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Lava X38 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6735P
Mali-T720 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Lava announced the launch of the X38 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Lava X38 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6735P chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Lava X38 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Lava X38 specifications

BrandLava
NameX38
ModelX38
Release date2016

Body

Colorsblue, gray
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Lava X38 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6735P
CPUQuad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of X38 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Lava X38 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Lava X38 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the X38 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Lava X38 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The X38 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of X38 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Lava phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Lava X38 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, magnetometer, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Lava X38, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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