The Lava Xtron or E-Tab Xtron is powered by (RK30board) dual core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. This tab sports a 7 inch IPS screen and comes for a price of Rs. 6,499.
Xtron Box pack
inside the black colour box you will find the 7 inch tablet, earphone, micro USB to USB OTG cable, USB to micro USB cable, Power adapter, warranty card and some extra freebies/ discounts/ downloads.
Design, Display and Memory
The tab weighs 350 grams and is 11.5mm thick. The built quality is very good with silver side / rear matt finish. On the front side there are no buttons except for the 2MP front camera. The tab comes with a 7 inch IPS screen with 1024×600 pixels resolution. The viewing angle is good.
The power button, volume rockers are placed on the right side along with a back button (check video review). There is mic and micro USB port that can be used for charging as well as for connecting to PC. On the top side there is the 3.5mm jack and micro USB slot.
The xtron comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. You will also find few music videos that are pre-loaded on the internal storage.
- Of 1GB RAM 638MB is free.
- 1GB storage is allocated for Apps of which 883MB is available.
- 5.24GB is for internal storage of which 2.44GB is available. You can reclaim more space by deleting the extra video, files that are pre-installed on the internal storage, i.e. if you want to.
- Quadrant Benchmark : 3857.
- Antutu Benchmark : 12176.
- NenaMark2 : 55.6fps.
- Linpack : Single 38, Multi 67.
- Multi Touch : 5 point.
Entertainment and Gaming
This tablet can easily play 1080p videos and many other supported formats using MX player. Common games like Angry Birds, Temple Run etc works well with no issues. Some of the high end games may or may not work.
There is Wi-Fi which worked well. The tab does get heated a bit when using it for a longer time. The front camera looks good and can be used with Skype for video chats. The sound output is low as compared with Karbonn ST8 Velox tablet.
The battery is of 3500 mAh capacity and the uptime is quite good. I tried playing a video with full brightness, before playback the battery level was 60 and after 30 minutes the battery level fell to 40. But with minimal brightness the battery level drop was just 5 points in 30 minutes. You can easily watch movies for over 5 hours comfortably. Do note Wi-Fi was switched off. When playing games the battery level may fall much faster (depends on the game).
Lava Xtron review
A powerful 7 inch tablet with good viewing angles and from a well known brand LAVA. There is no built in 3G support, however you can use supported 3G dongles and access 3G. (Following 3G dongles supported :- Tata Photon+ – EC156, Airtel – E1731, Reliance 3G- MF190, MTS Mblaze – AC2787)
The same hardware specs can be found on the Wammy Desire and VeeDee D10DC and the price of Desire and Xtron is identical, however D10DC is cheaper by about 500 bucks. The other option is to go for the Karbonn ST8 with 8 inch screen for Rs. 7290.
Lava Xtron unboxing and review video
Games on Lava Xtron