Lava has been on a spree of releasing new Android smartphones in the Indian market, but they tried to make quite an impact while launching the Lava Iris X1, the smartphone which came in as a competitor to the Moto E. Keeping itself in the budget range, the phone comes with Android KitKat OS out of the box.
Coming to the Specifications of the device, the Lava iris X1 is has a 4.5 inch IPS LCD display with 480 x 854 pixel resolutions that gives a pixel density of 218 ppi. The device is powered by a Broadcom quad core processor clocking at 1.2 GHz, coupled with 1 GB of RAM. This dual SIM device will be powered with an 1800 mAh battery on the back and will also have and 8 MP camera on the back with LED flash accompanied with an 2 MP camera on the front for video calling. Moreover the handset will have an on-board memory of 4 GB that can be further extended up to a maximum of 32 GB via microSD card.
- 1st Test – Music Playback
- 2nd Test – Video Playback
- 3rd Test – Browsing
- 4th Test – Gaming
- 5th Test – Normal Usage
Note – These tests are done with the maximum volume, Wi-Fi Switched on, brightness levels-medium and few applications running on the back ground. More over there might be a few minute changes in the results that you get with your device and we are not responsible for the difference in results. The rating of the device is also given considering the price range and the battery used on the device.
We have played music for 30 minutes on this budget device and found that the battery drained here was 10 % that will make 20 % in one hour. At this rate the device will go dead in 5 hours with continuous audio playback.
Rating – 3.5
We have conducted Video playback test with two different video qualities, one being HD and other is FHD. Lets us see the results of the same.
Results with HD Playback
After 30 minutes of HD playback the battery consumed was 15 % and at this rate it will be 30 % in a span of one hour. The battery will die in 3.33 hours after continuous HD video playback, letting you to watch one complete movie.
Results with FHD Playback
The FHD video playback of 30 minutes has consumed 16 % of the battery in the Lava Iris X1 and at this rate the battery will drain in a span of 3.12 hours. So approximately we can see just one complete movie with this rate before the battery goes dead. There is not much of a difference in the HD and FHD video playback.
Rating – 3.0
There was 12 % fall in the battery for 30 minutes of continuous browsing so at this rate the device will die in 4.16 hours.
Rating – 3.5
The battery was on 84 % after 30 minutes of continuous gaming, showing that the battery consumed was 16 % and at this rate the device will go dead in a span of 3.12 hours.
Rating – 3.5
The Lava Iris X1 used just 4 % of its battery in 30 minutes that includes a random notification and a call. At this rate the device will last up to 12.5 hours with normal usage.
Rating – 4.0
Since Lava Iris X1 is a budget device we cannot expect extra ordinary results considering its battery and pricing. These are decent results and this device can be used as the primary device, considering that you are not a frequent traveler, or you might have to carry an extra battery (because this comes with a removable battery) or an external charger along with you.
Final Rating – 3.5/5