Lava Iris X8
Lava International is a well known Indian company which offers mobile phones and tablets and even more popular as the handset maker. Apart from India, the company has its some operations in Africa. Lava Iris X8 is one of their recently launched budget friendly smart phone which can compete for the best budget smart phone title today most of the smart phone fans are interested about.
Lava Iris X8 was released in 2015, February. The phone comes with a 5.00 inch touch screen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. If we consider its build and design it looks a lot like the recently launched member of the same family Lava Iris X1. The volume and power keys are placed at the right edge while the 3.5 mm port and micro USB port are at the top. The phone seems smart in its solidly built and comes with a premium feel. The display of Lava Iris X8 comes with good quality wide viewing angles and it comes with excellent touch response.
The Lava Iris X8 runs Android 4.4 and improved gesture control helps user to interact with the phone with just a swipe of the hand in the air. Moreover gesture controller lets you launch apps directly through the lock screen. However users have encountered some problems while using these gesture options as they do not run very smoothly to the expected level. Another important feature is “Float Task” which is partially visible widget on the screen which brings shortcuts to popular tasks on the phone’s screen. This is one of the very useful options you can experience in Lava Iris X8.
The Lava Iris X8 is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor and it comes with 2 GB of RAM. The phone packs 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32 GB through a microSD card. Lava Iris X8 has an 8 MP auto focus camera with BSI3 sensor and dual LED flash, and a 3 MP front facing camera. Video capturing with Lava Iris X8 is functional at best. Additions to those connectivity features of the device include 2 G, 3 G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0.
Lava Iris X8 Detailed Specifications
- Dimensions (mm): 143.40 x 70.90 x 8.60
- Weight: 160.00 g
- Battery capacity: 2500 mAh (non removable battery)
- Screen size: 5.00 inches
- Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
- Processor: 1.4 GHz octa-core
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal storage: 16 GB (expandable storage)
- Expandable storage up to 32 GB
- Rear camera: 8 megapixels
- Front camera: 3 megapixels
- Operating system: Android 4.4
The Lava Iris X8 is a dual SIM smart phone that accepts two Micro-SIM. And sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer and Gyroscope.
Through an overall look on the phone specifications we can say Lava Iris is a reasonable value for money with good screen, battery life and also fine performance. Some of its low quality accessories seem to be downsides of Lava Iris X8 according to user. However Lava Iris X8 is one of the budget friendly smart phones with decent features at the same time offering a pleasant look.