Lava Z3 has been announced in India. It is a new entry-level phone feaures the modest Helio A20 chipset. Other notable features include a waterdrop notch screen, a large battery, and a fingerprint scanner.
The Lava Z3 sports a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel that offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 263 ppl pixel density, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The rear side of the phone has an attractive patterned design. It is one of the few entry-level phones available in the Indian market with a rear-facing fingerprint scanner and a speaker grille.
The rear shell of the Lava Z3 also features a dual-camera setup, which includes an 8-megapixel main camera, a secondary lens, and an LED flash. The front side of the phone has a 5-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture. The handset offers photography features such as HDR mode, AI mode, night mode, portrait mode, beauty mode, filters, AR stickers, GIF mode, time-lapse, and smile capture. It comes preinstalled with the Android 11 OS.
The Helio A20 powered Z3 has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. For additional storage, it has a microSD card slot. The handset draws power from a 5,000mAh battery.
The handset offers other features such as face unlock, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The device measures 164.5 x 73.8 x 8.9mm and weighs 192 grams.
Lava Z3 specifications
Chipset: MediaTek Helio A20 MT6761D
CPU: 1.8GHz Quad-Core
GPU: IMG PowerVR GE8300
Display: 6.517″ HD+ 1600×720 20:9, IPS, Gorilla Glass 3
Storage: 32GB (supports microSD up to 512GB)
Main camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.0
Front camera: Single – 5 MP, f/2.2
OS: Android 11
Dimension: 164.5 x 73.8 x 8.9mm
USB: USB Type-C
Earphone Jack: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes (rear)
Colors: Striped Blue, Striped Cyan
Others: VoLTE, Dual SIM (nanoSIM)
- 2G bands: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- 3G bands: WCDMA 900/2100MHz
- 4G bands:
- LTE FDD B1/B3/B5/B8
- LTE TDD B40/B41
Lava Z3 Price and Availability
The Lava Z3 is priced at INR 8,499 (~$111) in India. It is available in two colors such as Striped Blue and Striped Cyan. The handset is now listed for purchase on Amazon India and Flipkart.