Lava Z91 – Budget Friendly Smartphone with Face ID – Review, Specs and Price

Lava Z91 has been launched in India as the latest smartphone from the company with Face Identification Technology (Face ID). Lots of affordable smartphones now comes with the trending feature, which might be the death of the fingerprint scanner.

Just like we saw on the latest Camon X from Tecno, the face identification technology is here to stay. Apart from the feature, the Z91 boasts of 32GB storage and 3GB RAM, offering great value for money. Want to know more? Stay with me.

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Lava Z91

The device sports a Metal overall unibody that’s non-removable. Definitely the best looking Lava smartphone thus far. I like the fact they still integrated the rear fingerprint scanner just incase, or for those who don’t like the Face ID.

Lava Z91

The rear camera and LED flash are in the popular position, horizontal at the top left corner. There’s also a rear loudspeaker at the bottom corner as well, the sleek and classy device measures 7.7mm in thickness. Overall, it weighs 147g and available in only Blue colors.


Lava Z91

Dishes out a full view display with an 18:9 aspect ratio screen, which flows with the current trend among OEMs. From where the selfie camera, LED flash and speaker grille is, we can tell the screen could be expanded further if they’d really wanted to.

Lava Z91

The 5.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. With 282 pixel per inch density, details on the screen should come out but don’t expect magic in this department. Impressively, the screen stretches up to 75.7 % screen to body ratio, offering more screen than bezels.

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Hardware and Software

Behind the bezel-less screen is the Mediatek MT6739 chip with Quad-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor reaches a disappointing speed of 1.3GHz with 28nm process technology for a smooth ride. Handling graphics is the PowerVR GE8100 graphics processor.

Offering great value for money, it comes with 3GB RAM with a memory speed of 667MHz. To store up files and apps, 32GB storage space is available as well and upgradeable up to 128GB with a memory card. The Lava Z91 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.


Lava Z91

The 8MP selfie camera has f/2.2 aperture and face identification technology (Face ID). The feature allows you to unlock the phone with a look, according to the company. There’s a front LED flash as well, which can be used to unlock the device at night.

The 13MP rear camera has f/2.0 aperture, 1.12 µm pixel size and LED flash capturing quality photographs. Features on the rear camera includes autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and others. Record high definition videos of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second.

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Powering the Lava Z91 is a 3000mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery with no fast charging technology. Even without the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take more than 2.5 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.


Lava Z91 Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Lava Z91
Announced March, 2018
Released March, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano + Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Metal
Dimensions 152 x 72.9 x 7.7 mm
Weight 147g
Protection Yes
Colours Blue


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.7-inch
Resolution 720 x 1440 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 282ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 75.7%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No


Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED


Android 7.1 Nougat
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Mediatek MT6739
CPU Quad-Core 1.3GHz
GPU PowerVR GE8100
Internal Storage 32GB
Yes, up to 128GB
Fingerprint (Rear)
Ambient Light
Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Recognition No


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones


Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Lava Z91 Price and Availability Status?

The Lava Z91 is available on Shopping stores starting from $159 (N45,000) to $199 (N65,000). Click on the links above to view the latest Lava Z91 price & availability on Shopping stores.

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