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Lava Z60s (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6739
PowerVR GE8100
1 GB / 16 GB
5 inch (720 x 1280 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Lava announced the launch of the Z60s smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Lava Z60s phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6739 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Lava Z60s smartphone comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inch phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (720 x 1280 px). This screen can reproduce accurate and vibrant colors. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The Z60s also features a 5 MP front-facing camera.

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Lava Z60s specifications

BrandLava
NameZ60s
ModelZ60S
Release date2018

Body

Weight4.8 oz
Dimensions5.68 x 2.81 x 0.33 inch
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Lava Z60s is about 4.8 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Lava smartphone are average (5.68 x 2.81 x 0.33 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo)
SoCMediatek MT6739
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100
PerformanceAnTuTu v9: 56231

The Lava Z60s comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The Z60s has a Mediatek MT6739 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The Z60s utilizes PowerVR GE8100 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen.

PowerVR GPUs are a popular choice for mobile device manufacturers, and are known for their power efficiency and strong performance. We use AnTuTu app to measure general processing performance. AnTuTu Benchmark is the most popular benchmark app for Android phones.

Display

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inch
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 5 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Lava Z60s is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.

Memory

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Z60s has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory of Lava Z60s (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.

Camera

Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera5 MP

The Z60s offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Z60s is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Z60s smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Lava Z60s supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. To connect to a Wi-Fi network on the Lava Z60s, you simply need to go to the Wi-Fi settings on the device, select the network you want to connect to, and enter the password.

The Z60s smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board.

The Z60s isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The Z60s phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The Z60s has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Z60s smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery

TypeLi-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Z60s isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Lava phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Lava Z60s phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Lava Z60s, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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