Lava is an Indian mobile manufacturing company that has in-large produced budget smartphones without compromising on the quality. The Iris 800 is another smartphone from the makers which comes with standard features at an affordable price. The device is a dual SIM phone with 8GB of internal memory and is expandable. It has a 5MP rear camera and a 2MP of selfie camera. Along with a dual core processor, it has 1GB RAM too. Lava has introduced this phone only in Black color and the phone was launched quite recently in the market.
Lava Iris 800 is meant for the users who are either beginners to a smartphone or want to own a device only for a basic purposes. As the phone belongs to budgeted segment and runs on Android KitKat, the manufacturers are targeting lower budgetary range of the Android market.
The Iris 800 comes with a screen 5-inches wide, made of a IPS LCD display panel with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and renders spectacular images. The display on the screen also ensures viewing from different angles. The phone is packed in plastic body with rounded on edges. With the kind of performance it will offer, it is actually slim and weighs 148 grams only. Because of its polished finish of the panel and rounded edges, the phone looks great in hand.
Lava Iris 800 has a primary camera placed on the rear side along with LED flash. The selfie shooter is on the front side and is placed next to the speaker. The power button is placed on the left side and the volume controllers are on the right side. There is a home and other navigation button placed at the end of the screen. The design of the phone looks richer as compared to its price.
The Lava Iris 800 is a phone that is configured with a 1.3GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A7 processor. It is backed with 1GB of RAM to deliver fluid performance for a long time. The phone comes packed with 8GB of internal memory. It has a dedicated SD card slot to expand the memory too. In case if you happen to fall short of memory for storage, you may use this SD card slot to expand the same up to 32GB. Getting such a huge memory space at a budgetary price is a good deal that can be made with Lava Iris 800. The dual SIM slots are enabled to provide seamless 3G internet connectivity.
The smartphone runs on Android KitKat which is quite an old version when it comes to the operating system. But compared to its basic processor, the operating system is good enough to provide standard performance. One cannot expect a high-end processor and latest Android version OS at such a low price.
The primary camera of Iris 800 is of 5MP at f/2.8 aperture and accompanied with LED flash placed next to it. The camera can click clear and sharp images at a short distance. It is also perfect for shooting landscapes as well as macro photography. The camera comes packed with features like autofocus, panorama, continuous shooting, etc. The front shooter, which is of 2MP is decent enough to click satisfying selfies and video calling. The cameras can perform video calling too.
While talking about multimedia support, Iris 800 is packed to deliver loads of entertainment. It can play video files of MP4, 3GP, FLV, WMV formats and audio files of MP3, eAAC+, WAV, WMA and FLAC player. It is also embedded with FM radio and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Iris 800 is backed with non-removable Lithium-Ion battery which is of 2500 mAh capacity. The capacity of the battery is enough to last for full day usage when used moderately. It offers talk-time up to 20 hours.
The phone hosts dual SIMs which can provide continuous 3G internet connectivity. Apart from this, the device also supports various connectivity options. Among the wireless options, the phone supports GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, Hotspot, etc. The wired connectivity includes micro USB 2.0. The device also is embedded with sensors like Accelerometer and Proximity.
Lava Iris 800 is a budgetary smartphone that comes with standard features. It is quite comfortable to hold and easy to operate. You can own this phone to avail the basic benefits of the smartphone.WHAT WE LIKED