Lava Z81 With ‘Studio Photography’ Features Launched For Rs 9,499

Lava has introduced the all new Lava Z81 smartphone today in India. The USP of the phone is that it comes with AI driven photography features. The smartphone also offers decent specs for its affordable price tag.

Lava Z81 Specifications and Features

The Lava Z81 smartphone features a metallic body. The handset measures 152.2 x 73 x 7.9mm and it weighs 141.6 grams. It features a 5.7-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display is shielded a layer of Gorilla Glass 3.

The 2.0 GHz MediaTek Helio P22 chipset that powers the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 6, Vivo Y81 and Lenovo K9 powers the Lava Z81 smartphone as well. The SoC is assisted with up to 3 GB of RAM and it has an inbuilt storage of 32 GB. For additional storage, the Lava Z1 offers a microSD card slot.

Lava Z81

The 3,000mAh battery of the phone promises 4G talk time of around 21 hours and continuous audio playback in full volume for nearly 28 hours. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS that is overlaid with Star OS 5.0 user interface. The Z81 offers various features for extending the battery life of the phone such as power saver mode, super-power saver mode, app intelligent power saver mode and smart clean.

A 13-megapixel camera with LED flash sits on the front as well as rear sides of the Lava Z81. The AI Studio Mode brings six kinds of photography enhancement features. The Splash Mode can used for addinga bokeh effect. The Stage Light feature turns the background of the image black to focus more on the subject. The Stage Light Mono turns the subject into monochrome with black colored background. The Natural Light Mode retains the natural skin tone of the subject and adds a bokeh effect. Vibrant Mode brightens the facial features of the subject and Contour Mode dramatically lights of the facial features with bokeh effect for the background.

The smartphone is equipped with connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE, support for dual SIM cards, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, microUSB 2.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For security, the smartphone offers both face unlock and a fingerprint scanner.

Lava Z81

Lava Z81 Pricing and Availability

The Lava Z81 comes in 2 GB and 3 GB RAM models. The pricing of the 2 GB RAM variant is yet to be disclosed. The 3 GB RAM model of the Z81 carries a price tag of Rs. 9,499. Its color variants are Black and Gold.

Without revealing the exact release date, Lava has confirmed that the smartphone will be soon made available for purchase through Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. Customers who purchase the Lava Z81 before January 31st , 2019 can take advantage of the special launch offer of a free one-time screen replacement.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.