Lava Z91 Full Specs, Review and Price

Lava Z91 image

Lava Z91 is one of the latest budget-friendly smartphones from the Lava. The smartphone was introduced in India with Face ID and targets those on a budget.

It’s built around the trending 18:9 aspect ratio screen. Furthermore, it sports an aluminium alloy overall unibody with glass on top. You also get 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space variants as well. Lets find out more.

Lava Z91 Specs and Features

・5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
・Android 7.1 Nougat with 3GB/2GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6739
・32GB/16GB built-in storage
・13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3000mAh non-removable Battery

Design And Display

The Z91 looks absolutely stunning for a budget smartphone. It looks stylish and elegant as usual. It has an aluminium alloy overall unibody with glass on top.

The body seems like what is used in manufacturing luxury watches. There’s a fingerprint scanner at the rear just in case you don’t like the Face Unlock feature.

Lava Z91

You get to see a bigger picture with the Z91 thanks to the full view display. The bezels have been reduced drastically by Lava for the theatre-like experience. It boasts of a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 282 pixels per inch density for sharp visuals. The screen also stretches up to 75.7% screen-to-body ratio.

Hardware and Software

The MT6739 chip from Mediatek runs the show here, it comes with 4-cores of processor clocking at 1.3GHz as well. While the PowerVR GE8100 graphics card handles graphics.

There are two variants when it comes to RAM and storage space. There’s a standard version with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. While the cheaper variant has 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat.

Camera And Connectivity

The 13MP rear camera has f/2.0 aperture, 1.12µm pixel size, autofocus and LED flash. While at the top bezel, there’s an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and a LED flash as well.

The Z91 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.

Battery And Availability

The Lava Z91 is powered by a non-removable 3000mAh battery with no fast charging technology. Lava Z91 is available on shopping stores, starting from $99 to $129, that’s about (N35,000 – N45,000).

Full Specification Of Lava Z91

LAUNCH
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. September 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)

DESIGN
・Material Type: Aluminium alloy + Glass
・Dimensions: 152 x 72.9 x 7.7 mm
・Colour: Blue
・Weight: 147g

・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.7-inch
・Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
・Pixel Density: 282ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 75.7%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 7.1 Nougat
・Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6739
・Graphics Processing Unit: PowerVR GE8100

STORAGE
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB/16GB
・RAM: 3GB/2GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 13MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Face Unlock: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・USB: 2.0
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 3000mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: No

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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