Another budget smart phone dubbed as Lava X3 has been launched by the company for Rs. 6,499 in India. Available in Silver, White and Gold colour variants, the device will be available from online retails, and it will be officially announced in the coming days. This 5-inch device will be powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor coupled with 2 GB of DDR3 RAM. There are many other handsets in this range like the Coolpad Note 3 and Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Prime that can be a tough competitor to this device.
Below are the tips and tricks of the device, that can be helpful if you are planning to get one.
To insert an SIM card on Lava X3, the company has provided a slot on the back. Power off the device and take the back cover to view the battery and other SIM slots. Now place the SIM cards according to the instructions given.
Lava X3 supports two Nano SIMs. Everyone these days need dual SIM feature as they need to keep the personal number and office number separately, and it’s difficult to carry two different devices for it. Dual SIM feature has made life easier and thankfully this device supports it.
The device comes with a 5.0 inch 720 x 1280 p IPS display that gives out a pixel density of 294 PPI. This is a very good resolution considering on a 5.0-inch screen, and a budget targeted device.
There are other sensors like Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro and Barometer. These sensors make the usage of the device easier. These are the conventional sensors that are available on most of the midrange devices.
The device comes with an onboard memory of 8 GB out of which 5.4 GB is available for the user, and the rest is occupied for the system software. There is also a 2 GB RAM on the device that will boost the performance of the handset.
The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. There is no word from the company if the device will be getting the latest Marshmallow update. Like all the midrange device, even this device will be getting the update late compared to high-end devices.
Yes, the memory of the device can be extended up to a maximum of 32 GB via microSD card slot. The device comes with an onboard memory of 8 GB so, an external SD card support is a must. Nowadays, everyone stores a lot of date on their smartphones, and so we need big storage space.
The device comes with an LED sensor just beside the speaker on the top. This notifies whenever there is a notification or a charging cable inserted. This is an easier way to get all the notification without missing any import message or alert.
No, Lava X3 cannot capture 4K videos with the 8MP camera available on the rear. 4K video capturing is available on most of the high-end devices or camera centric devices only.
Like most of the devices, the user needs to hold on to the power button and the volume down button simultaneously to take a screenshot. You can also scroll down from the quick settings to view the screenshot as soon as it is captured.
Lava X3 has a 8 MP on the rear, and it is supported by a 5 MP camera on the front to provide high-quality video calling. Moreover, a camera has been a must feature on every smartphone in the market, and many are looking for a decent camera for taking photos. 8 MP should be giving out decent images for the users.
The 8 MP camera on the device has different modes to shoot from. There are modes like Normal mode, Motion Track mode Panorama mode, Face beauty mode and Multi-angle view mode. Apart from these, we have the options in the camera settings that can be selected accordingly to take an image.
Yes, to check if any Android update is available on Lava X3, just go to the settings of the device and we can find an option about phone. Now tap on the System update option and you can find if there is any update available for the device by clicking on check for updates. If there is an update available, you need to download it and install and make sure the battery on it is more than 50% before starting the installation process.
For changing the wallpaper on the device, go to the settings and the click on the display option available under the device section. Now you can find the Wallpaper option that can be tapped and selected accordingly. These wallpapers can be selected from Gallery, or you also have the option of setting Live wallpapers that are battery consuming.
No, the Lava X3 sadly does not support 4G LTE connectivity even after being a mid-range device. 4G connectivity is a must for all the devices that come to the market as the customers are looking forward to faster browsing speeds and connectivity. Since most of the Network providers are providing LTE connectivity, all the devices should be possessing decent browsing speeds.
To reset the Lava X3, go to the settings of the device and select Backup and reset option. Before you start the resetting procedure, make sure you backup all the data that is important, and the battery on the device is more than 50%. This ensures that you do not lose any contacts or other data.
The Lava X3 is powered by a healthy 2500mAh battery inside it. This should be good enough for the device to last an entire day easily with ordinary usage. The battery delivers up to 11 hours and 30 minutes of talk time and 182 hours of standby.
Yes, the back cover of the device can be removed, and we can see the battery as well as other important slots once the cover is removed.
There is no word from the company on the Android Marshmallow update, but it is expected to get this update shortly. This update will bring new features and also clears all the bugs if any available on the device.
Yes, the device supports On The Go drive that lets you store data externally or transfer data quickly to the system or vice versa. This feature is found in almost all the devices since data transfer eats up a lot of time and OTG drive simplifies the task. We have tested it on 16 GB OTG drive, and the device was working well.
The Lava X3 priced at Rs. 6499 since it’s a midrange device and will be available online via many retailers. The device will be going for sale in few days.
So these are the tips and tricks of Lava X3 smartphone and do comment in our PhoneRadar forum for more updates and queries.