The Lava Iris 430 seems to have made a quiet entry, tiptoeing its way onto the company’s website. Considering all the hoopla that surrounds the maker’s Blockbuster Phoneday program, it is a wonder that this particular device has surfaced without any official announcement till now.
In this day and age of Jelly Bean, the manufacturer has gone ahead and loaded the Iris 430 with Ice Cream Sandwich, which could be seen as a drawback. The maker has opted for a dual core 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. Keeping in mind consumers need for storing huge amounts of data, a microSD slot that supports up to 32GB has been provided along with 4GB of internal phone memory.
In terms of battery capacity, the company’s site displays a discrepancy reporting it as 1400mAh in one instance and 1500mAh in another. The specs sheet however informs us that the power pack should deliver a talktime of up to 4.9 hours or a standby time of around 390 hours. Additionally, a proximity and a G sensor creep their way into the device.
The handset accommodates dual SIM cards and is adorned with a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen that renders visuals with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Although the absence of any weight information has been made conspicuous, the phone will be possessing dimensions that measure 130mm x 67mm x 10.55mm. Further, it looks like a 5MP camera with autofocus, would be the sole medium for clicking pictures and recording videos.
Users will be exposed to entertainment in the form of a music player, video player and FM radio. Owing to the Android environment they can also explore a collection of apps and services through the Play store. Moreover, applications like Fusion, Asphalt 6 and Saving Private Sheep amongst others are preloaded onto the device.
The Lava Iris 430 has shown up devoid of a price tag or any release date information, although it is quite likely that the phone is a part of the company’s weekly endeavor.
Core specifications of this latest offering comprise of the following:
– Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
– 1GHz dual core chipset
– 4GB ROM expandable via 32GB through a microSD card
– 512MB RAM
– Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
– 130mm x 67mm x 10.55mm
– 4.3-inch touchscreen
– 480 x 800 pixel resolution