Reliance Jio has plans to roll out 4G services in India soon to compete with Airtel , Vodafone and Idea. Jio also has launched 4G enabled smartphones under the LYF Brand. Reliance Jio also wants to compete with the smartphone sellers like, Micromax , Xiaomi and Lenovo.
They also will have a distinct advantage of bundling 4G data at cheap rates with the new smartphones. As per known sources it can be as cheap as Rs. 50 per GB of data.
Reliance’s LYF brand smartphones are now official and are sold through the Reliance digital store.
The LYF smartphones were seen in newspapers ads and now three LYF mobiles are listed on Reliance Digital website too. Lets check out what reliance is offering as far as specs goes in the 3 new smartphones.
Reliance Jio LYF Earth 1 (4G LTE)
Most expensive LYF mobile is ‘LYF Earth 1’. LYF Earth 1 is priced at Rs 23,990. It sports 5.5 inch AMOLED display with 1920x1080p resolution with 401 ppi.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz with 3 GB RAM.
LYF Earth 1 has Dual Rear Camera one of 13 MP and another 2 MP for better image resolution. It has 5 MP Front Camera for selfies. The Dual Sim smartphone has 2G, 3G as well as 4G support.
LYF Earth 1 comes with 32 GB internal storage and it is expandable up-to 64 GB Storage with micro-SD card. It has 3500 mAh battery. The mobile has 7.25 mm thickness and weighs 162 grams.
The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The main feature to highlight is metal body and Dual Rear Camera on the mobile.
Reliance Jio LYF Water 1
Reliance Jio launches 3 New 4G LTE Smartphones – Another mobile listed on website is ‘LYF Water 1’. LYF Water 1 is priced at Rs 14,999. It comes with 5 inch display with 1080p resolution. It has 13 MP Rear Camera and 5 MP front camera with 80 degree wide angle lens for selfies.
LYF Water 1 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core processor and comes with 2 GB RAM. It has 16 GB internal storage and can be expanded via microSD card.
It has 2600 mAh battery capacity. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop. It will be available in two colour options i.e. Black and White.
The last LYF mobile is ‘LYF Water 2’. It is somewhat cheaper than LYF Water 1. It is is priced at Rs 14,690.
LYF Water 1 and LYF Water 2 have similar specs.
The smartphone is priced at Rs. 14,999.
Reliance Jio LYF Water 2
LYF Water 2 is also powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core processor and has same 2 GB RAM. Also, it has same 16 GB internal memory and can be expanded via microSD card.
But, LYF Water 2 flaunts 5 inch screen with 720p display.
The battery capacity is 2400 mAh. The Rear Camera is 13 MP and carries Sony Exmor RS MX-214 lens and for selfies it has a 5 MP front camera.
These smartphones will bundle Free Reliance Jio Sim card with offers like 50 GB of 4G data, 5000 minutes of free talk-time and 5000 Free SMS as was reported by Economic times yesterday.
Also, LYF Wind and LYF Flame series will launch soon which are going to be budget smartphones from Reliance Jio.
We will have to consider the goodies that reliance is offering with the smartphones, but again the prices are higher or at least equivalent to most established brands as far as the smartphones are concerned.