Homegrown handset maker Lava on Sunday launched its 3G calling tablet ‘IvoryS’ for Rs. 8,499.

The 7-inch dual SIM device, weighing 300 grams, features Mediatek’s 1.3 GHz dual core processor, 1GB RAM and 4 GB internal memory (expandable up to 32 GB).

It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system and sports a 3.2 MP rear camera, VGA front camera for 3G video-calling and has a 2,800 mAh battery. It also comes preloaded with host of youth-centric productivity and security apps and games like Opera, Hungama Music App, WhatsApp, PayTM and EA games.

“IvoryS is especially designed for youngsters and young working professionals to engage them with stylish product that meets their requirements of entertainment and connectivity at an affordable price,” Lava International co-founder and Director S. N. Rai said.

The device will be available across national retail chain stores, multi-brand outlets across India and online stores. “MediaTek’s dual-core processor, the MT8312, is designed to deliver high performance for tablets and advanced multimedia and display configurations. Powered by this processor, the IvoryS tablet, is set to provide the best user experience coupled with low power consumption,” MediaTek GM (International Sales and Marketing) Finbarr Moynihan said.