Lava International has launched its Etab Connect tablet, which it claims offers users the dual benefit of calling and entertainment. The Etab Connect runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The tablet offers 3G data connectivity for voice and video calling via a built-in SIM card slot. The company has priced the Etab Connect tablet at Rs 9,499.

The tablet runs on a Qualcomm 1GHz processor, and has 512MB of RAM. It also has a microUSB port and a 3.5mm audio jack. The Etab Connect is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery. The tablet measures 194×123.3×9.8mm and weighs 350g.


Offers 3G data connectivity for voice and video calling

Here’s a quick look at the specs of the ETAB Connect tablet:

  • 7-inch WSVGA display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 2MP rear camera, 0.3MP front camera
  • 4GB internal memory + 32GB microSD support

Speaking on the occasion, SN Rai, Co-Founder and Director, LAVA International, said, “ETAB Connect delivers superior experience to the consumers. It allows the consumer to enjoy the speed and stability of 3G voice, video and data services along with unmatched content and offers from industry leading content providers.”

As with the previous products launched by the company under the Etab brand, Connect comes with pre-installed content like Merit Nation, EduKart, BIGFLIX, Hungama, Uahoy, Diamond Comics and ReadWhere. Lava claims that it provides content worth Rs 15,000 on the tablet.

It goes on to add that consumers get free Vedic maths content and a discount of Rs 4,000 on packages. In addition, they get an entertainment package worth Rs 2,000 for free from, while BigFlix provides unlimited movie streaming at just Rs 1 for the first month. A free career booster package and additional 20 percent discount from is also included in the price.

Pavan Chauhan, MD & Co-founder, said, “We see tablets as a big game changer. Besides portability, they provide a viable option to stay connected at all times irrespective of electricity supply, which is a huge concern for keeping desktop computers operational.”

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