Lava Mobiles, one of the leading mobile manufacturers of India, launched its new Iris Series model, Lava Iris N501. Lava introduced this mobile at CES 2013. This handset got its launch on 11th January 2013 as a competitor to other mobiles which are categorized as Phablets. Now this variant will give serious completion to the smartphones like Zync Z5 Cloud Dual Core, iBall Andi 5c, Intex Aqua 5.0, Magicon mNote, Micromax A110 and Spice Stellar Horizon which are have identical price and some similar features. Lava claims this device to be their best mobile till the date. People can purchase this device from 14th January as it is going to start its sales from that particular day.
Lava Iris N501 features dual SIM support like the other Iris phones such as Iris 350 and Iris 400. The device runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. This variant carries a huge 5 inch capacitive touch screen display with WVGA 800 x 480 pixel resolution which makes this mobile a Phablet. The handset is loaded with 1GHz dual core MediaTek processor with an in built of 512MB RAM. The device has a 4GB internal storage which can be increased up to 32GB with microSD card. It has a 5megapixel camera at the rear with auto focus and LED flash along with a front facing VGA camera. The connectivity features include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G with HSDPA 7.2Mbps and HSUPA 5.76Mbps and MicroUSB 2.0. It comes with a big 2300 mAh battery which gives Stand By up to 620 hours and up to 7.8 hours Talktime. The device involves a few apps which are Hike Messaging Application, Saavn Music application, Fusion Music Organizer application and also comes with pre-installed games like Asphalt HD, Cricket Fever, Saving Private Sheep, Shark Dash and Little Big City.
Lava Iris N501 pictures are available on many sites. The images are showing this new budget phablet which has elegant looks and a classy built. With its dimension measure of 148.5 x 79 x 10.5 mm the device gets more stylish. The design of the device seems to be based on the other Iris mobiles. The smartphone is carrying all the features and specifications of a phablet and being a Iris series device it is likely to be a low priced variant. Although according to the sources, Lava Iris N501 price will be around Rs 10,000 as some sites are offering this handset for Rs 9,999. The device with the purchase will be carrying a 4GB memory microSD card and an additional cover.
Lava mobile's new launched android phone, Lava IRIS N400 has dual sim and 4 inch screen.