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Lava launches phone with KitKat operating system for Rs. 7,999

gadgets Updated: May 26, 2014 15:44 IST

Domestic handset player Lava on Monday launched a smartphone, under Iris X series, with the latest Android KitKat operating system for Rs 7,999.

"Currently, Lava Iris X1 is one of the few devices in India and the first one from Lava that is built on the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box platform," Lava International said in a statement.

KitKat platform offers faster multi-tasking through optimised memory and improved touch responsiveness. It also comes with a bunch of new features like its phone application automatically prioritises contacts based on the people a user talks to the most and its caller ID looks for matches from businesses with local listing on Google Maps.

"It is for the consumers who not only want a high performance device but also a beautiful design. We are confident that the latest hardware and software features coupled with its great design will surely deliver a rich experience to the consumers," Lava International Chairman and Managing Director Hari Om Rai said.

The 4.5 inch phone comes with 8 mega pixel camera, 4 GB of internal memory that is expandable up to 32 GB via micro-SD card, dual SIM with 3G connectivity and 1800 mAh battery.

The phone will be available online exclusively on from May 27 and also across national retail chain stores and multi-brand outlets pan India.