Lava has launched its new 3G-capable voice-calling tablet, the IvoryS, at Rs. 8,499. The IvoryS tablet will be available across physical and online retail stores in India, and comes in Grey and White colours.
The tablet supports voice calling via its dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) card support, where one SIM card slot is capable of 3G connectivity. The IvoryS tablet runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and features a 7-inch TFT LCD display with a 1024x600 pixels resolution. The device is powered by 1.3GHz dual-core MediaTek (MT8312) Cortex A7 processor paired with a Mali 400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The Lava IvoryS features a 3.2-megapixel rear camera with flash and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling.
The IvoryS tablet comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options on the tablet include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G and Micro-USB. The tablet has a battery capacity of 2800mAh, which is rated to deliver up to 200 hours of standby time, and 8 hours of talk time.
The IvoryS tablet comes with some preloaded apps, such as Opera, Hungama Music App, WhatsApp, PayTM, and a few EA Games titles. The tablet comes with dimensions 191x108.5x9.8mm and weighs 300 grams.
Commenting on the launch of IvoryS tablet, S.N. Rai, Co-founder and Director, Lava International, said, "We are very happy to announce the launch of our latest sleek and affordable offering, IvoryS, 7-inch tablet which is an extension of our Ivory Series. IvoryS is especially designed for youngsters and young working professionals to engage them with stylish product that meets their requirements of entertainment and connectivity at an affordable price. "
Earlier, Lava launched the QPAD e704 at Rs. 9,999. It is a dual-SIM tablet with voice calling functionality. It comes with a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1024x600 pixels. The tablet runs on the dated Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, with no word on a software update.
The QPAD e704 tablet is powered by a quad-core Broadcom processor clocked at 1.2GHz, along with 1GB of RAM. Other specifications include a 3.2-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera and 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB with the help of microSD card.