LAVA IRIS 455 Review!
By: Dhawal Y Rao
• Build and design
• OS and user interface
• Processor and performance
1. Build and design
Its back panel is made of plastic but has a
metallic look, which is shiny but not slippery.
A metal strip surrounds the phone and divides the
back panel from the front panel.
The rear panel houses the camera lens and flash
The Lava Iris 455 is quite a thin phone too,
measuring just 9.92 mm. It also weighs just 120
The Lava Iris 455 comes with a 4.5 inch
The display is not very bright though; even
indoors you have to keep the display at
maximum brightness to see things properly.
3. OS and user interface
Lava Iris 455 comes with Android 4.1 Jelly
Bean operating system.
4. Processor and
Lava Iris 455 comes with a 1 GHz dual core
processor with Cortex A9 chipset.
The phone has a Power VR SGX531
graphics processing unit.
There is 512 MB RAM, which is becoming
synonymous with smart-phones priced less
than Rs 10,000.
• There is a 1500 mAh battery in the Lava
Iris 455, which claims to provide 8 and 6
hours of talktime on 2G and 3G networks.
• The result is that the phone has to be
charged twice within 24 hours even if you
are using it frugally
1. The Lava Iris 455 comes with a 5
megapixel rear camera and a 0.3
megapixel front camera.
2. There is an LED flash alongside its rear
panel for illumination in low light
conditions. Auto Focus, Zoom, Face
Detection and Panorama Shot features
are there too.
The supplied headsets are of good
quality with good bass output.
It has a 4.5 inch display with qHD
resolution, which makes it a good device
to watch movies on.
The Lava Iris 455 has neither
uniqueness nor any major disadvantage,
other than its poor battery life.
Its performance is appreciable too.