Lava Z81 with ‘Studio Mode’ and MediaTek Processor Launched in India

Lava Z81 with ‘Studio Mode’ and MediaTek Processor Launched in India

Lava Z81 with ‘Studio Mode’ and MediaTek Processor Launched in India

by November 5, 2018

Lava Z81 Launched in IndiaDomestic smartphone maker Lava has launched a new smartphone maker for Indian market dubbed as Lava Z81. The highlight of the device is that it features Studio Mode under Camera app that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to give depth-of-field effect.

“We are extremely excited to offer yet another first from Lava to our consumers – the very stunning and powerful Z81. In an era of immense noise and clutter, it is important to be differentiated and stand out from the crowd; and our Z81 does exactly that with its Studio Mode. I am sure that our consumers will find it very valuable and enjoy the next level of smartphone photography. Z81 is a true testimony to our vision of making the valuable technologies accessible,” said Sunil Raina, President of Lava International in a press statement for the launch of Lava Z81.

Lava Z81 Launched in IndiaLava Z81 Price and Availability Details in India

The Lava Z81 is a pocket friendly phone and comes in two variants- 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM. The pricing details of 2GB RAM variant are still unknown, but the 3GB RAM variant will come with a price tag of Rs. 9,499. There will be two colour options available for the interested buyers- Black and Gold. The phone will be sold online via eCommerce portals like Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal etc. and will also be available for purchase across all leading retail outlets across the country.

As an introductory offer, the company is offering one-time free screen replacement to its customers. The offer is valid till January 31, 2019.

Lava Z81 Features and Specifications

Lava Z81 features a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 282 ppi pixel density. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer of protection of top. Under the hood, the phone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 chipset clocked at 2GHz paired with PowerVR GE-class GPU. As mentioned earlier, there are two options in terms of storage 2GB RAM + 32GB onboard storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB onboard storage. There is an option to expand the storage up to 256GB using a microSD card. The dual-SIM phone runs Star OS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery which can last up to 1.5 days on a single charge, as claimed by the company (thanks to Lava’s AI technology).

In the camera department you get a single rear camera of 13-megapixel along with LED flash. The front also hosts a 13-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. The front camera also has LED flash support. The camera app comes loaded with features like Portrait Lighting, Real-time Bokeh, Face Beauty, HDR, Super Night, Filter, Template, Panorama, GIF Mode, Intelligent Selfie and more.

  • 5.7-inch HD+ IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 chipset
  • 2GB or 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of inbuilt storage (256GB expandable)
  • Star OS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3,000mAh battery capacity
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 13MP front camera

Connectivity options provided in Lava Z81 are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB 2.0 port, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.1, FM radio, and 3.5mm audio jack. For security purpose, there’s rear mounted fingerprint sensor as well as Face Unlock feature. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 152.2x73x7.9 mm and weighs about 141.6 grams.