Lava announced the launch of the Iris X8 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Lava Iris X8 phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6592M chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Iris X8 was launched with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) pre-installed. The IPS display of this phone provides wide viewing angles, accurate color reproduction, better contrast and black levels, fast response times, and consistent image quality. This phone has only one rear-camera (8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The front camera of Iris X8 gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
Lava Iris X8 specifications
|Dimensions||5.65 x 2.8 x 0.34 inch|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of the Lava Iris X8 is 5.64 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Lava smartphone are average (5.65 x 2.8 x 0.34 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older, larger SIM card size. You can use a SIM card adapter to convert a Micro or Nano SIM card into the required size.
|OS version||Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Lava Iris X8 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Google regularly releases new versions of Android with new features, improvements, and security updates. The Iris X8 utilizes Mediatek MT6592M chipset. This octa-core CPU consists: Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7. These eight cores make the work speed fast enough. The Lava Iris X8 comes with Mali-400 MP1 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. ARM Mali GPUs are considered to be a good option for mobile devices, providing a good balance of performance and power efficiency, and are widely used in many popular smartphones and tablets.
|Screen size||5 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
|Multitouch support||yes, up to 2 fingers|
This smartphone comes with an IPS display. IPS is known for its ability to provide wide viewing angles and accurate color reproduction. IPS panels have become more energy-efficient over time, allowing for longer battery life in portable devices. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||8 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The Iris X8 has only 8 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Iris X8 (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||3 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. Iris X8 is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Lava Iris X8 supports 2G and 3G networks only. Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are generally considered to be relatively slow. The Lava Iris X8 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices to connect to the internet or other networks wirelessly, without the need for physical cables. Wi-Fi is based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards, which define the specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs).
The Iris X8 supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth. The Iris X8 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The Iris X8 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features.
The Iris X8 phone has built-in FM radio. During emergencies or natural disasters when cellular networks may be congested or disrupted, FM radio can provide a reliable source of information and emergency alerts. The Iris X8 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Iris X8 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Po 2500 mAh|
The Li-Po 2500 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Iris X8 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Lava Iris X8 smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of Iris X8, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features.
The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. The Dual SIM capability of Lava Iris X8 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.
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