Lava Iris 356 is an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean based low cost smartphone. It comes with a 3.5-inch touchscreen, 1.3 MP back camera and VGA front camera.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Dual-core 1.2 GHz
320 x 480 pixels
Multi Touch Screen
Network & Connectivity
900 / 1800 GSM
Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi hotspot
1280 x 1024 pixels, Face detection
Expandable Up to 32 GB
Lithium-ion 1500 mAh
Up to 5 h(2G)
Stand By Time
Up to 200 h (2G)
116.9 mm x 62.5 mm x 12.60 mm
Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
Google Play Store, LAVA Zone, Local, MX Player, Wireless Input Device, Social Networking Services
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Lava Iris 356 features
Slate form factor is the most popular form factor for smartphones currently. They are apt for touch enabled gadgets that usually have very minimal physical buttons.
SIM: Dual SIM
Dual SIM devices allow you to use two SIM cards in a single device.
Android is an Open Source Mobile Operating System by Google for touchscreen devices. Each OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer, e.g.: Samsung, LG, HTC) can use Android for free and tweak it for their device. There are more than 8 versions till date, latest one being Android Kit-Kat. This phones runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Processor: Dual-core 1.2 GHz
Multiple Cores help you multi-task better. Each core come with an Independent CPU. Also, multi core processors use power more efficiently and play an important role in increasing battery life.
Display type: TFT
TFT[Thin Film Transistor] is a liquid crystal display technology and is good in terms of response and image quality. However this display consumes a lot of power and is expensive. This display is generally considered below average compared to the displays available in market.
Touchscreen: Capacitive touchscreen
Capacitive screens use electrodes to sense the touch of an object that simply has the dielectric value different than that of air. This gives the capacitive screens a slighter edge with respect to sensitivity of the screen. Even a small swipe by the tip of a finger is enough to generate a response whereas its counterpart (resistive touch) requires a heavy touch to get the necessary response.
The 3rd Generation of wireless network technology is well know for its fast data transfer rates. It provide download speeds of several megabits/second, allowing you to stream videos and browse the internet faster. The network is quite widespread in India, especially in major cities.
A-GPS or Assisted GPS use an assistive server (over the data network or Wi-Fi) to decrease the startup time of a traditional GPS device. Traditional GPS device take around 30 to 40 seconds to detect the location.
Accelerometers are used to detect the orientation of the phone. They automatically detect when the device is turned and change the display from landscape to portrait and vice versa.
Proximity sensors detect when some thing is very close to the device. It is usually used to turn off the display when the user is holding the phone close to the ear, or when the device is covered by something like flip covers.