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Lava Iris X1 (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Broadcom BCM23550
Broadcom VideoCore 4
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Lava announced the launch of the Iris X1 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Lava Iris X1 phone with 4.5 inches display, Broadcom BCM23550 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Lava Iris X1 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 854 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Lava Iris X1 specifications

BrandLava
NameIris X1
ModelIX1
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Lava Iris X1 is about 4.87 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Lava phone are average (5.28 x 2.6 x 0.35 inches).

Weight4.87 oz
Dimensions5.28 x 2.6 x 0.35 inches
Colorsaluminium, frost, frost, graphitealuminium, graphiteblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Lava Iris X1 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCBroadcom BCM23550
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUBroadcom VideoCore 4

Display

The size of Iris X1 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches IPS display of Lava Iris X1 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Lava Iris X1 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Iris X1 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Lava Iris X1 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Iris X1 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, LE
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Iris X1 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2100 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Lava phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Lava Iris X1 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Lava Iris X1, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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