Reliance Jio has already launched 4G services for its employees, and it will soon be launching smartphones under its LYF brand. The first smartphone to launch is the LYF Earth 1, and it has already got the hands-on treatment ahead of launch.
Ahead of the commercial launch, a hands-on video of the Lyf Earth 1 smartphone from The Quint has revealed the smartphone’s specifications and features. As per earlier reports, Reliance Jio will be launching four different series of smartphones under the LYF brand, named after the four elements – ‘Earth’, ‘Water’, ‘Wind’ and ‘Flame’. The Earth 1 will be the first smartphone to launch, and will be in the super-premium segment.
Reliance Jio LYF Earth 1 specifications and features: The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) AMOLED display with a pixel density of 401ppi, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU. It features 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded using a microSD card.
On the photography front, the smartphone comes with 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual cameras at the back, which are supplemented with a 5-megapixel selfie camera up front. It also features a 3,500mAh battery and runs on Android Lollipop. The smartphone is packaged in an impressive 7.25mm body, and weighs around 162 grams.
Besides 4G LTE connectivity, the talking points of these smartphones under the LYF brand are their VoLTE and VoWiFi capabilities. There is no word on the pricing of the Lyf Earth 1.