Lava Iris 401e smartphone - review of features specifications and price

Are you thinking of buying a high-end smartphone from Lava? Lava has recently announced to launch Lava Iris 401e smartphone in market. Read this article for our detailed review of the smartphone. Read it and know the features, specifications, price deals and availability of Lava Iris 401e smartphone in India.


At present, Lava is not well known through the world. It is a recently setup smartphone manufacturer company which is struggling hard in the market. Lava is a popular brand in India as it has launched many smartphones in India. The recently launched smartphone of Lava are much appreciated by the customers. Now, Lava has again decided to launch another latest budget range smartphone i.e. Lava Iris 401e in the coming month. It is said that Lava Iris 401e comes loaded with many new features and specifications. From the last few months, Lava is known for its innovative smartphones. This smartphone will surely give a tough fight to other brands of same range. It is expected that the smartphone will prove itself in Indian market. Lava will soon expand its market throughout the world by their featured technology smartphones. If you have made a mind to buy a mid range smartphone from Lava in the coming month then Lava Iris 401e is a very good option for you. This smartphone has low cost price but it has many innovative features. So, let us see that what are the features and specification Lava Iris 401e offer to its users.
Lava Iris 401e

Size and weight

Lava Iris 401e smartphone has dimensions of 124 x 60 x 10 mm. This means that smartphone features slim and smooth body with 4.5 mm thick. The weight of Lava Iris 401e is 254 g. This shows that the smartphone is not quite heavy to handle. You can easily handle the smartphone over fingers.


The display size of Lava Iris 401e smartphone is 5 inches. The display type of this smartphone is Super IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours and WVGA. The display resolution is WUXGA full HD 480 x 800 pixels. This feature of the smartphone leads us to conclude that the smartphone is equipped with high quality HD display screen. The smartphone also supports touchscreen technology. Its powerful LCD capacitive touchscreen ensures the smother touch on the display screen.

Media and memory features

The smartphone comes equipped with powerful loudspeaker which is capable to make the moment joyable. This smartphone is a good one for those people who likes to enjoy music on their device. The device comes loaded with range of media features. For further entertainment, the device comes loaded with FM radio, games like Ninja rush and Dragon Hunter, ringtones and loud speaker. The music player of smartphone can play songs of different formats like MP3, MIDI, WAV and many more formats.

The Lava Iris 401e smartphone comes with an inbuilt memory of 200 MB (Internal) + 512 MB (ROM). You can store only limited number of songs and videos on phone's memory. Its small storage capacity may disappoint you. The smartphone has less inbuilt storage capacity but it has a microSD card slot. Thus, memory can be extended up to 32 GB by using a microSD card.


The connectivity features of Lava Iris 401e include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Opera MIni, Bluetooth 3.0, EDR, Infrared port and USB port, GPRS and EDGE. The device does not support 3G technology. The device as far lacks the Infrared and A2DP connectivity. For fast data transfer to other phone can be through Bluetooth and USB port connectivity.

Camera and video feature

Lava Iris 401e is equipped with only rear view camera. The rear camera is 3.0 MP which can snap pictures with the resolution of 2038 x 1536 pixels. There is no secondary or front facing camera equipped in the smartphone. This reveals that the smartphone does not supports video calling technology. The camera has features like autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, zoom, face, etc. The video capture can support MP4, AVI and 3GP formats.

OS, Processor and Sensor

Lava Iris 401e runs on Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) for smoother performance. It operating system is not upgradable to other OS. The device is empowered 1 GHz processor. The sensors supported for this smartphone are G-Sensor, Light Sensor, Gyroscope and E-compass. The smartphone also supports the Dual SIM technology that features Dual SIM Dual Standby (GSM + GSM). For fast and easy typing, Iris 401e comes equipped with QWERTY keypad. This smartphone comes loaded with 256 MB RAM memory.

Messaging, GPS and colours

You can send only MMS and email messages though this smartphone. The device as far lacks the push mail messaging technology. This device also supports FM radio and loudspeaker to enjoy the music. The GPS facility of smartphone includes A-GPS and Google Maps. The smartphone is available in different colors which can easily attract the buyers.


Lava Iris 401e features a powerful Li-Ion 1500 mAH battery. The battery of the smartphone is not last-lasting but still gives the good backup to users. The talk time of the smartphone is up to 6 hours while the standby time is up to 250 hours. The smartphone can continuously play music and videos for 10 hours easily.

Network and supported file formats

The operating frequency of the network of the smartphone is Dual-band GSM 900/ 1800 MHz. It's a 2G smartphone as it does not supports 3G technology which may disappoint the users. Lava Iris 401e supports MP4/H.264/H.263 player. The audio file formats supported by this device are MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC player. The users can play different formats of songs on the same device.

ther features

Other special features of the smartphone include include YouTube (upload), Picasa, Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Quickmemo The Darkman, Hook up, BlinkFeed, BoomSound Audio, Caller ID, Zerogap Touch, QSlide, Live Zooming and Dual Screen Dual Play.

Specifications of Lava Iris 401e smartphone

  • Comes equipped with Dual SIM Dual Standby (GSM + GSM)

  • Powered by 1 GHz Mediatek MT6589 processor

  • Comes installed with 256 MB RAM memory

  • Inbuilt memory of 200 MB (Internal) + 512 MB (ROM)

  • Expands memory up to 32 GB on use of MicroSD card

  • Runs on Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) operating system

  • Price and availability

    The smartphone is priced at Rs. 3,739/- in Indian market. The price of the smartphone leads us to conclude that it is mid range smartphone to which users can easily afford. At present, it is not available for sale on any online shopping websites. We need to wait for its complete launch.

    Conclusion and review

    Lava Iris 401e is one of the upcoming and latest smartphone of Iris series. The price of the gadget is announced by the manufacturer company. It has a 5.0 inch capacitive touch screen display. It is powered by 1 GHz processor and runs on popular Android operating system. If you are looking for a latest mid range smartphone from Lava, then Lava Iris 401e smartphone would be a better choice for you to buy. This smartphone is soon going to launch in the coming month with new features and specifications.

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    Guest Author: nilesh07 Jun 2013

    Are you sure the device has 5 inches of display where as the other techiee says it is 4 inch of display. Can you please confirm the specs on the display?

    Guest Author: jatin Singh24 Dec 2013

    Lava Iris is one of the smartphone which is in great demand in India because it is available at very low prices online and and comes with 4" full touch screen. It is powered by android 2.3 OS .

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