Lava Z3 Review: Great Battery, Performance & Features | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 17/02/2022 12:30 AM IST.
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Lava on 16/11/2021 launched the Z3 which is a budget android smartphone in India priced at Rs.7,499 & 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 [8.2/10]
Device comes with Mediatek Helio A20 12nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with stock android interface on top. The overall performance should be great as it features,
  • 4 ARM-Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.8 Ghz with PowerVR GE8300 GPU. 
  • 2GB RAM & 32GB eMMC 5.1 Storage.
3. Features [8.2/10]
The device comes with great features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Basic sensors such as Accelerometer & 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 8.9 mm & Weight: 192 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 [7.4/10]
Device comes with [2] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera with LED flash. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be pretty great [7.8/10] in day & pretty good [6.4/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.3],
  • Main: 8MP with f/2.0 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1.12 micron pixel, AF & HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps]. It features Beauty mode, Burst mode Night mode & Portrait mode.
  • Front: 5MP with f/2.2 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1.12 micron pixel & FF.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
7. Box Contents: Lava Z3 [Device itself], Adapter, USB Type-C cable, Sim Tool & Case.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.7,499.
1 Variants: 3+32GB. 
1 Colors: Striped Blue.
Availability: Available from 22/07/2021 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   - No fingerprint sensor 
 + Pretty great build   - No fast charging
 + Pretty great display   
 + Pretty great camera   

1. Product Rating: 8.03/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.3/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.65/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Lava Z3 is a pretty 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 7K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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