Lava mobiles would be launching its 2GB RAM equipped octa-core phone, the IRIS X8 for below 9000 Rs. The company has partnered with Flipkart to sell its upcoming phone. X8 appeared with the out of stock message on a Flipkart page for a few hours last night. But now its listing is being redirected to the eCommerce site’s homepage. The iris X8 is expected to be available for online purchase on or before the next Micromax Yureka, Xiaomi Redmi Note flash sale. It has the below features:
Lava Iris X8 comes with an 8.0 megapixel BSI III full high-definition back camera. It has a flash system with 2 LEDs to make objects in a dark room look brighter. The camera is based on AF technology and it comes with digital zoom support.
On the front side, LAVA mobiles have installed a 5.0 inch IPS touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and a 3.0 megapixels camera. The display is made from the strong Asahi glass (dragon tail probably). LAVA IRIS X8 has Android 4.4.4 Kit Kat OS. It has been guaranteed to be updated with Android Lollipop 5.0 over the air.
This LAVA handset has 2GB RAM. It houses 32GB microSD card expansion slot, 16GB onboard internal storage and dual SIM slot that accepts WCDMA, GSM cards. X8 has MT6592M Cortex A7 octa core 1400 MHz processor. It supports hot-swap technology, Wi-Fi, 3G, FOTA, Assisted GPS navigation and FM Radio.
This mobile with 2GB RAM will deliver 840+ minutes of Talktime on 2G networks with its lithium polymer 2500 mAh battery. It packs with 4 sensors – proximity, accelerometer, hall and light sensors.
Will the presence of Iris X8 on Flipkart affect Micromax Yureka and Redmi Note’s sales? Please let us know your opinion on this upcoming dual SIM LAVA handset.
Update: X8 is in stock and it is available exclusively on your favorite shopping site Amazon for 6999 Rs.