Lava X81

price Rs. 8,999 onwards | launch Jun, 2016
magic score ?
54.1
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#142
of 484 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 2 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Nice looking, compact design
  • Stylish looks
  • The 5-inch screen size means it is more suited to those who don't care for big screens - it fits easily in your hand or jeans pocket, and using it with one-hand is not a problem
  • Decent overall performance, with ample 3GB of RAM

What We Didn't

  • Average rear and front cameras
  • Average battery life
  • Can sometimes take a long time to charge
  • No fingerprint sensor

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Full Lamination
  • 2.5D Curved Glass Display
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.3 GHz, Quad Core, MediaTek
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2700 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)300 hrs
Battery Talktime17.80 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)9.80 hrs
Dimensions
Weight141 gm
Thickness8.4 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Beauty-fi Software for face sliming
  • Smoothing
  • Eye Widening and Whitening
  • Dual LED Flash
  • 1.12 Micron Pixel Size
  • F2.0 Aperture
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Flash
  • 84-degree Wide-angle Lens
  • F/2.4 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
FM RecordingYes
More
  • Motion Gestures
  • Smart Wake Up
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average brand rating
2.83/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Average
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Very Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys