Reliance Retail launched a special edition handset from LYF Smartphone, named as LYF F1. Reliance has been promoting LYF branded handsets in India and this Future One (F1) device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 617 processor.
As per the company, this special edition smartphone is designed to tap the fullest potential of Jio network. It is equipped with Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology to give improved data transfer rate and battery juice on the all-IP network.
Reliance LYF F1 Specifications:
The Reliance LYF F1 smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full HD display (1920x1080 pixels resolution) with 400ppi pixel density and shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa-Core chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card).
On the imaging front, the LYF F1 special edition device supports a 16-megapixel primary camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus and dual LED flash. An 8-megapixel front camera with auto focus is a decent spec for selfies. Connectivity wise, the LYF F1 is a dual SIM (4G+2G) handset where both SIM slots are 4G enabled. However, at one time only one slot can be used for 4G while the other will work on 2G. It supports VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, micro-USB and 3.5mm audio jack options.
Loaded with Smart Ring Feature:
The Reliance LYF F1 smartphone is backed by a 3200mAh non-removable battery and weighs 153 grams. The company claims that the smartphone is equipped with the Smart Ring Feature allows the user to find the handset even if it is on silent mode. Like other LYF handsets, this special edition smartphone is bundled with Reliance Jio SIM card.
Regarding availability, the smartphone is ready for sale in all Reliance Digital stores at a price of ₹ 13,399. As a promotional offer, you will receive ₹ 15,000 worth Reliance Retail gift voucher and ₹ 3,000 worth Bluetooth speaker. That’s a good deal but without fingerprint sensor looks over-priced!