Budget friendly KitKat smartphone
Display, Body and Hardware
The Lava Iris X1 16GB shows off a 4.5-inch IPS LCD multi touch display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels (FWVGA) and a pixel density of 218ppi. It looks appealing and has a thickness of 8.9mm and a weight of 138g.
Under the hood, it carries a Broadcom BCM23550 chipset bearing a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with a sound 1GB RAM. For better management of rich games and videos, it houses Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU. It runs on Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS.
Camera and Storage
The main camera of the Lava Iris X1 16GB shoots 8MP stills, supports autofocus, BSI+, dual LED flash and geo-tagging and is capable of recording 1,080p videos at 30fps. It carries a 2MP snapper on the front. As the name indicates, it has 16GB of built-in memory expandable up to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
Under the back casing the Lava Iris X1 16GB houses an 1,800mAh Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it supports Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth v4.0, USB port and GPS/AGPS.
If you are looking for a powerful smartphone running on updated Android KitKat platform and featuring powerful configuration, the Lava Iris X1 16GB is worth considering. It impresses with is powerful processor, RAM and GPU and sports cool cameras.