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About Lava

1. Trusted Brand

2. Established in 2009, Lava is a well known smartphone brand in India. It is known for its budget and value for money offerings.

3. Lava has over 1500 service locations all over India. They can also be reached through their customer care number 0120 463 7333

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Lava X38 details

Buy For
  • Huge battery backup
  • Front flash
  • VoLTE support
  • On cell technology
  • Fully laminated display 
  • Good design
Beware of
  • Average performance
  • Average storage space
Verdict

The Lava X38 is another good offering from the brand known for making good devices at an affordable price. The device hosts a number of good features and specs particularly its huge battery capacity which is its primary selling point. Although it does have some of its drawbacks, with average configuration and low storage space being the primary one which might discourage some users from opting for it.

Affordable smartphone with good features
Design and Display

The Lava X38 exhibits a 5-inch IPS LCD display of HD resolution  (720 x 1,280 pixels). The on-cell technology present present in the display gives it a higher touch accuracy, while the fully laminated technology makes the screen resistant to scratches. The device has a typical rectangular design with sharp edges and a textured back panel.

OS and Configuration

The smartphone comes with Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system out of the box. Under the hood, the device has a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor, paired with 1GB of RAM and Mali-T720 MP2GPU. This configuration seems modest at best, and the device might not be suitable for intensive usage.

Camera and Storage

Coming to photography, the smartphone comes with an 8MP main camera on the rear which is equipped with CMOS image sensor, autofocus and LED flash. On the front, there is a 2MP secondary camera also equipped with LED flash that helps in bringing clarity to selfies taken in low lighting conditions. The device harbours 8GB of internal storage which can be augmented up to 32GB using a microSD card. Storage space offered here seems a little low as nowadays most of the devices offer 16GB storage in this price range. 

Connectivity and Battery

On the connectivity front, options available in this device are dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS and microusb 2.0. The device has five key sensors which are magnetometer, gravity, accelerometer, proximity and light sensors. The device is backed by a mammoth 4,000mAh li-polymer that company claims can last around 546 hours on standby with the Super Power Saver mode.
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Lava X38 PRICE IN INDIA

Lava X38 price in India starts from Rs. 6,429. The lowest price of Lava X38 is Rs. 6,429 at amazon.in. The latest price of this phone is updated on Dec 14, 2017.
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3.3 / 5
37 User Reviews
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • 8 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Micro + Micro
  • No Fingerprint sensor
  • FM Radio

User Reviews

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OVERALL RATING

3.3 /5 BASED ON 5,829 RATING(S)
OVERALL RATING
  • 5 stars
    1,920
  • 4 stars
    1,151
  • 3 stars
    882
  • 2 stars
    516
  • 1 stars
    1,360
37 USER REVIEW(S)
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awesome camera (2)
decent camera (1)
awesome battery backup (2)
awesome display (1)
awesome phone (5)
hanging issue (3)
poor performance (2)
heating issue (3)
features (2)
removable battery (1)
touch sensitivity (1)
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SUPERB PHONE!
06 Nov 2016 By Nikhil Suryavanshi On flipkart.com

LAVA X38 is best phone in its price range. Got it in Rs.7100 at a local shop. Pros: 1. Looks premium from every angle. 2. NO LAG! 2 GB ram 3. PURE ANDROID. Comes with Android 6 (marshmallow) 4. HD Display. 5. Comes with 1 YEAR FREE SCREEN REPLACEMENT! No other manufacturer gives this. 6. Good network signal indoor. 7. BIG BATTERY lasts for 2 days on 4G. I'm heavy internet user.Cons: Non removable battery

Flipkart has cheated
01 Apr 2017 By Anil Kumar Nallur On flipkart.com

This phone is heating up for no reason, (without sim, sd card, wifi connection & any third party apps). It becomes miserable during the call. Touch gets hang for 5-10sec,wifi gets on automatically & VOLTE gets disabled frequently. I complained flipkat within 48 hrs, they replaid sorry unable to process your request. Then I raised the second complint & got the same reply. Now have to struggle with this handset. So please be aware of this to buy any product from filipkart.

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Lava X38 with 5-inch HD display, Android Marshmallow and VoLTE launched for Rs 7,399
Lava X38 with 5-inch HD display, Android Marshmallow and VoLTE launched for Rs 7,399

The Lava X38 offers a quad-core SoC, 8MP/2MP cameras, 4G LTE, and a beefy 4,000mAh battery

Aug 05 2016 By Akshay Kumar

Lava X38 Specifications

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General
Launch Date July 28, 2016 (Official)
Brand Lava
Model X38
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Micro
SIM2: Micro
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
no  No
Quick Charging
no  No
Design
Height 155 mm Compare Size
Width 71.8 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm
Good
Thickness compared to
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8.9 mm
Average in group
9 mm
Best in this group
6.3 mm
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 161 grams
Average
Weight compared to
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This Device
161 grams
Average in group
145 grams
Best in this group
88 grams
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Blue
Display
Average
Display compared to
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This Device
55%
Average in group
51%
Best in this group
68%
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
294 ppi
Very Good
Pixel Density compared to
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294 ppi
Average in group
267 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
IPS LCD
Screen Protection
no  No
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
61.78 %
Performance
Average
Performance compared to
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This Device
44%
Average in group
42%
Best in this group
69%
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset MediaTek MT6735P
Processor
Quad core, 1 GHz, Cortex A53
Poor
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 1 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6735P
Average in group
Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6735P
Best in this group
Octa core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Mediatek MT6752
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Mali-T720 MP2
RAM
1 GB
Good
RAM compared to
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1 GB
Average in group
1 GB
Best in this group
3 GB
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Very Good
Storage compared to
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87%
Average in group
87%
Best in this group
98%
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
8 GB
Average
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8 GB
Average in group
8 GB
Best in this group
32 GB
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 32 GB
Camera
Average
Rear Camera compared to
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55%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
69%
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Good
Main Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
13.2 MP
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Autofocus yes
Optical Image Stabilisation no  No
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features 4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 2 MP Front Camera
Poor
Front Camera compared to
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2 MP
Average in group
2 MP
Best in this group
13 MP
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Autofocus no  No
Flash yes LED Flash
Battery
Excellent
Battery compared to
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90%
Average in group
72%
Best in this group
94%
Group: 5 - 7 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
4000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
yes
TalkTime
Up to 22 Hours(3G) / Up to 25.5 Hours(2G)
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Micro
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE
yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS
NFC
no  No
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
no  No
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
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