grand & Iris X1 mini have been launched considering high consumer demand for this design in 4” and 5” screen size devices. With additional features like Intelligent flip cover, Smart Wakeup, Gestures and smart covers these smartphones will surely deliver a delightful user experience.” Readers may also be interested in the Lava Iris 350 that we recently gave details about.

Do any of these new Lava smartphones appeal to you? Are you more likely to choose the Iris X1 Mini or the Iris X1 Grand? We always appreciate your comments so do let us know.

Source: Fone Arena