Lava is dumping a lot of 4G low-end phones in the market which are mostly mediocre. Here we are reviewing about a large 5.5 inch 4G low-end smartphone with a very basic chipset.
Lava X28 is a 5.5-inch smartphone. The device is slim towards edges. The design gives a very good grip and comfortable to hold. The back panel is having a smooth finish. The edges are curved. The bezels are of medium size.
The power button and the volume rockers have been placed on the right side. Which are easy to reach and gives a very good tactile feedback. The stereo speakers located on the rear side. The charging slot is at the top. The 3.5 mm headphone jack also resides at the top. Back casing is not yet sealed and can be opened and the battery is also removable kind.
The front camera is placed on the upper panel of the device beside you can also see sensors. The rear camera is on the back side with LED flash placed beside it. The three capacitive touch buttons on the bottom display. It has dimensions of 155 x 78 x 9 mm. It is designed in Black and Golden colors. The weight of the device is 175 grams.
Lava X28 comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display. It displays around 16M colors. It has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is a multi-touch capacitive screen.
The display looks very vibrant. It has a pixel density of 267ppi. The body to screen ratio of the device is 69.0%. The screen quality and the color reproduction is good. Viewing angles are also very good.
Lava X28 is a dual sim smartphone which supports 4G connectivity. And is driven by a quad-core processor ticking at 1.3 GHz. It is running on the OS Android v6.0 Marshmallow. It has an internal memory of 8GB and 1GB RAM. The expandable memory provided up to 32GB. Having primary camera of 8MP with LED flash. Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available.
5MP front shooter is provided with LED flash. It has 2600mAh li-on removable battery which provides long-lasting backup. It has dual sim support. The sim slots support GSM. Proximity, ambient light sensor, and accelerometer sensors are available. The sim slot 2 supports until 3G only. The device doesn’t support USB OTG.
The device comes with a special app called translator which translates English to 12 Indian languages, this is cool. It is nice to have a 5MP camera with LED flash on the front side. In many ways, the device feels satisfactory but the RAM of 1GB is very disrupting because the overall performance will be driven the Ram and chipset. The camera is going to take some decent photos. The given battery is sufficient for the large 5.5-inch display. It is running on Android Marshmallow version which is surprisingly good. The stereo speakers exhibit clear and loud sound.
Lava X28 is a smart phone which is very affordable 4G smart available. The phone works well and has some pretty satisfactory features. The design and the display are the pros and coming to cons it has only 1GB RAM. It is marked at a price of Rs 6499/- The pricing is also ok but not reasonable as you have better smartphones out there.