JIO has launched 2 new smartphones in the Indian market, expanding their portfolio of budget 4G VOLTE smartphones. The new smartphones are called as LYF Wind 7S and Wind 7i.
LYF Wind 7S
The Wind 7S is priced at Rs. 5699 and comes with Dual Sim support. The smartphone offers 4G LTE as well as 4G VOLTE support, and you can make HD calls along with the JIO 4G data network.
The smartphone offers 5.0 Inch Display with HD resolution (1280*720) pixels. The Wind 7s screen has Asahi Glass protection and offers a high 293 PPI screen density. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) Chipset, a 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor. There is Adreno 304 GPU clocked at 400 MHz.
The Wind 7S comes with 2 GB of Ram and there is 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card. The smartphone has an 8 Mega pixel rear camera which comes with auto-focus and Led flash. There are camera features like Auto Frame Rate, Red Eye Reduction, Continuous Auto Focus, Video HDR.
The front camera is also decent for the price range with a 5 Mega Pixel lens. The Wind 7S comes with Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor but does not have a fingerprint scanner. The mobile runs on the Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has micro USB 2.0 port for connectivity.
Jio Lyf Wind 7s comes with 2250 mAH non removable battery which can offer mediocre battery life.
LYF Wind 7i
The LYF Wind 7i comes with the same looks and design as the Wind 7s, but is priced slightly cheaper at Rs. 4,999. There are some of the specs which are watered down in the Wind 7i when compared to the Wind 7s.
The storage space in the Wind 7i is 8 GB instead of the 16 GB available on the Wind 7S. There is also only 1 GB of ram in contrast to the 2 GB RAM available in the Wind 7S.
All the other specs are similar to the Wind 7s – Camera, battery capacity , processor and OS are all similar.
KEY SPECIFICATIONS JIO LYF Wind 7i
- Screen -5.0 inch IPS LCD display (1280*720) pixels , 292 PPI.
- Processor – Quad Core Snapdragon 210 Clocked at 1.3 GHz
- RAM – 1 GB
- Camera – 8 MP rear camera, 5 MP Selfie Camera.
- Storage – 8 GB with micro SD slot upto 128 GB.
- OS – Android Marshmallow 6.0
- Volte and 4G LTE support
- Dual Sim – Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner – NO
- Battery Capacity – 2250 mAh
- Thickness – 8.7 mm
- Weight – 156 grams
- Warranty – 2 years
- Price Rs. 4,999
Both the smartphones are essentially same, with some minor differences in Specs. The Wind 7S looks like a better deal with a little additional money to spare with more Ram and storage. Reliance JIO has also launched the LyF Water F1S smartphone for Rs. 10,099 which comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor (ultimate for gaming) and 3 GB RAM.
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