September 19, 2013 0 comments

LAVA International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, today announced another smartphone under the sub 10k bracket following the launch of Iris 506q – budget smartphone from Lava Iris series. The Iris 505 offers a great viewing experience with its large 5 inch FWVGA display screen most suitable to enjoy movies on the smartphone!

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The Iris 505, featuresa 5-inch display with 480×854 pixels resolution and is powered by 1.2GHz dual-core processor. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It sports a 5MP camera (rear auto-focus with in-built flash) that provides multiple camera options including panorama mode, smile detection to capture stunning photographs and a 0.3 MP front camera for 3G video calling

The Iris 505 comes with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of inbuilt storage with expandable up to 32GB through microSD card. The smartphone is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device with dual standby. It supports various connectivity options which include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, EDGE, GPRS and 3G with downloads speeds upto 21 Mbps.

Under the hood, the smartphone boasts a 2000mAh Li-Pol (Lithium Polymer Battery) for an extended battery life. The Iris 505 is FOTA upgradable which helps to update the handset’s software ‘over the air’, without connection to a PC or any other device.


Continuing from its successful predecessor iris 504q, the iris 505 also features gesture control which helps a user change music tracks, click pictures, change FM channels and browse the gallery with a swipe of the hand without touching the screen. It also has quick note pad editor which enables a user to scribble notes during a call and a magnification gesture in which a user can triple tap on the screen to zoom in and out anywhere on the screen except for the keyboard & navigation buttons.

The Iris 505 is priced at Rs. 9,499 across India.

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