Lava Unveils Dual-SIM Iris 501 "Phablet" For Rs 10,000

ICS handset sports a 5" screen, 1 GHz CPU, and a 5 mp camera.


Lava has started the news year by adding a "phablet" to its smartphone portfolio. The new entrant, called Iris 501, features a 5" screen. Similar to the Zync Cloud Z5 Dual Core handset, this phone also has low pixel density of 187 ppi. The handset comes with dual-SIM (GSM) functionality, with support for 3G. It's powered by a dual-core 1 GHz CPU, and has 512 MB of RAM. For your photography needs, there's a 5 mp camera with autofocus. On the software front, it comes with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box. Here's the list of detailed specifications:

  • 5.0" capacitive multi-touch screen with pixel dimensions of 480x800.
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor, 512 MB of RAM.
  • Android 4.0 (ICS)
  • 5.0 mp rear camera with autofocus, front-facing 0.3 mp camera.
  • Bluetooth ,Wi-Fi, GPS.
  • Dual-SIM (GSM), Supports 3G.
  • FM radio.
  • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient Light, Proximity sensor.
  • 4 GB internal storage, MicroSD card slot (supports up to 32 GB).
  • 2300 mAh Li-Po battery.

The Lava Iris 501 is priced at Rs 10,000, and comes with a some free goodies including an additional back panel and 4 GB microSD card. When compared to recently released Zync Z5 Cloud, this definitely seems like a better deal. In case, you're looking for more options, you can also consider Micromax's A110 Canvas 2, Intex Aqua 5.0, and Mercury Magiq.

Lava Unveils Dual-SIM Iris 501 "phablet" For Rs 10,000

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