Reliance Retail’s Lyf brand has introduced two new smartphones in India, the Flame 2 and Wind 4. Both new Lyf smartphones are now listed on the company site. The Lyf Flame 2 is listed at Rs. 4,799 while the Lyf Wind 4 is priced at Rs. 6,799.
Similar to other Lyf-branded phones, the Lyf Flame 2 and Lyf Wind 4 smartphones support 4G LTE bands in India, FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz) and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz). Both handsets also support VoLTE (voice over LTE) with HD voice call compatibility.
The dual-SIM (regular SIM + Micro-SIM) supporting Lyf Flame 2 smartphone features a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) display with a pixel density of 245ppi and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The company says both SIM slots are 4G enabled; though, at one time only one SIM can use 4G while the other will work on 2G. The handset is powered by a 1GHz quad-core Media Tek MT6735M SoC clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It packs 8GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The Lyf Flame 2 sports a 5-mega pixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash along with a 2-mega pixel front-facing camera. Some of the camera features on the Lyf Flame 2 include face detection, and smile detection modes. Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB.
Measuring 124.2×64.8×10.3mm, the Lyf Flame 2 weighs 145 grams. It packs a 1500mAh battery rated to deliver up to 8 hours of talk time and up to 190 hours of standby time on 4G network. It will be available in White and Black colour variants.
The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Micro-SIM) Lyf Wind 4 sports a bigger 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS LCD display and also runs Android 5.1 Lollipop. Much like the Flame 2, the Wind 4 smartphone supports 4G on one SIM at a time. The smartphone is powered by 1.1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. It sports an 8-mega pixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 2-mega pixel fixed-focus front camera.
Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB apart from 4G. The handset measures 144x72x8.9mm and weighs 146 grams. The Lyf Wind 4 is backed by a 4000mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 28 hours of talk time and up to 630 hours of standby time.