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Reliance Jio LYF Earth 1, LYF Water 1, LYF Water 2 announced: Price,specifications... - nairrk - 01-26-2016


Yesterday, we reported about Reliance Jio’s apparent plans to launch its LYF branded smartphones sometime in the first week of February. The smartphones will be available via Reliance Digital stores, but in the meantime, the upcoming smartphones have been listed on Reliance Digital’s online store. The listing reveals three smartphones, priced between Rs 14,690 and Rs 23,990.


The LYF Earth 1 will be among the first smartphones to be launched by the company. In line with earlier reports, the Earth 1 is a part of the premium segment and features what the company calls “a monolithic design with a rear glass finish.”

The LYF Earth 1 will be among the first smartphones to be launched by the company. In line with earlier reports, the Earth 1 is a part of the premium segment and features what the company calls “a monolithic design with a rear glass finish.”

On the photography front, the Earth 1 is equipped with a combination of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel cameras at the back with PureCel Technology, LED flash, and features like HDR, ChromaFLash, Re-Focus, Fast Focus, Foregrounder, Optizoom. From the features, it seems the second 2-megapixel camera is a depth sensor. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera.

The smartphone also features FM Radio, and a 3,500mAh battery that the company says is good enough for up to seven hours or talktime and up to 250 hours on standby mode. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, VoLTE, VoWiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.


Reliance Jio LYF Water 1 price, specifications and features: Another smartphone listed is the LYF Water 1 in white and black colors, priced at Rs 14,999. It flaunts a 5-inch 1080p LCD display, and it too is powered by a Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor but it is paired with 2GB of RAM. There is also 16GB internal storage, which can be further expanded using a microSD card.

The smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, FM Radio, and a 2,600mAh battery the company says is good enough for up to five hours of talktime and up to 185 hours on standby mode. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, VoLTE, VoWiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.


Reliance Jio LYF Water 2 price, specifications and features: The most affordable of the listed smartphones is the LYF Water 2, which is priced at Rs 14,690. It flaunts a 5-inch 720p LCD display and is powered by the same Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. On offer is 16GB internal storage, which can be further expanded using a microSD card.

The smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony Exmor RS IMX-214 lens, 5-megapixel selfie camera, FM Radio, and a 2,400mAh that the company says is good enough for up to 10 hours or talktime and up to 120 hours on standby mode. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, VoLTE, VoWiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

None of the LYF smartphones mentioned above are available to buy. They are currently only listed on the Reliance Digital online store, along with an enquiry form that can be filled to express interest in that smartphone.

As we have reported before, in  addition to the Earth and Water series of smartphones, Reliance Jio will also be launching smartphones in the Wind and Flame series.

While the company hasn’t made anything official yet, reports says that the LYF smartphones will initially launch in 13 cities, including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Baroda, Kochi, Hyderabad, Pune, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Indore and Patna. Furthermore, these smartphones will be bundled with a Jio SIM card and a plan that offers 50GB of 4G data, 5,000 minutes of talktime and up to 5,000 free SMS.

Source: http://www.bgr.in/news/reliance-jio-lyf-earth-1-lyf-water-1-lyf-water-2-announced-price-specifications-features/