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LAVA International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, today announced the launch of a new member in its ‘iris Fuel’ series of high power battery smartphones. The newly launched Iris Fuel 60 is the second smartphone after the recently launched Iris Fuel 50. The highly efficient and power packed Iris Fuel 60 is designed to last for long working hours without the need of frequent charging.
The launch of iris Fuel 60 aims to put an end to the recurring problem of frequent charging which has become quite a norm for smartphone users. With smartphone becoming a part and parcel of everyday life, battery life has become a matter of concern for smartphone users.
LAVA’s Iris Fuel 60 offers a whopping 4000 mAh battery that fills the need gap by offering consumers a smartphone that can last up to 32 hours of talk time on 2G without a need to charge the phone. The phone is also equipped with quick charge technology that restricts the charging time to 3 hours 15 minutes.
The phone also boasts of a “solder-less” manufacturing technology where each component is connected to PCBA via connectors, unlike conventional smartphones where manual soldering is used. This results in lesser defects and makes it easier for service engineers in case of any fault.
Besides battery, this phone is equipped with a variety of gesture driven features that makes it user friendly. In built features like Double Tap Wake up and Drawing Gesture Shortcuts function makes it more customizable and user friendly. For instance, the user may double tap the screen to wake up the device from sleep mode, the user may draw certain letters on the display in sleep mode and link these with one of the various tasks within the device.
On performance, Fuel 60 is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7, 1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM running on Android KitKat 4.4. Upgradable which ensures flawless performance and smooth graphics coupled with responsive web browsing and multitasking. The phone will be upgraded to Android L via FOTA (firmware over the air) in future.
The smartphone features a 5 inch HD IPS Display with Full Lamination and 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution offering a rich and sharp display. Additionally, the Corning 3 Gorilla Glass offers scratch and impact resistance that prevents user woes concerned to display issues and breakage.
The Iris Fuel 60 has primary camera of 10 megapixel with single LED flash and sports a 2 megapixel front camera. It also supports full HD Video recording and digital zoom with built in auto-focus, panorama, HDR mode, face detection, smile shot and voice capture which ensures you capture crystal clear photos of your favourite moments. On connectivity front, the dual SIM equipped Iris Fuel 60 is equipped with 3G connectivity apart from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0. It also offers OTG support that enables file transfer through USB drive on the move.