Another budget smartphone with a big display hits the Indian market. It’s from Lava mobiles who seems to be on a launch spree. The latest from the company, Lava Iris 502 is a 5-inch dual-SIM smartphone, running on Jelly Bean OS and priced at Rs. 8,499.
Lava Iris 502 is quiet similar to the recently launched Iris 501 but comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS compared to Iris 501’s Ice Cream Sandwich. Though Iris 501 featured a dual-core processor, Iris 502 is powered by a single core processor.
It’s a dual-SIM smartphone supporting a GSM and a WCDMA connection with dual standby mode.
Back to Iris 502, it sports a 5-inch WVGA with a 480×800 pixels. Powered by a 1 Ghz processor and 512 RAM it has an internal memory of 4 GB out of which 2 GB is available for users. The expandable memory of the phone is up to 32 GB via microSD card.
On the shooter side, the Iris 502 has a 5 megapixel primary camera with auto focus, LED flash and features like Face Detection, Panorama, Image stabilization, Zero shutter lag. It supports HD recording at a speed of 30 frames per second for better videos. On the front is a VGA camera.
Connectivity options include GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, USB and WiFi tethering facility to make the phone a WiFi hub. With a 2000 mAh Li- Polymer battery packed in, it gives a 9 hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby time.
The device is available in black and white color options and comes pre-loaded with apps like Fusion, Saavn, Saving Private Sheep,Hike, Cricket Fever, Shark Dash, News and Weather, Lava Care.
Lava Iris 502 is attractively priced at Rs. 8,499 ( US $ 155 ) and comes with a 1 year warranty. So short on budget, might feel to take the bait of Lava, what you think?
Lava Iris 502 Specifications and key features
- 5 inch WVGA display
- 480×800 pixels resolutions
- Dual-SIM phone (GSM and a WCDMA) with dual Standby
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
- 1 Ghz single core processor
- 512 RAM
- 4 GB internal storage, expandable upto 32 GB
- 5 MP rear camera, VGA front camera.
- GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, USB and WiFi tethering
- 2000 mAh Li-Polymer battery with 400 hours standby, 9 hours talk time