Reliance owned LYF smartphone brand has just launched a new handset in India, the LYF F1S. Yes, the name reminds us of the self-proclaimed “selfie expert”, OPPO F1s, but it has no similar intentions. The latest offering Lyf is all about decent specs at a competitive price.
LYF F1S has been priced at INR 9,999 with a cashback offer of INR 500 in JioMoney wallet. The smartphone can be bought by the company’s online channel, AJIO.com. It will come in three color variants of Black, Gold, and Grey. The handset support 4G VoLTE so you can make full use of JIO happy new year offer.
First of all, it will be dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) smartphone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. LYF F1S sports a 5.2-Inch Full HD IPS display (1080×1920 resolution with a pixel density of 423ppi) with Corning Concore Glass 3. The smartphone will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 SoC (four cores clocked at 1.4GHz and four cores clocked at 1.8GHz) coupled the Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB of RAM.
As far as the camera is concerned, you have a 16 MP autofocus rear shooter with LED flash, along with 5 MP fixed focus front shooter. The handset supports the hybrid solution for sim and memory card. Meaning, you can either have two sims or 1 sim and memory card.
LYF F1S features all the important sensors like accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. It measures 148×73.1×7.7mm and tips the scale at 146 grams. Overall, the F1S seems a decent offering from LYF, and it will be interesting to see the reception.
In case you aren’t familiar, LYF also known as Reliance LYF is an Indian mobile handset company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It manufactures 4G-enabled VoLTE smartphones. It is a subsidiary of Reliance Retail, the consumer electronics arm of Reliance Industries Limited.