Lava Iris 450 Colour Quick Review, Price and Comparison

Update: 14/4/14 Lava Iris 450 color has been priced at 7,999 INR and it will come with 6 bright color back covers.

Lava has already unveiled Lava Iris 550Q, Lava Iris Pro 20, QPAD and Lava Iris 406Q in its super over and has unveiled the specifications for Lava Iris 450 Colour. The curvaceous Iris 450 colour comes with interchangeable back panels, available in several bright colours and features standard dual core specifications. Let’s take a look.

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Camera and Internal storage

Iris 450 colour comes loaded with a 5 Megapixel camera. The camera comes with HDR mode, panorama mode and burst mode.  The phone comes packed with a MT6572 chipset under its hood.  Phones are restricted to a 5 MP camera due to the limitations of the chipset. Iris 450 colour also has a front VGA camera that is sufficient for basic video calling. The overall camera quality is average as it is a 5MP shooter.

Iris 450 colour has an internal storage of Standard 4GB which is expandable to 32 GB. The expected price of the phone will be around Rs. 6, 500 and in this price range, that’s the most you can expect.

Processor and Battery

Lava iris 450 colour runs on a 1.3 Ghz dual core processor which is backed by 512 mb RAM. The phone has a Mali 400 MP GPU which is a bit dated but offers good performance. The dual core processor has it’s multi tasking limits and will be suited to a basic user.

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Lava iris 450 colour boasts of a 1800 mAh  Li-ion battery which can deliver up to 8.5 hours of talk time on a 3G network. Overall the battery is good and is expected to last one day with moderate usage.

Display and other features

Lava iris 450 colour has a 4.5 inch IPS  (in plane switching) LCD screen which offers large viewing angles and stable response time. The screen has a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels with a pixel density of 218 ppi, which implies it will be usable in this price range.

On the Software front this phone runs on android 4.2 which is prominent in most budget Android phones being launched in 2014.

Comparision

Being a dual core MT6572 smartphone it will compete against the likes of Xolo A500S, Gionee pioneer P3, Lava Iris 406Q and Micromax canvas mad.

Key Specs

Model Lava iris 450 colour
Display 4.5 inch IPS LCD
Processor 1.3 Ghz dual core
RAM 512 mb
Internal storage 4 GB expandable to 32 GB
OS Android 4.2
Camera 5 MP
Battery 1800 mAH
Price Rs.7999

Conclusion

Lava iris 450 colour has a similar offering when compared to other dual core phones. But there is an eye catching feature that 450 colour offers, it comes with a variety of coloured back panels.  Each handset comes with 6 colour panels which can be swapped . Another interesting feature is that Lava is using using a current chipset in this phone unlike other phones launched in its on going “Super Over