As Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio is getting ready to launch its 4G services, the company has silently launched its LYF branded 4G phones in India. The company’s LYF Water 1, Water 2 and Earth 1 smartphones are now available from Reliance Digital’s website. While the LYF Water 1 is available for Rs 14,999, the Water 2 costs Rs 14,690 and Earth 1 costs Rs 23,990. However, the MRP of Earth 1 is mentioned as Rs 25,800, while that of Water 1 is Rs 17,399. The Water 2’s MRP is mentioned as Rs 15,499.
Note that Reliance Jio had earlier announced to bring smartphones under Earth, Water, Wind and Fire. As of now no phone under the Wind and Fire series have been launched.
As per the listing, the Earth 1 comes in a monolithic design with 7.2 mm aluminium frame and rear glass finish. Available in white colour, this phone has a 5.5 inch AMOLED display with full HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution, 1.5 Ghz Snapdragon 615 octa core processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage and 32 GB of expandable storage slot.
It has two rear cameras – one of 13 megapixel resolution and the secondary camera is of 2 MP resolution and is perhaps meant to offer better focus. A 5 megapixel camera is in its front. The LYF Earth 1 is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system and has a 3500 mAh battery that claims to offer 6.3 hours of 4G talktime. The dual SIM Earth 1 offers 4G, micro USB 2.0 port, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It weighs 162.5 grams.
LYF Water 1
This 122 grams weighing phone has a 5 inch full HD display, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon 615 octa core processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB of internal storage and a 32 GB micro SD card slot. Besides, the LYF Water 1 has the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, and a 2600 mAh Li-Po battery that claims to offer 4.5 hours of 4G talktime.
The LYF Water 1 has dual SIM offering 4G connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and micro USB 2.0 port. It comes in black and white colours.
LYF Water 2
The 135 grams weighing LYF Water 2 offers a 5 inch HD display, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, 32 GB micro SD card slot, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon 615 octa core processor, 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera and a 2400 mAh battery.
This dual SIM smartphone also offers 4G connectivity, micro USB port, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi. It is available in silver colour.