Reliance enters the mobile market with its new Lyf brand. Reliance Retail’s Lyf brand on Monday launched a brand-new smartphone in India, the Lyf Earth 2, at an event in Mumbai. The smartphone is one of the most pricey Lyf-branded mobile phone yet, valued at Rs. 20,999. It will be offered in Black, Green, Gold, and also White colour versions.
The company is boasting the Lyf Earth 2’s Smart+ Security, as the mobile phone has three safety functions – a traditional pattern/PIN-based unlock, a retina unlock, as well as a fingerprint sensing unit. Customers can likewise secure the photos as well as videos stored in the gallery, along with encrypting different social networks applications. The business is also touting the Smart+ Sense attributes, which are a gesture as well as touch-based shortcuts.
The dual-SIM Lyf Earth 2 (Nano-SIM + Micro-SIM) support 4G on both SIM ports, but just one port could be linked to 4G networks at a time. The smartphone sports a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) IPS screen, and runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
The Lyf Earth 2 is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) SoC combined with 3GB of RAM. It births a 13-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus and flashes, and 13-megapixel electronic front camera with laser autofocus as well as flash.
The mobile phone bears 32GB of integrated storage space, which is expanding using microSD card (around 64GB). The Lyf Earth 2 is powered by a 2500mAh non-removable battery that’s rated to supply up to 14 hours of talk-time on 4G, and also up to 480 hours of standby time. Connection alternatives consist of 4G LTE, VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, and also Micro-USB.
It weighs in at 140 grammes, and also actions 142x67x7.2 mm. Sensing units aboard the Lyf Planet 2 consist of an accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensing unit, gyroscope, as well as an electronic compass.