LAVA Iris 504q Review and Unboxing, Full In depth

Lava iris-504Q review.Lava International Limited has launched several devices this year and the device which created huge hype for the company was  Iris 504Q. Before we start let me tell you the Specifications of the Lava Iris 504Q . The 504-Q has 5inch HD IPS Display with OGS technology and is powered by 1.2GHz Mediatek MT6589 Quad core Processor. The phone runs on Android 4.2.1 Jelly bean operating system and has 4GB of ROM. To please the users while clicking images from the camera there is 8-megapixel primary Camera with BSI sensor and a 2megapixel front camera.LAVA Iris 504q Review

Lava Iris 504Q Review

LAVA Iris 504q box pack

BOX PACK / Accessories

  • HANDSET
  • Charger
  • Battery
  • Earpiece
  • User Mannual
  • Warranty card
  • OTG cable
  • USB cable
  • 1 Screen Guard
  • Flip Cover

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LAVA Iris 504q

FIRST IMPRESSION , Look and Design

The first thing you notice when you hold the Lava Iris-504 in your palm is its light weight and compact design. The IRIS 504-Q is Slim, Sleek and has a premium look. It looks much premium than actually it is. The look of the device resembles the most of HTC devices, specially from front. It is only 8.4mm thick and weighs 140 grams which makes its handy and easy to hold, even for long time. At top front of the handset there are bunch of sensors, earpiece with integrated notification LED (usually blinks when you connect something with micro USB port), a 2megapixel front cam below that is 5″ IPS display and at the bottom there are three touch sensitive buttons. At the back of the smartphone there is a 8 MP autofocus camera with BSI sensor, LED flash and noise cancellation MIC , logo and loudspeaker grill. The power button is placed at the right of the handset whereas as the Volume keys are placed on the left of phone. Micro USB port and 3.5mm audio jack are locked on the top and primary microphone at the bottom of device. Its hardware and the built quality is robust and we have not noticed any sort of rattling noise from any where in the device .LAVA Iris 504q Review Unboxing

Display

The Iris 504 q has 5-inch IPS display (320 DPI) with OGS technology having 1280×720 pixels resolution at 294 PPI (pixels per inch). The display is quite bright and you love to play games and watch movies on the handset. The color rendering and propagation is fairly impressive. The display is visible indoor and outdoor as well.LAVA Iris 504q Full Review

USER INTERFACE

The handset Iris runs on Android 4.2.1 Jellybean OS, Lava has included Gesture control feature to make the handset more approachable to the user. The smartphone comes pre-loaded with bunch of games and Social networking apps. The flip cover that comes free with the device automatically wakes up the phone when you open it, actually it has in built magnet which completes the magnetic sensor circuit when you open the flip cover and vica-versa.LAVA Iris 504q iknowc

MEMORY and SLOTS

The handset comes with 4GB of on board storage and 1GB of RAM. Out of 971MB RAM about 610 MB ram is available. 0.98GB of memory is allocated for installing apps ( apps can be move to micro SD card) and 1.6GB is available for USER out of 4GB ROM.

The smartphone has Dual SIM card SLOTS and a micro SD card slot for further memory expandability up to 32GB.

Performance, Speed, Lag and Gaming

To power the device there is 1.2GHz quad-core processor integrated with PowerVR SGX 544MP Graphics processing unit. We have not notice any major lag from the device although while performing high end tasks you may notice minor lag. Overall the handset is quite smooth. Let me tell you very honestly that Gionee Gpad G2 is bit more faster than this.LAVA Iris 504q Unboxing back

Browser and GAMING

We have not seen any sort of lag while surfing our website on the browser, the pinch to zoom and kinetic scrolling is smooth. You can play videos directly from the browser and on the same page, in the same way you play in PC.

The Iris-504q can record and supports Full HD 1080p video playback. The played bunch of graphics intensive games like Asphalt 6, Modern Combat 2 (pre-installed), Nova 3, Temple Run and Cricket Fever (pre loaded) with any sort of lag. All the above games worked smoothly.LAVA Iris 504q buttons

BENCHMARK Score

  • Quadrant Benchmark – 3917
  • Antutu Benchmark – 12676
  • Nenamark2 – 45.8fps
  • Multi touch – 5 pointsLAVA Iris 504q camera review

Camera

The 8MP BSI sensor Auto focus primary camera with LED flash on the phone gives out very good quality images and videos as well. The 2MP front facing camera is also good. You can capture HDR images and Full HD videos as well.LAVA Iris 504q camera

The sound for the loudspeaker is loud, specially clear.

Connectivity

The Lava 504q has 3G, WiFi, GPS, micro USB with OTG and Bluetooth connectivity. You can also connect pendrive or external portable hard disk with the device via OTG cable. The GPS also works pretty quickly.LAVA Iris 504q ports

The 2000mAh battery gives nice standby and talk time. The battery lasts for one day on moderate use. The phone also features Gesture Control technology and it only works in One direction. Generally it works in Gallery and in Camera app to capture pictures.

WRAP UP

The Lava Iris 504Q is budget Quad core smartphone that comes with nice specs and price. The mobile phone seems to be a better option than the Micromax A116 canvas HD. It is a stable competitor / Rival of  Micromax Canvas 4 and Xolo Q1000. Overall it is good smartphone with impressive built quality, light weight and premium design. The Price of the phone is RS. 13,300. Micromax Canvas Magnus A117 is another Rival for the 504 q.

Lava Iris 504-q Specifications and features

  • 12.7cm (5″) IPS screen (1280×720) with OGS technology
  • 1.2 GHz 4 core CPU
  • PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB ROM
  • Android v4.2.1 with OTA
  • 8MP AF primary camera
  • 2MP front cam
  • USB ON THE GO (OTG)
  • 8.4mm thick
  • 2000mAh battery
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS
  • FM RADIO
  • Sensors : Proximity, Light, G-sensor, magnetic, Gyro, Accelerometer
  • Gesture sensor technology
  • Notification LED
  • DUAL SIM

 Pros and Cons

  • Pros : From factor, Connectivity, Display
  • Cons : Low internal memory

 

Lava Iris 504q

  • Performance7
  • Display7
  • User Interface7.4
  • Hardware7
  • Camera7
  • Battery6.9
  • Audio6.9
  • Value for money7.4
  • Built Quality7.5
Total Score 3.6
About
NameLava Iris 504q
ManufacturerLava
Model504q
Launch
Release DateJune 2013
Main Rivals
VS Lava Iris Pro 30, Xolo X1000, Sony Xperia c, Gionee M2, Iris 504q+
Price
MRP in IndiaRS : 13999
in US $212 USD
Pros and Cons
ProsDisplay, Design, Sound, RAM
Cons-
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11 Comments to LAVA Iris 504q Review and Unboxing, Full In depth

  1. By SRINIVAS April 5, 2013

    Praji please tell me which is better choice in 504q and a117 (magnus)?

    Reply
    • By HARPAL SINGH April 5, 2013

      Micromax A117

      Reply
  2. By Suman April 5, 2013

    Awesome website for the review bro….keep it up…thanks a ton.

    Reply
  3. By prough April 5, 2013

    Relly, very impressive way of reviewing,,,,,, from me also, the best review…..Rocking like Engadget…

    Reply
  4. By kishor April 5, 2013

    sir, i love ur site.. plz suggest me good mobile under 8000rs.. i am students so budget is little tight..

    Reply
    • By HARPAL SINGH April 5, 2013

      1. Micromax Canvas A77 – dual core , 3000mAh battery
      2. ZEN ULTRAFONE 701 HD which is now for RS 8900

      Reply
  5. By RAHUL April 5, 2013

    AMAZING REVIEW, love it thanks . using the same phone from last 1 month love it. yes some time it lags but only when lots of apps running in background

    Reply
    • By Sachin April 5, 2013

      i am using canvas HD it also lags bit when playing heavy games, but Lava 504q seems better.

      Reply
  6. By Sachin April 5, 2013

    Sir thanks for review, love the way you review gadgets, i dialy visit your website , sugest me which one is best Gionee E6 or intex Aqua i7.
    Please also post on Earthing I seen the video on you tube but still please.

    Reply
    • By HARPAL SINGH April 5, 2013

      in features Elife E6 is better than Intex Aqua i7, although other specs are almost similar. We will try to post new video on Earthing and a post as well, stay tune

      Reply
  7. By HARPAL SINGH April 5, 2013

    lots of thanks for your comments

    Reply

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