Feb 29: Reliance Digital earlier this month listed its entry-level Lyf-branded smartphone, the Flame 1, on its website. The company on Sunday officially launched the smartphone along with a new Lyf Wind 6 (seen above) smartphone as well. While the Lyf Flame 1 is priced at Rs. 6,490, the Lyf Wind 6 costs Rs. 7,090 at the Reliance Digital website. The handsets can be purchased from the company’s physical Reliance Digital outlets.
Similar to other Lyf-branded phones, the Lyf Flame 1 and Lyf Wind 6 support 4G LTE bands in India – FDD Band 3 (1800MHz) and TDD Band 40 (2300MHz).
The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Micro-SIM) supporting Lyf Flame 1 (seen below) smartphone features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display with a pixel density of 218ppi and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The handset is powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 304 GPU (at 400MHz). It packs 8GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Lyf Flame 1 sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. This can be considered the highlight of the handset at this price point. Some of the camera features on the Lyf Flame 1 include face detection, blink detection, and smile detection modes. Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB.
Measuring 132.6×66.2×9.3mm, the Lyf Flame 1 weighs 138 grams. It packs a 2000mAh Li-Po battery rated to deliver up to 8 hours of talk time and up to 200 hours of standby time. It is available in White, Black, Dark Blue, and Dark Red colour variants.
The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Micro-SIM) Lyf Wind 6 sports a bigger 5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) resolution IPS display and also runs Android 5.1 Lollipop. The processor, RAM, inbuilt storage, expandable storage limit, front and rear facing cameras stay the same as the Lyf Flame 1. Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB. The handset measures 143.5x72x8.7mm and weighs 156 grams.
The Lyf Wind 6 is backed by a 2250mAh Li-Po battery, which is rated to deliver up to 6 hours of HD video playback and up to 32 hours of audio playback. Both the handsets feature VoLTE connectivity and VoWi-Fi as well. It is available in White, Black, and Gold colour variants.