Following the coming back of Micromax, another homegrown company Lava has revived its smartphone section in India today. The company has launched its new Z-series, which includes four variants, along with its first-ever fitness band. Lava’s Z-series smartphones, including the Lava Z1, Z2, Z4, and Z6 feature HD+ displays, MediaTek SoCs, up to triple-camera arrays, and a lot more.
Lava Z1 Specifications and Features
The Lava Z1 is the latest entry-level offering from the company. It has a traditional display with huge bezels on top and bottom. In fact, Lava says it’s the first smartphone to be designed in India and it is Military-Grade Certified. It measures 145.1 × 73.3 × 10.26 mm.
Upfront, you get a 5-inch FWVGA display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, 480x854p resolution, 195 PPI. It also has a less-powerful 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio A20 SoC. This is paired with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage.
For cameras, you get a 5MP f/2.2 sensor each on the front and back. Other features include a five-magnet speaker, 3,100mAh battery, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, USB 2.0 micro-USB, and 3.5mm audio jack. The website says it runs Android 10 but it’s probably a Go Edition considering it has only 2GB RAM.
Lava Z2, Lava Z4, Lava Z6 Specifications and Features
Essentially, the Lava Z2, Z4, Z6 share a lot of similarities in design and specs. However, we do have some distinctive differences between them. All three devices have the same 6.517-inch HD+ display with a water-drop notch and 20:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has a 2.5D curved screen with 1600x720p resolution, 263 PPI.
Under the hood, all three devices are powered by 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio G35 SoC. However, the Lava Z2 has a single 2GB RAM variant with 32GB storage. The Lava Z3 and Z4, on the other hand, have 4GB, 6GB RAM, and 64GB storage respectively. All three devices have a dedicated microSD slot for expansion up to 512GB storage.
Another important distinction lies in the Cameras. The Lava Z2 sport a vertical dual-camera setup with an AI logo on the back. There is a 13MP main, and a 2MP sensor with LED flash. Upfront, you get an 8MP selfie shooter.
Both the Lava Z3 and Z4 feature three lenses with a 13MP main, 5MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP tertiary sensor and a rear fingerprint sensor(not in Z2). Additionally, they have a higher 16MP selfie camera at the front. All three devices support 1080p rear video recording and have common features like Beauty Mode, HDR Mode, Burst Mode, Panorama, Night, AI Scene Detection, Bokeh Mode.
Other common features of Z2, Z4, Z6 include a Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G, 5,000mAh battery, dual-SIM 4G, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 5.0, dimensions of 164.5 x 75.8 x 9.0 mm, Flame Red and Aqua Blue colors, speakers at bottom-right of rear panel, and 190g weight.
Lava Z1, Lava Z2, Lava Z4, Lava Z6 Price and Availability
The prices of Lava Z1, Z2, Z4, and Z6 devices begin as low as INR 5,499($75). Although Lava gives you an option to upgrade to higher storage(for Z2, Z4, Z6 models) within a year, they have fixed variants of the devices too. Among them, Lava Z2, Lava Z4, Lava Z6 will go on sale from January 11 in India.
As for the lowest model, i.e., the Lava Z1, will go on sale at a later date from January 26. you can take a look at the entire pricing details below:
- Lava Z1 (2GB+16GB) – INR 5,499($75)
- Lava Z2 (2GB+32GB) – INR 6,999($95)
- Lava Z4 (4GB+64GB) – INR 8,999($123)
- Lava Z6 (6GB+64GB) – INR 9,999($136)
All the devices will be available for purchase online via Amazon, Lava e-store, and offline retailers across the country.