We knew that Lava Mobiles were coming up with the Lava Iris 502 and now finally it is listed on Saholic without much attention. The handset is priced at Rs. 8499 and probably it may not be as powerful as we expecting it to be.

The Lava Iris 501 is a good handset as good as the Micromax A110 and we were expecting much more from the Iris 502. However, the specs mentioned on the Saholic site are not that impressive. The handset is also listed on Flipkart without any price tag.

The lava Iris 502 comes powered by 1GHz processor we are not sure if it’s dual core or single core, but the 501 came with dual core processor and 502 is cheaper than the dual core version which means it will be a single core processor.

The screen is 5 inches with WVGA resolution (800×480 pixels) with 16M colours. The camera is trimmed down to a 5 megapixels placed on the rear side with LED flash along with a front facing VGA camera.

The handset is 10.2mm thick and supports dual SIM with dual Standby mode. The Iris 502 runs on the Android jelly bean OS 4.1. The RAM is a modest 512MB with 4G internal storage of which 2GB is available. Other features are 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm jack and micro USB port.

The 502 comes with 2000 mAh Li-Po battery with 9 hours of talktime and about 400 hours of standby time.

Lava Iris 502

Lava Iris 502 key features and Specifications

  • Dual SIM with Dual standby.
  • 1GHz (single core) GPU unknown.
  • Android 4.1 jelly bean OS.
  • 5 inch capacitive screen with 800×480 pixels resolution.
  • 5MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera. LED flash and video recording supported.
  • 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage and 32GB external storage support.
  • 3G, 2G (class 12), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, 3.5 mm audio jack, GPS with A-GPS support and micro USB port.
  • Sensor: G-sensor and Proximity.
  • 2000 mAh Li-Po battery with 9 hours talktime and 16 days standby.
  • Price Rs. 8,499 (on Flipkart)

Published by Gogi Rana

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  1. sir,…. which phone should i buy karboon titanium s1 or lava iris 502,or karboon a 30……………..pls reply soon..

  2. It is great speed, features and low price is bound to make it an instant hit.

  3. HI Gigi..Could you pls help me to choose 454 or 501…?
    which would be better choice as per overall performance

  4. i am going to buy Lava 501 , bcz its simply nt better its highly better .

  5. Me planning 2 buy 502 today bt d only pblm is that can it play 720p video n also can 501 play d same plz rply gogi asap

  6. Gogi give me an honest answer, I m totally confused in this hoodlum of dual,single, quad core gossips, my only prime requirement is reading news on the mobile browser, no games, no videos, does this 502 will be good vfm deal for that, pls rply.

    1. 502 not bad, but not much of a price difference between the single / dual core so if possible go for Iris 501.

  7. hi.it is single core confirmed in hands of review by themobileindian.com.Now i think lava is doing upgrade by going six months back.

    1. tanmay, what is the source of your confirmation??
      As far as i am concerned there is no reliable confirmation source yet.
      Some online sources are claiming its dual core but they are guessing only.
      But we need first hand experience.
      i believe its single core only, i’ll be happy if proved wrong though!

  8. Hi Gogi,

    Which one is a better value buy ? Lava iris 502 or Byond b65 or byond b66 or magicon MNote ?

    Please tell me asap

  9. But I think it’s Dual core processor in This price Single core processor time out JB OS

  10. They should have launched it for Rs.10,000/- with atleast QHD resolution and 1 GB RAM. And rather they have downgraded the processor to single core? oops!!!

    What are these cell companies doing?

  11. Hi Gogi,

    when dual core handsets with similar price & configuration are available in the market i.e. xolo A700/Iris 501/Celkon A200/A27……..then why these single cores are pushed by companies at prices of dual core?

    1. Yes this is what I think 502 still not confirmed if its single or dual core but looking at the price it looks like single core, but you never know so better wait for confirmation.

      1. You missed out one major difference that’s for sure the 501 runs on ics while 502 runs on jelly bean.