Domestic manufacturer, Lava, has today launched Lava Iris Alfa, a quad core handset with an affordable price of just 6,550 INR. The basic handset will compete with Android One phones and is available for purchase across all major retail stores starting today.

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Lava iris Alfa has a 5 Inch fully laminated IPS LCD display with 854 x 480 FWVGA pixels spread across it. The display is not very sharp but should be usable for first time users.

The handset is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core processor (details unspecified) with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage, further expandable by another 32 GB using MicroSD card support.

Imaging hardware includes 5.0 MP Auto-Focus rear camera with LED Flash and a VGA front camera. This 9.3 mm thick smartphone will be running Android 4.4 KitKat operating system out of the box.

The software also includes preloaded apps like Truecaller premium, Rs. 2000 worth free downloads offer on Hungama Music app, a multimedia app for entrainment & Adaptxt that supports 11 Indian local languages. Other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G/Edge connectivity, GPS and a 2200 mAh battery.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Navin Chawla, Vice President & Head Product, LAVA International Limited said, “With the launch of LAVA Iris Alfa we aim to cater to the needs of people who aspire to own a smartphone that looks good and has best in class features at an affordable price. The LAVA Iris Alfa smartphone comes equipped with all the necessary features required in a 5” device to offer consumers a superior smartphone experience.”

Key Specs

Model Lava Iris Alfa
Display 5 inch, FWVGA
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
RAM 1 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 32GB
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat
BCamera 5 MP/ VGA
Battery 2200 mAh
Price Rs 6,590 INR
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