LYF F1 smartphone launched at INR 13,399 with 16MP camera & 5.5-inch display

The smartphone arm of Reliance LYF launched a new smartphone in India. The new LYF F1 priced at INR 13,399. With this price point, it would be interesting to see the sales of this smartphone. Because before the launch of Jio services in India. The main thing about LYF smartphone was Jio preview offer. Now Jio providing the welcome offer to each and every 4G devices. So it would be interesting to see if this new smartphone can compete with other brands smartphones.

LYF F1 smartphone

At the launch event, the company also announced that it had sold more than 3 million smartphones in the third quarter. LYF F1 is limited edition smartphone and launched in Mumbai. Talking about the specifications of the smartphone, it comes with 5.5-inch display along with 1080*1920 pixel resolution screen. The pixel density of the screen is 400 PPI. The display comes with Gorilla Glass 4 protection as well. The dimension of the smartphone is 155.50 x 77.60 x 7.90mm and weighs around 153 grams.

There is 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor in the smartphone along with Adreno 405 GPU, 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage built-in. There is up to 64GB memory card support as well. Talking about the cameras of the smartphone, it equipped with 16-megapixel autofocus rear camera at the back along with LED flash. There is an 8-megapixel front shooter as well for selfies.

It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. Talking about the connectivity features of the smartphone, it is a dual SIM (Micro+Nano) smartphone and comes with 4G support. There is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS support as well. And obviously, it supports 4G VoLTE as well and comes with a Reliance Jio 4G SIM card. Talking about the sensors in the smartphone, it has a magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope. The smartphone comes with 3200 mAh battery out of the box and supports Quick Charge 3.0.

LYF is also touting some smart features of this device. It comes with built-in video player who pauses of user look away from the screen. We have seen this feature in other brand smartphones as well. LYF F1 also comes with ‘Smart Ring Technology,’ according to the company it decreases and increases the sound of ring depend on indoor and outdoor conditions.

Recently Jio announced that the Jio Welcome offer would be available to new customers until 3 December 2016 only. Although all subscribers can enjoy the JWO offer till 31 December 2016 which include unlimited free voice, data and SMS, After 3 December company will come up with some other consumer-friendly plans.

from Android Advices

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