Lava International has also announced today the launch of a new member in its ‘iris Fuel’ series of high power battery smartphones. The newly launched Iris Fuel 60 is the second smartphone after the recently launched Iris Fuel 50. With the launch of Iris Fuel 60, Lava aims to put an end to the recurring problem of frequent charging which has become quite an irritating norm for smartphone users.
Lava Iris Fuel 60 offers a whopping 4000 mAh battery that is claimed to deliver up to 32 hours of talk time on 2G without a need to charge the phone. The phone is also equipped with quick charge technology that restricts the charging time to 3 hours 15 minutes.
The phone also boasts of a “solder-less” manufacturing technology where each component is connected to PCBA via connectors, unlike conventional smartphones where manual soldering is used. This results in lesser defects and makes it easier for service engineers in case of any fault.
Besides battery, this phone is equipped with a variety of gesture driven features that makes it user friendly. In built features like Double Tap Wake up and Drawing Gesture Shortcuts function makes it more customizable and user friendly. For instance, the user may double tap the screen to wake up the device from sleep mode, the user may draw certain letters on the display in sleep mode and link these with one of the various tasks within the device.
The Iris Fuel 60 features a 5 inch HD IPS Display with Full Lamination and 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution with Corning 3 Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7 processor with1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM, which is expandable upto 32GB. It runs on Android KitKat 4.4, which will be upgraded to Android L via FOTA (firmware over the air) in future.
The Iris Fuel 60 has primary camera of 10 megapixel with single LED flash and sports a 2 megapixel front camera. It also supports full HD Video recording and digital zoom with built in auto-focus, panorama, HDR mode, face detection, smile shot and voice capture.
On connectivity front, the dual SIM equipped Iris Fuel 60 is equipped with 3G connectivity apart from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0. It also offers OTG support that enables file transfer through USB drive on the move.
The Iris Fuel 60 is available in black and white color for Rs. 8888.