Android tablets for students Lava Magnum XL, Lava Aura and Lava Ivory have been launched in India. They come in different screen sizes with the Lava Magnum XL with a 10.1 inch screen, the Lava Aura with an 8 inch screen and the Lava Ivory with a 7 inch screen. The Lava Magnum XL is the top-of-the-line offering, but all three come with the same RAM and expandable storage. They also come with rear and front cameras.
Lava Magnum XL, Lava Aura, Lava Ivory: Price, availability
Lava Magnum XL is priced at Rs. 15,499, but is available at a reduced introductory price of Rs. 11,999 on Flipkart. Likewise, the Lava Aura is priced at Rs. 12,999 but is listed on the e-commerce website for Rs. 9,999. And the Lava Ivory priced at Rs. 9,499 is available for Rs. 7,399. The Lava Magnum XL and Aura are offered in a gray color while the ivory is offered in a black color option. All three tablets are available with 4G connectivity.
Lava Magnum XL, Lava Aura, Lava Ivory: Specifications
All three tablets have dual SIM connectivity and run Android 10. The Lava Magnum XL comes with a 10.1 inch (1280 x 800 pixel) IPS HD display with a pixel density of 258 ppi. The Lava Aura comes with an 8 inch screen while the Lava Ivory comes with a 7 inch screen with the same resolution. All three tablets have 390 nits of maximum brightness.
Under the hood, the Lava Magnum XL and Aura come with 2.0GHz quad-core MediaTek SoCs, while the Lava Ivory comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek SoC. All three tablets have 2GB of RAM, but the Lava Magnum XL and Aura have 32GB of onboard storage while the Ivory comes with 16GB of onboard storage. All have expandable storage up to 256 GB.
In terms of optics, the Lava Magnum XL and Lava Ivory have 5 megapixel cameras on the back and a 2 megapixel camera on the front. The Lava Aura, on the other hand, has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port on the Lava Magnum XL and Lava Aura. The Lava Ivory comes with pretty much the same connectivity options, but with Bluetooth v4.2 and a micro-USB port. In terms of battery, the Lava Magnum XL has a 6100mAh battery, the Lava Aura has a 5100mAh battery and the Lava Ivory has a 4100mAh battery. Finally, the Lava Magnum XL measures 240.8×167.4×9.3mm and weighs 530 grams, the Lava Aura measures 210.1×121.6×9.3mm and weighs 350 grams, and the Lava Ivory measures 109.6×186.78×9.9mm and weighs 290 grams.
Lava has partnered with EduSaksham and is offering free access to online learning courses worth Rs. 27,000 for students in grade 6 to grade 9 with the purchase of the tablets.