Lava And Celkon Launches Their First Windows Powered Smartphones In India

Lava and Celkon recently launched their first Windows powered smartphone in India. The Lava Iris Win1 packs a 4 inch WVGA display, 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM and a 5 megapixel camera while the Celkon Win 400 comes with a 4 inch WVGA display, 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 512 MB RAM and a 5 megapixel camera. Both the devices runs on the latest Windows Phone 8.1 Operating System. LAVA Iirs Win1 Lava Iris Win1 comes with a Flip Cover and screen guard inside the box along with other standard accessories like charger, Earphone, USB Cable and user manual. This handset will be exclusively available at Flipkart for just INR 4,999 from December 4. On the other hand, Celkon Win 400 is the cheapest Windows powered smartphone which comes with a price-tag of just INR 4,979. These handsets will compete with Micromax’s previously launched Canvas Win W092 smartphone in the Indian market.

“At LAVA we always endeavor to provide our consumers with best possible choices in terms of design, features, apps, services and now platforms as well. We are pleased to add Iris Win1 – Windows powered device in our smartphone portfolio for consumers who are looking for Windows platform.” – Mr. Navin Chawla, Vice President and Head-Product, LAVA International Limited

“We are happy to announce our association with Microsoft and Qualcomm, a new milestone for Celkon. We have many more exciting offerings lined up in the coming year as well which will stand true to our proposition of being innovative and yet, affordable.” – Y Guru, Chairman and MD Celkon Mobiles


Lava Iris Win1 Specifications:

  • 4 inch WVGA display
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor
  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash
  • 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 1950 mAh battery

Celkon Win 400 Specifications:

  • 4 inch WVGA display
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor
  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • 5 megapixel camera with LED flash
  • 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 3G Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1500 mAh battery

Celkon Mobile Launches The ‘Rahmanishq’ AR 45

Celkon Mobile, a relatively new entrant in the Indian mobile market, today unveiled its new budget Android powered smartphone – the AR 45. The company will be offering the handset under the Rahmanishq series, and will be pre-loading some hit content of the musical composer on the handset.

On the specs side, the AR 45 does pretty well by offering a 4.5-inch screen with WVGA (800*480) resolution, a 1.2GHz dual-core A7 processor and 512MB of RAM. There is also 4GB of internal storage space, of which 1GB has been dedicated for installing apps. The presence of a microSD card slot should please all the music lovers by offering them abundant storage space.


Elaborating on the product, Mr. Murali Retineni, Executive Director, Celkon Mobiles said, “With the launch of RahmanIshq series, we are raising the bar for affordable innovation especially for the music lovers. AR45 has a full display touch screen and a 5MP rear camera with a novel feature of smile detector. RahmanIshq smartphones are power packed with pre-installed AR Rahman’s chartbusters.”

At the back of the AR 45 is a 5MP camera with software gimmicks like smile detection. Celkon has been emphasised on the music quality of the handset, and has packed in stereo speakers along with K-class amplifiers.

The handset will hit the retail stores for Rs 7,999 in October.