Reliance Jio has changed the way people used to think about Internet connectivity in India. While it has a lot of happy customers, there are a lot of customers who don’t like JIO. There were claims in the past about Reliance selling user data. The LYF F1 is the latest device from Reliance.
The Reliance LYF F1 will be available for purchase from the Reliance Digital stores for Rs. 13,399. Reliance is also offering a Bluetooth speaker worth Rs. 3,000 and if you are a CITI Bank cardholder, you shall get 10% cashback on the purchase of the phone. Purchasers will also get a Reliance Retail gift voucher worth Rs. 15,000. In case you looking forward to knowing more about the device then you shall look into the specs mentioned below.
LYF F1 Specs and Details
Network & SIM
The LYF F1 has a DUAL SIM card slot (Micro and Nano), so you can insert two SIM cards in it. As we all know, even the cheapest smartphone from LYF supports 4G, even the LYF F1 supports 4G. To be specific below are the list of network bands supported by the LYF F1.
- 4G LTE-FDD 850/1800MHz
- 4G LTE-TDD 2300MHz (B40)
- WCDMA 900/2100MHz (B1)
- GSM 1900/1800/850/900 (B2/B3/B5/B8)
The LYF F1 has a 5.5-inch FHD IPS display with the screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, Reliance has also added the Gorilla Glass 4 for protecting the display from damages. The smartphone looks simple and just like other LYF F1, It has the LYF branding at the bottom of the screen.
Like all the other phones from LYF, the LYF F1 also would operate on the most loved Android operating system. To be specific, the LYF F1 would operate on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. The phone has good enough specs to support the Android Nougat, However, LYF is not so good at providing OS Updates. But, you shall soon visit XDA Developers forum to get Nougat working on it.
LYF F1 Processor, RAM, and Storage
The Processor is one of the most important things to look at while buying a smartphone. Better the processor, lesser is the time taken to complete operations. The LYF F1 comes with the 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 Octa Core processor. The first four cores are clocked at 1.52 GHz, and the other four cores are clocked at 1.21 GHz.
Processor and the RAM depend on each other, a good combination of both can make the phone run like a beast. The LYF F1 has 3 GB of RAM. Seeing the specs, it can be said that it will be able to perform tasks quickly. A good processor with more RAM won’t be able to handle many tasks and a Phone with good RAM but less processor speed won’t be able to perform tasks quickly. The LYF F1 has good enough processor and RAM according to its price.
The LYF F1 comes with 32 GB Internal memory and is expandable up to 128 GB. So if you are someone who has the habit of storing a lot of stuff on your mobile phone, you don’t have to worry, you can just insert a microSD card and store all your stuff.
LYF F1 Camera Details
The Camera is another important thing which every smartphone buyer looks for. The LYF F1 has a 16MP Rear camera with PSAF and besides the powerful rear camera, it also has 8 MP front camera. So if you are a selfie freak, you don’t have to worry about getting an ugly selfie, as the 8MP front facing shooter won’t disappoint you! However, there is no much of image processing on the LYF Phones, so if you are expecting good quality image processing then you won’t have it.
Battery & Price
A lot of people now are ready to use a slightly slower phone for a good battery life. When it comes to the LYF smartphones, it also becomes important for a good battery life, as most of them will be using those smartphones as a WiFI hotspot. The LYF F1 has a 3,300 mAH non-removable battery, which shall give you good battery life.