Lava Z81 is new Android smartphone from Lava mobile featuring 5.7 HD IPS display, 2/3GB RAM, 16/32GB ROM, Android 8. 1 Oreo, fingerprint, 13MP + 13MP front and back camera and 3000 mAh non-removable battery.

However, the new Lava Z81 is an upgrade to the Lava Iris 51 which I recently reviewed. If what you want is a smartphone with good features then Lava Z81 is what you need.

It’s okay if you have not heard about this brand (Lava) before but trust me, they have something good to offer and I don’t see them being inferior to others.

Lave Z81 phone specs and price in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana

Note: Lava Z81 comes in 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM and 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM, their prices also defers but I will explain later.

Lava Z81 Key features and Price

This smartphone looks unique and has some interesting featuring you can’t ignore but what are those features?

Let quickly take a closer look at the key features and functionalities of his phone before we proceed to the price and full specifications.

 Model NameLava Z81
Screen Size5.7-inch HD IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
ProcessorMediaTek Helio A22 Quad-core 2.0GHz
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
ROM16/32GB (Expandable up to 128GB)
Camera Resolution13 MP rear camera and 13 MP front camera with flash
Battery3000 mAh removable battery
Sim, Card SlotDual SIM + SD Card


Price and Availability

The phone is currently available in most of the Africa countries selling at the rate of ₦53,000 (3GB/32GB) and ₦43,500 (2GB/16GB) in Nigeria, then GH₵ 699 (3GB/32GB) and GH₵ 585 (2GB/16GB) in Ghana while in Kenya it goes at KSh 13,999 (3GB/32GB) and KSh 11,999 (2GB/16GB)

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You can read: Lava Iris 51 phone Specs & Price

Specification Overview

The Z18 is a well-designed smartphone with perfect size, 5.7 inches and 720×1440 pixels resolution that doesn’t look bigger or smaller but definitely offers a wide display screen of 18:9 aspect ratio protected with Gorilla Glass.

Lava Z81 is equipped with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, enhanced with fast MediaTek Helio A22 Quad-core 2.0GHz  processor. however, you have nothing to worry about in terms of performance and stability.

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In other words, you have some choice to make in terms of memory as it comes in 2GB Random access memory + 16GB internal storage memory but if you need more you can go for 3GB + 32GB version.

When it comes to the camera this phone comes with 13 Megapixel front camera with LCD flash and 13 Megapixel back camera with flash which should be able to produce high-quality images and video.

Having strong 3000 mAh battery capacity gives you more playing time and fun you need though, 3000 might not be a big deal to those using other smartphones with 4000 – 5000 mAh batteries.

Other interesting features this phone has is fingerprint and face ID unlock sensors that let you secure your phone, 4G LTE network for better data connectivity and dual Sim that enable you to use different mobile network in one phone.

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Full Specifications

Type/Size5.7-inch HD IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen ResolutionHD 720×1440 pixels
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
CPUMediaTek Helio A22 Quad-core 2.0GHz
SIM/Card Slot2 SIM + micro SD
Internal Storage16/32 GB
Card SlotmicroSD, up to 128 GB
Primary13 MP camera
Secondary13 MP front selfie camera
TypeLi-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
OTG SupportYes
Fast Charging
WLAN802.11b/g/n wireless internet
Network2G/3G and Active 4G on both SIM cards
SensorAccelerometer, proximity, Face ID, Fingerprint
FM RadioYes
Bluetoothv 4.10
USBmicro USB 2.0
Speaker & Audio Jack3.5mm
NavigationsGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
ColorsBlack, Blue, Gold