Lava Z61 Specs and Price

Lava Z61
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Let’s take a look at the slightly better version of the Lava Z60s in the form of the Lava Z61 with an all-around revamp to make sure this smartphone looks and feels better than the former. Moreso, this smartphone still has an entry-level spec sheet but with some added upgrades. However, the most obvious motivation here is its affordability which makes it accessible to all and sundry. This coming from Lava, a company that specializes in this type of smartphones.

Lava Z61 Key Specs and Features

  • 5,45-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Go-Edition)
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6739WW CPU with 1GB/2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage space, up to 32GB with a memory card
  • 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • 3, 000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

Lava Z61

Design and Display

Lava makes sure thiese smartphone keeps up with the recent trends in the industry with much of the back and front space imitating more premium designs. It has the screen surrounded with ideal bezel size and there is word of a Corning Gorilla Glass covering the screen. The back of the smartphone imitates iPhone’s old look with obvious antenna lines at the bottom and top where it has the camera with flash interrupting at the left side.

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On the visual end, the smartphone comes with an average sized display which is quite good for an entry-level smartphone. Besides that, the smartphone also seem to have a screen that goes from side but in reality there is a bit of bezel on the sides. The size of the screen is 5.45-inch with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels.

Battery and Camera

The smartphone comes equipped with a middle ground capacity with not much of a long streak of power type of battery. In the smartphone, you’ve got 3, 000mAh battery which is just about what you need to get through the day on normal use. The smartphone comes with a MicroUSB port at the bottom with of course no fast charge feature.

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Taking pictures on the Lava Z61 is much like in the other entry-level smartphones with manageable shots to be taken in daylight. There is an 8MP camera at the back of the phone and a 5MP camera to the selfie side of the same.

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Hardware and Software

Much of the innards on this smartphone is as described earlier for smartphones with a low price tag on them which is another name for entry-level. Staying put with what is on the Lva Z60s, the smartphone also depends on the quad-core MediaTek MT6739WW processor alongside the PowerVR GE8100 GPU. You’ve got an Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition model with 1GB RAM and another without the G0 Edition tag but with 2GB RAM. Both have 16GB storage space with an additional 32GB storage space with memory card supported.

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Lava Z61 Pricing and Availability

The smartphone is available for around 35, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Lava Z61 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Lava Z61:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
  • Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT6739WW
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8100
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Black
  • Dimension: 146.5 x 70.2 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 139g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.45-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner:
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Y-
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Lava Z61 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: December 25th, 2018
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