Emerging Indian smartphone maker Lava Mobiles is reportedly planning to launch a 3G-based voice calling tablet in the coming weeks.

Technology website ThinkDigit has reported that Lava mobiles will expand its E-Tab range by introducing an Android based 7-inch tablet with WVGA display.

The new device is pegged to run on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich mobile OS powered by 1GHz processor with built-in 4GB memory storage along with 512MB RAM.

Lava's new 3G-voice calling tablet will house two cameras - one 2.0-megapixel camera on the rear and a front-facing VGA camera. The device is expected to pack a 3000 mAh battery and be priced in the sub ₹5,000 range.

The company has been releasing a slew of smartphones and tablets for the past one month using a creative launch campaign called 'BLOCKBUSTER PHONEDAY'. Its recently released smartphones include Iris 430, which was launched this month, and Iris 454, Iris 5o2, Iris 351 as well as the budget E-Tab Xtron tablet in February.

Predecessor, E-Tab Xtron was launched in the second week of February. It sports a 7-inch TFT-LCD display powered by a dual core cortex-A9 processor with 1.5GHz clock speed and supported by a quad-core graphics processor unit.

The tablet was one of the few low-cost tablets (₹6,499) in the market to feature Android's latest Jelly Bean OS. It also packs 8GB memory and 1GB RAM.