Lava Mobile has announced it will be launching a 7-inch Android 4.0 ICS tablet in the coming weeks, in its E-Tab range. So far, no exact pricing or availability details have been released about the as yet unnamed device, but with the specifications on display, we can expect it to be around the Rs. 5,000 price point.
A 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM will power the upcoming Lava tablet. The rear of the tablet has a 2MP camera and the front has a VGA camera for video calling. It also houses a 3000mAh battery. Itwill also come with 4GB built-in storage.
Lava recently launched a dual-core tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Rs. 6,499. Christened the E-Tab Xtron the device has a dual-core 1.5GHz Cortex A9 processor and quad-core Mali-400 graphics, coupled with 1GB of RAM. The Lava E-Tab Xtron’s 7-inch IPS display has a resolution of 1024x600 pixels, not too bad for a budget 7-inch device. The tablet features 8GB of built-in storage, of which 5GB will be user available – microSD expandability up to 32GB is also supported.
Other specs of the Lava E-Tab Xtron include a 2MP front-facing camera, Wi-Fi connectivity, 3G connectivity via USB dongle, and a USB port. Weighing in at 350 grams, the E-Tab Xtron is 11.5mm thick, and features a 3500mAh battery, which will reportedly provide up to 3-4 hours of usage with Wi-Fi on. You can read more details about the tablet here.
The upcoming Lava tablet will be one of many tablets that can house a SIM card and boast of voice calling capabilities. We have seen the likes of the HCL ME Y3, which boasts not only voice-calling, but dual-SIM capabilities as well. You can read more details about the Y3 here. We have also seen the Penta T-Pad WS708C that also boast of dual-SIM capabilities and voice calling as well.
You can catch the details of the tablet here. Another budget tablet with 3G voice calling is the Micromax Funbook P600. It is priced at Rs. 9,499. You can catch the details of the Micromax tablet here.