Reliance is riding strong; on one hand it has the successful Reliance Jio, which has been grabbing all eyeballs. It has won accolades from Indian market and has given a tough competition to other mobile networks.
And along with this, the company is even paying full attention on its flagships. Buzz has it that the Reliance Retail launched its Lyf F1 smartphone on Friday. This new device from Reliance has been priced at Rs. 13,399.
Sources have updated that the new Lyf F1 smartphone would be available for purchase from Reliance Digital stores from Friday.
Along with the launch of Lyf F1 smartphone, Reliance is even upping its marketing game and offering some attractive deals with the device. As heard from sources, Reliance is said to be giving away free Bluetooth speaker worth Rs. 3,000 beside, and has even announced to give 10% cashback offer for the Citibank cardholders. Moreover, the buyers will also be entitled to receive Reliance Retail gift voucher worth Rs. 15,000.
Lyf F1 Smartphone
As per Reliance, the Lyf F1 smartphone comes with various smart features which include: Smart Ring – the company claims that this allows users to locate the device even when it is put on the silent mode. Next feature is the Smart Play - this features allows an user to pause a playing video when looking away from the display. More than this, Lyf F1 smartphone also gives carrier aggregation which along with faster speeds also gives improved battery life.
Furthermore, it has also been learnt that Reliance Retail is also hyping RCS (Rich Communication Services), which the company claims gives superior messaging services on SMS, other than allowing a user to share files and location while being on a live call. And as is the case with other Lyf devcies, Lyf F1 smartphone will also come packed with Reliance Jio SIM card.
Talking about further features of the device, sources added that it’s a dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) device and runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Lyf F1 smartphone comes with 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display backed by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection and has pixel density of 400ppi. It is further backed by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 SoC (which has four cores clocked at 1.52GHz and four cores clocked at 1.21GHz). For storage it comes with 3GB of RAM.
Coming to the camera part, the Lyf F1 smartphone houses a 16MP primary camera which is laced with features such as PDAF and EIS. For selfies, it has 8MP front camera with autofocus. The device has an inbuilt storage of 32GB which is further expandable through microSD card (up to 128GB). Other than the usual 4G and VoLTE support, the Lyf F1 smartphone gives Micro-USB, GPS,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, and 3.5mm audio jack connectivity.
In terms of battery, the Lyf F1 smartphone comes packed with a 3200mAh non-removable battery which the company claims can last for one whole day.
The new Lyf F1 smartphone measures 155.5x77.6x7.9mm, and weighs 153 grams. Added sensors on it call for gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and electronic compass.
At an affordable price, the Reliance Lyf F1 smartphone is indeed offering some striking features. If you are looking for a budget device with high-end features, this can be an option to consider!