Lava Z92 (3GB RAM)  +1 variation

price₹ 9,999 onwards

launchJan, 2019


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  • The Lava Z92 is one of the better looking smartphones to come out of the manufacturer's stable
  • It is also sleek, light, and feels good when held in the hand (the curved sides help)
  • The Ocean Blue colour looks refreshing for this price segment
  • The glossy back looks good too
  • The positioning of the fingerprint sensor is good, and it is easy to reach, and pretty responsive
  • There is a reasonably good face unlock too
  • The back is a fingerprint magnet however and picks up smudges quite easily (Lava does ships a transparent case in the box though, which helps keep smudges off)


  • Large 6.22 inch notched-display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and pretty good sunlight legibility
  • The phone has thin bezels at the top and the sides, but one at below the display is considerably thicker


  • Lava's Star OS UI on Android is decent and has some useful add-ons: gesture navigation, gesture shortcuts, and power saving modes
  • It does come with a considerable amount of bloatware preinstalled though


  • The phone comes with modest hardware with the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC an 3GB of RAM - it's decent performance for day-to-day use - but app loading is on the slow side, and gameplay in complex games like PUBG is sub-optimal


  • Pretty decent rear camera, especially in daylight conditions - it manages to get the exposure right and offers good details
  • The Studio mode can be used to take shots with a bokeh effect - although edge detection is only average
  • Video recording maxes out at 1080p and there's no stabilisation which results in shaky clips
  • Selfies from the front camera don't have very good details - however you can use the Intelligent Selfie mode which uses the higher resolution rear camera and helps you frame a shot with voice prompts when you can't see the screen - these shots predictably turn out to be better


  • Good battery life - with a 3260mAh battery and some good software optimization - you will get a day of use even with heavy usage
  • Decent charging speed (though there is no support for 'fast charging') - the supplied 10W charger is capable of charging the phone in 1 hour and 40 minutes, and it charges to 63 percent in one hour


  • On the whole, the Lava Z92 isn't a bad phone, but the competition simply offers more powerful smartphones at the same price - you will want to look at the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1, and the Nokia 5.1 Plus

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Lava Z92 (3GB RAM) Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 8.1 OreoLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size6.22 inches
Screen Resolution720x1520 pixels (~ 270 pixels per inch)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal BezelsYes
Screen DesignWide Notch
Screen Refresh Rate60 HzStandard
Display Features
  • IPS Incell
  • Notch Display
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Face UnlockYes
Processor2 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek Helio P22Ranked #81 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes, up to 256 GB
Battery Capacity3260 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)338 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)23.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Audio Playback Time (Speaker): 18 hrs
  • YouTube Playback Time: 5:31 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 5:54 hrs
Weight159 gmMedium
Thickness8.04 mmMedium
Width75.8 mmOk for one-handed use
Primary Camera13MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • 1.12um Pixel Size
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 76.4° Field-Of-View
  • Portrait Lighting
  • Real-time Bokeh
  • HDR
  • Super Night Mode
  • Panorama
  • GIF Mode
  • Time Lapse
Secondary Camera8MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Screen Flash
  • 1.12um Pixel Size
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 84.2° Field-Of-View
  • Face Beauty
  • Intelligent Selfie
Connecting PortUSB
WiFi DirectYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
App StoreGoogle Play Store
FM RadioYes
  • Smart AI Gaming Mode
  • Smart Gestures
  • Super Power Saver Mode

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