Lava has already been promoting its Iris Fuel series via a TV commercial these days. For those who don’t know, the Lava Iris Fuel series is advertised for its good battery backup capabilities. The recently launched Lava Iris Fuel 60 comes with a big battery of 4000 mAh capacity and will be available at the online and brick and mortar stores in the country starting 25 December 2014.
Iris Fuel 60 is priced at Rs. 8,888 and comes with a MediaTek quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB ROM, and support for micro SD card up to 32 GB.
The phone is equipped with a 5 inch IPS display having HD resolution which is covered by Gorilla Glass 3 for protection against scratches.
Lava Iris Fuel 60 will be available in White and Black colour variants. It runs on Android KitKat 4.4 at the moment and has been announced to be upgraded to Android Lollipop 5.0 in near future. It also boasts a 10 MP rear camera accompanied with an LED flash and a 2 MP front camera for taking care of selfie and video chatting needs.
It also features standard connectivity options like 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth along with support for gestures like double tap to wake up.
Lava also mentioned that the phone can be fully charged in about 3 h 15 m and would provide double battery backup when compared to other phones in the same price segment.
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We have long been complaining about the poor battery backup of the entry-level smartphones and the Iris Fuel series from Lava seems to take care of that very well.