Popular domestic manufacturer Lava recently unveiled 3 new smartphones for the Indian market. These phones are among the cheaper smartphones available in India, with their prices ranging from 3499 INR to 5199 INR.
The phones are all released under Lava’s IRIS series, and the models are the IRIS 356, 402, and 349+, with the 349+ being the cheapest, and the 356 being the priciest.
Speaking of the devices per se, the IRIS 356 will come with a 3.5 inch touch screen, making it one of the smaller touch screen based devices in the market. The 3.5 inch display packs an HVGA resolution. Under the hood, the IRIS 356 will have a dual core processor clocked at 1.2GHz with 256MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM. Imaging will be taken care of by a 1.3MP camera on the rear.Like most budget smartphones in the country, this one too, will feature support for dual SIMs. One thing noteworthy is that the phone will come pre-installed with Android 4.2.
Talking of the IRIS 402, the device will come with a 4 inch screen with a WVGA resolution of 800×480 pixels. This device too will pack a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 256MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM. The camera will be slightly better at 3MP when compared to the IRIS 356. The phone will be supported by a 1500mAh battery which is decent for a phone of this calibre.
Coming to the IRIS 349+, the device comes with hardware similar to the 356. There’s the same 3.5 inch screen and 256MB of RAM, like we saw in the 356. Apart from that, the phone will pack a single core 1GHz processor and a 2MP rear camera. This phone too, will support dual SIMs and will come with a battery rated 1400mAh which can be considered average.