Lava Iris X8 with octa-core processor for Rs 8,999

lava-Iris X8Lava has launched the Iris X8 for Rs 8,999 in Indian market and has even begun teasing the upcoming device on its website. The official Lava site now shows a large numeric ‘8’ and the tag line that reads, “Get ready to Do More! Coming Soon.”

The Iris X8, according to the report, was listed for Rs 8,999. The X8 is believed to Lava’s answer to Micromax’s Yu Yureka.

The listing also showed the X8 as a dual SIM smartphone sporting a 5-inch HD IPS display along with a layer of Asahi Dragontrail glass protection. On the camera front, expect an 8MP rear snapper and a 3MP front-facing camera.

This time around, Lava has employed

  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek processor
  • 2GB RAM.
  • 16GB of onboard storage
  • 2500mAh battery

supports microSD cards of up to 32GB.
The device runs Android KitKat and Lava claims that it will support Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade, and a completes the package.