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Xolo Play Tegra Note Hands on, Initial Review and First Impressions

Xolo Play Tegra Note is a tablet launched by Xolo with Nvidia Tegra 4 processor which looks great in terms of design and also feels great in hands. Xolo and Nvidia says that its the fastest 7 inch tablet in the market and comes with great features which are intended to be not only used by a gamer but by any average user. In this hands on first look post we tell you what key points we noticed about this device which could make it stand out apart from other 7 inch tablets in the market.


Xolo Play Tegra Note Hands on Quick Review [Video]

Xolo Play Tegra Note Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with 800 x 1280 resolution
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Software Version: Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • OS Camera: 5 MP AF camera
  • Secondary Camera: VGA front-facing camera FF [Fixed Focus]
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB with 12 Gb approx. user available
  • External Storage: Yes, upto 32 GB with MicroSD card expansion slot.
  • Battery: 4100 mAh battery Lithium Ion
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Others: OTG Support – Not Known, Dual SIM – No, SIM – No, LED Indicator – Yes
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity

Display, Design and Build

Tegra note has 7 Inch IPS LCD display which has a resolution of 800 x 1280 which gives you the pixel density of 216 which makes it equally good in terms of text rendered nicely, you wont notice the pixels on the display unless you take a very closer look. The design of this tablet is definitely quite different from the other 7 inch tablet, it feels solid and also gives a great grip when you hold it in one of your hand, it has rubber kind of matte finish material at the back. The build quality is definitely is definitely good and can be compared with Nexus 7 2013, however its little thicker and heavier in comparison.

Camera and Internal Storage

The rear camera is 5 MP which has auto focus but does not have LED flash, at the launch event we took some shots and it performed really well in some low light conditions, the photos taken had good amount of details and more we will tell you once we the full review. The internal storage of the device is around 16Gb out of which you get around 12Gb approx.

OS and Battery

The OS is slightly optimised but on the whole its stock android and interface, UI transitions are smooth and snappy. The battery on the device is around 4100 mAh which seems to be quite sufficient for this kind of display size, we will let you know more once we do the full review of this device.

Xolo Play Tegra Note Photo Gallery


Initial Conclusion and Overview

Xolo Play Tegra Note seems like nicely designed and quite rough tablet in terms of build quality, it has been launched at a price of around Rs. 17,999 which makes it little bit highly priced as per us, but the hardware specs does make it quite fast and the benchmark scores also support the same, but we will let you know soon how it performs in day to day usage, till then you can watch the quick hands on review we have done.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.