Yet another budget Android smartphone has been spotted in India. The Lava Iris 354e comes with a price tag of Rs. 3,415 and bears conventional budget phone specifications. The phone comes with dual core chipset and is meant for first time android users and basic features.
The display is 3.5 inches in size with 320 x 480 pixels spread across it. The pixel density is 165 ppi which is ok considering the screen size and intended usage.
The Processor employed is 1 Ghz Dual core processor and it is the most you can expect in this price range. The RAM capacity is 256 MB. The internal storage is 2 GB out of which 1.25 GB is available at users end. The internal storage is much more than what is being offered at this price range and is much appreciated feature. The onboard storage will allow you to install more apps on your smartphone in spite of RAM being a performance limitation. You can also use microSD card up to 32 GB.
The primary camera is of 2 MP and the secondary VGA camera is also present for Video calling. On the software front this phone comes with Android 4.2 jelly bean operating system.
The Battery capacity is 1400 mAh which is average in this price range. You will get 6 hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby time from this battery which is decent. Connectivity features include 2G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The phone also supports Dual SIM functionality.
Lava Iris 354e is currently out of stock on Flipkart and has not been officially announced by the company yet. The android experience will be limited with such budget android phones. If you want to use your phone for basic social networking and web browsing, you can also try Nokia Asha 500.
|Lava Iris 354e
|3.5 Inch, 320 x 480
|1 GHz Dual Core
|2 GB, Extendable
|Android 4.2 Jelly bean
|2 MP/ VGA