Lava X38 Mobile (Black 8GB)

Rs. 7398.00 (approx)
Rs. 6400.00 (approx)
Rs. 6249.00 (approx)

Quick Specs:

  • Consisting of 1GB DDR3 and 2GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB internal memory. It can be expandable through micro SD slot up to 32GB.


Here comes the latest 4G smartphone from the Lava X38 which is available in two variants with 1GB and 2GB. Lava X38 is supplemented with customized UI with simpler performances. Let’s get into the detailed review of the device.


The Lava X38 looks nice, it is completely surrounded by the front and back panels which are extended to the sides with a curve like design. To the side, there is a very thin metal frame which gets larger at the top and the bottom of the device. Coming to the front side the bezels are thin.  It is made up of plastic. Feels slightly slippery in your hand because of the curvier back panels.

The body is slightly rounded at the edges. It is a 5-inch display made of IPS panels. The volume controls and the power on/off button are located on the left and right side which are very responsive. The USB power slot at the bottom. The 3.5mm Audio jack at the top. The bezels are medium sized.

Lava X38 design

The speaker grill, front facing the camera with LED flash and the sensor are present on the top of the display. At the back, you can see the camera and the LED flash. The brand name is placed on the back side. The navigation buttons are on the display. The sound speaker is available at the rear bottom. It comes in Blue, Grey colors. The rear panel is removable and when you open it you can find sim card and SD card slots with a 4000mAh battery.


Lava X38 is supplemented with a 5-inch HD display IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with full lamination technology. Comes in multi-capacitive touch screen.

Lava X38 display

It consists of resolution 720 x 1280 pixels. Displaying around 16.7m colors. It has very good viewing angles with a vibrant display. It has a pixel density of 293ppi. The display is brighter than ever and the screen reflection is minimum.


Lava X38 works on OS Android v6.0 Marshmallow. It has been housed with quad-core processor ticking at 1.2 GHz with MediaTek chipset. Consisting of 1GB DDR3 and 2GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB internal memory. It can be expandable through micro SD slot up to 32GB. Having primary camera of 8MP with autofocus and LED flash. It features geo-tagging, panorama and HDR.

The primary camera records video at 720p. The front camera is a 2MP camera. LED flash is available for both the cameras. 4 x digital zoom is available. Loudspeakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. Sensors such as Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Magnetometer, and Proximity are available. HTML browser for the internet browsing.

Lava X38-features

It has a 4000mAh removable battery. The battery provides a standby time of 351 hours 27 minutes, 25 hours 21 minutes of talk time on 2G and 21 hours 52 minute of talk time on 3G. It is a dual sim smartphone which supports 4G on both the Sims. Available internet features such as Google Talk, YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, and Google Play. Additional features such as Auto Call Recording, Flip to Mute, 12 Indian languages Support, Smart Gestures, 5 Point Touch, Time Lapse Video, Slow Motion Video are available. Other business features available such as E-Mail, To Do, News, and Weather, Office Suite, Language Translator. Call features such as Hands-free, Conference Call, Call Recorder, Flip to Mute.


The device comes with super power saver mode which gives long lasting backup and ensures enough life. The 4000mAh battery at this price is really good at the price range and there is no way it drains the power faster. The display quality is good as it is an HD IPS screen. At the first look, the device looks simple and decent. The Android Marshmallow works seamlessly and responds faster.

Lava X38 camera

The keypad gives a very good typing experience and there is no issue typing on this device. Coming to the camera performance the pictures captured are very good and no lag time is seen while capturing. The front camera is supplementing a very good video chat. The quad core processor allows good gaming.

The processor, it is working well with god speed. Internet browsing is also very good. It is provided with many additional features which allow great entertainment and flexibility. The overall performance of the device is said to be great.


Lava X38 has a very good outlook. The design is decent enough. The performance is good. Camera quality is nice. At given features its performance is great. It is not too pricey also while comparing to others. Nice product. The full HD display is good. The 1GB variant is priced around 6K and the 2GB variant is priced around 7K.

Lava X38 Mobile Black 8 Full Specifications

Brand Lava
Model Name lava x38
Model ID
Release Date 2016, July
OS Marshmallow v6.0
Weight 162 gram
Dimensions 155.00 x 71.80 x 8.90mm
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches
Screen Protection Na
Touch Multi touch
Speakers Yes
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation Na
Mic Na
Primary 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary 2 MP, LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Features Yes
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN hotspot
Bluetooth V4.0
Infrared Na
USB microUSB v2.0
Internal Storage 8 GB, 1 GB/2 GB RAM
External Storage up to 32 GB
Memory Slot microSD
Chipset MediaTek
CPU Quad-core 1.0 GHz
Graphics Na
Sensors Accelerometer,Ambient Light Sensor, Magnetometer
Browser HTML
Messaging SMS(threaded view),MMS, Email, Im
Radio FM radio
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Java No
Others MP4/H.264 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer
Battery Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk Time 25 hours 21 minutes
Standby Time 351 hours 27 minutes
Colours Blue, Grey
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty

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