Domestic manufacturer, Lava has the selfie-centric smartphone dubbed as Iris X1 Selfie in the Indian market. This device comes with Quad-Core CPU and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
This device lets you to capture images with "V" Gesture for front camera, voice controlled photo capture by saying "Capture" or "Cheese" and also has smile detection feature for both front & rear camera.
Lava Iris X1 Selfie - Key Specifications
Lava Iris X1 Selfie, sports a 4.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and Asahi Dragontrail glass protection. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor along with 1GB DDR3 RAM out of the box.
Moving to the storage front, this device comes with 8GB of internal memory, with an expansion option of up to 32GB via microSD card slot. This device is shipped with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.
This dual SIM smartphone features a 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 μm Pixel Size and Gorilla Glass 3 Cover lens, 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash.
On the connectivity, this device comes with 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio and powered by a 2000mAh battery. The Lava Iris X1 Selfie comes in Icy White, Royal Black and Purple variant with a price tag of Rs.6,777.
Commenting on the launch, Navin Chawla, Senior Vice President and Head - Product, Lava International Limited said, "Keeping in line with the current trend and insights gathered from our young audience, we are excited to announce the launch of Iris X1 selfie, specially meant for selfie enthusiasts. We realize that there is a need for such devices and with our R&D efforts this offering has a perfect combination of hardware and software driven front camera capabilities."
Commenting on the processor capability, Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, MediaTek Inc., said, "MediaTek is committed to delivering enhanced multimedia features for a rich user experience, and we are pleased to collaborate with Lava to accelerate the delivery of leading technology for the India market."
He added, "Lava's much anticipated Iris X1 Selfie is powered by MediaTek's MT6580, a highly integrated System on Chip (SOC) with superior camera support that enables improved image and video quality. We are certain this latest handset will deliver high performance and the desired experience to the X1 Selfie users."