Lava Z4 Review: Great Battery, Performance & Features | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 24/02/2021 06:10 PM IST.
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Lava on 07/01/2021 launched the Z4 which is a budget android smartphone in India priced at Rs.8,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Battery [8.4/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which does not support fast charging. The battery life should be pretty great as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 12nm fabrication of the SOC.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7:30 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

2. Performance [8.3/10]
Device comes with Mediatek Helio G35 12nm SOC & runs Android 10 OS with stock android interface on top. The overall performance should be great as it features,
  • 4 ARM-Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 2.3 Ghz & 4 ARM-Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.8 Ghz with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. 
  • 4GB RAM & 64GB eMMC 5.1 Storage.
3. Features [8.3/10]
The device comes with great features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Proximity.
  • Connectivity options: Single-Band WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 5.0 (A2DP & LE), USB Type-C port, GPS (A-GPS), Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, VoLTE) & dedicated Micro SD card slot. 
  • Audio features: Single speaker & 3.5mm headphone jack.
4. Form Factor [8/10]
  • Dimensions: 164.5 x 75.8 x 9 mm & Weight: 190 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 front, Plastic back & frame.
5. Display [7.9/10]
Device comes with 6.51 inch display which should offer pretty great quality as it features,
  • IPS LCD 60Hz refresh rate panel with HD+ [720 X 1600 pixels] resolution.
  • Pretty good 263 ppi sharpness & 20:9 aspect ratio.
6. Camera [7.7/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be great [8.2/10] in day & pretty good [6.6/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.3],
  • Main: 13MP with f/1.85 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1.12 micron pixel, 1/3.06" sensor size, AF & HDR.
  • Ultrawide: 5MP.
  • Depth: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps]. It features Beauty mode, Burst mode, Slow motion mode, AI scene detection, Ultrawide mode, Night mode & Portrait mode.
  • Front: 16MP with f/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1.0 micron pixel, 1/3.06" sensor size & FF.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
7. Box Contents: Lava Z4 [Device itself], Adapter, USB Type-C cable, Sim Tool & Case.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.8,999.
1 Variants: 4+64GB. 
2 Colors: Aqua Blue & Flame Red.
Availability: Available from 11/01/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Great battery   - Camera quality could be slightly better 
 + Great performance   - Display quality could be slightly better 
 + Great features   - Slightly better SOC could be used
 + Pretty great build   - No fast charging
 + Pretty great display   
 + Pretty good camera   

1. Product Rating: 8.1/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.1/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.6/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Lava Z4 is a great smartphone at a very good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a great smartphone that offers great battery, performance & features in the 9K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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