Review: Lava Iris 504q

Lava has launched its Iris 504q smartphone with the promise of offering gesture recognition technology. Sporting a price tag of Rs 13,499, the device falls in the same category (well, almost) as Samsung Galaxy S4 which also packs gesture control technology. With the gesture motion feature, you will can click pictures, shuffle through music and video tracks, browse image gallery and change FM channels by moving the hand over phone in slow motion. The Lava Iris 504q uses front-facing camera to control the device.


The Iris 504q is 8.4 mm thick. This dual SIM device features a 5-inch screen with 1280×720 pixel resolution. The OGS technology embedded helps in clear and sharp display. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor and comes with 1 GB RAM.

Its internal memory storage is limited to 4GB, but can be expanded via microSD. The smart device runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. Iris 504q boasts an 8 MP front snapper and also a 2MP front facing camera.

The user interface is fluid in nature. The device features many apps developed by Lava.

The Iris 504q smartphone has 5-inch screen with 1280×720 pixels resolution. Its OGS (one-glass-surface) technology delivers clear and sharp display. The rig comes with a 1.2 GHz processor backed by 1GB RAM.

The powerhouse is a 2000mAh battery which gives 15-plus hours of 2G usage, more than 12 hours with 3G and has a standby time of240 hours.

Verdict: A fairly good phone  that does justice to the price tag.

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