Lava Iris 450 Colours is another entrant in the crowded entry-level segment in India, it features a dual-core MediaTek MT6572 processor with 512 MB RAM but with a larger 4.5-inch FWVGA display which is something not found often in this segment. Plus it comes with interchangeable backcovers and one comes free within the box. But that's not what we are here to discuss. Although we have tested several devices with the same chipset, the larger display and higher resolution would definitely strain the processor. Lets find out more about the Lava Iris 450 Colour in our benchmark tests.
Lava Iris 450 Colour Specifications
The Iris 450 Colour packs almost same specs as any other phone in this segment. Dual-core processor, check, 512 MB RAM, check, Android 4.2, check but with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display. Lets have a look at its main features, for a detailed look click here:
- Display: 4.5-inch FWVGA, 480x854 pixels
- Processor: 1.3 GHz Dual-core, MediaTek MT6572
- GPU: Mali-400MP
- OS: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- Camera: 5 MP, LED Flash, VGA front-facing
- Memory: 512 MB RAM, 4 GB Internal storage expandable upto 32 GB
- Connectivity: 3G, WiFi, BlueTooth, FM Radio, Dual-SIM
- Battery: 1800 mAh
4. NenaMark 2
1. XOLO A510s
2. XOLO A500s
3. Canvas Fun A74
Quadrant Score Comparison
Iris 450 Colour scored 4235 on Quadrant which is a high-score considering the 1 GB RAM equipped XOLO A510s too scored just about same at 4234.
AnTuTu Score Comparison
We got an AnTuTu score of 11228 on the Iris 450 Colour, which is a good score for this chipset.
NenaMark 2 Score Comparison
NenaMark 2 score for the Mali-400MP GPU generally hovers around the 40 FPS mark and we got dead-on 40 FPS with the Iris 450 Colour, so no surprises there.
Vellamo HTML5 Score Comparison
On Vellamo HTML5, the Iris 450 scored 1705, a respectable score.
Vellamo Metal Score Comparison
On Metal chapter of Vellamo we got a score of 513.
Linpack Single Thread Score Comparison
We got 95.3 MFlops on Linpack Single Thread test.
Linpack Multi Thread Score Comparison
Iris 450 scored 117.86 on Linpack Multi-thread test which is among the higher scores for this chipset.
The 4.5-inch display on the Iris 450 Colour has excellent touch response, wide viewing angles and excellent color reproduction. It supports 2 points of touch.
To conclude the Lava Iris 450 scores well, there's nothing surprising about the device or its performance. But it does perform well even in day-to-day tasks. The display on the Iris 450 Colour is one of the better ones in this segment with good touch response and color reproduction. Plus you get good construction, replaceable backpanels and a lot more within the box.
For the price, the Iris 450 Colour seems like a good bet. We will be taking a look at its gaming performance next.