's have become the most attractive and affordable portable device with their demand on the peak. Native tech manufacturers are on the move introducing budget friendly tablets embedded with advanced features. Knowing the pulse of the consumers, Lava International has launched the Etab Connect which comes with some handsome specs to woo the customers.
There are too many homegrown manufacturers including Micromax, Karbonn, Wikedleak, iBall and Swipe who have already pitted a number of devices before the budget conscious Indian customers. The Lava Etab Connect is a 3G voice calling tablet which is ready to compete with other native tablets in terms of specs and price. With Lava Etab Xtron tablet riding in the market tagged under an awesome price of Rs 6499, the Etab Connect too is expected to peek into the hearts of Indian tech enthusiasts.
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Lava E-Tab Connect tablet – Specifications and features
The Lava E-Tab connect sports a 17.7 cm (7 inch) WVGA display with 800 x 480 pixel resolutions. Powered by a 1 GHz single core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512 MB RAM, the E-Tab connect runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) OS. Regarding the camera optics, the tablet features a 2 MP rear and a VGA front facing camera for video chat.
The tablet comes with an inbuilt 4 GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32 GB using a microSD card. For connectivity- 3G, voice-calling and Wi-Fi are available. A 3,000 mAh battery offers up to 3 to 4 hours of backup which serves as the best companion to the device.
Pre loaded applications like Hungama, Bigflix, Edukart, Meritnation, Diamond Comics and Readwhere deliver complete support if you wish to relax after hectic work. Users will get free Vedic maths content along with a discount of Rs 750 from Merit Nation, Educart and also opportunity to watch 6 movies worth 1,250 from Hungama.com website.
Lava E-Tab Connect vs other Voice calling tablets
The Lava E-Tab Connect priced at Rs 9,499 would bring a pure competition considering those tablets with voice calling and 3G connectivity which are currently available in the market. Micromax Funbook 3G P600 is a device having 7 inch 5 point capacitive touchscreen display, 1GHz dual core Cortex A5 processor, Android 4.0.4 ICS OS Wi-Fi, 3G and a Li-Po battery which offers 10 hours of talk time. Priced at priced at Rs 9,499, the P600 can bring tough time for Lava E-Tab Connect.
Celtab CT-2 will be another device with 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display offering 1GHz processor, Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, VGA front camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G and a 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery. The Celkon CT-2 which is priced at Rs 6,999 would be a potential rival to the Lava tablet.
Mi-Book Mi5 comes with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display along with 1.2 GHz processor, Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, VGA front camera, Wi-Fi, 3G through and a 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery which could facilitate few hours of talk time. A price tag of Rs 6,999 can put Mi5 as a strong contender to Lava E-Tab Connect.