Lyf Water 8 with 5-inch AMOLED display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 10999

Lyf Water 8

Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Water 8, its latest smartphone with VoLTE support in the Water series. It has a 5-inch HD AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera that also has LED flash for capturing better images in low lighting conditions. Continue reading “Lyf Water 8 with 5-inch AMOLED display, 3GB RAM, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 10999”

Exclusive : Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi Plans and Preview Offer Revealed

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FoneArena has obtained exclusive information regarding the Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi offering and also a 90 day Jio Preview Offer for the same. Jio is gearing up for a commercial launch soon and this solution could actually solve poor coverage or slow speeds in some areas especially when indoors. I have seen great speeds on Jio outdoors but when indoors , speeds do drop considerably. Let us dive in and find out what is JioLink and why it is big deal.

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Reliance Jio 4G commercial roll out tipped for October

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Reliance Jio had launched 4G services for its employees in December last year and we are still waiting for a commercial roll out. Now, according to CLSA (via) says that the Jio rollout will come in next three months. The latest report comes only days after it was reported that the commercial launch will happen in August.
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Lyf Water 4 and Water 6 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 7599 and Rs. 8999

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Reliance Retail has launched Water 4 and Water 6 smartphones with 4G VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support. Both the phones have a 5-inch HD screen, are powered by Snapdragon 410 SoC, run Android 5.1 (Lollipop), have a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Lyf Water 4 and Water 6 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 7599 and Rs. 8999”

Reliance Group appoints Juergen Hase as CEO for IoT Business

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Reliance Group has appointed Juergen Hase as CEO for IoT Business. He will be based out of Reliance Group’s new HQ at Reliance Centre in Santacruz, Mumbai, reporting to Group Managing Director, Amitabh Jhunjhunwala.

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Reliance Lyf smartphones get a price cut, 3 months free unlimited Jio 4G data

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Reliance has slashed prices for a number of Lyf phones that were launched at the beginning of this year. A total of six phones are getting a price cut along with some additional offers.

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Lyf Earth 2 with 5-inch 1080p display, fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 21599

Reliance Lyf Earth 2

Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Earth 2, successor of the Earth 1 that was launched earlier this year. It has a 5-inch 1080p screen with 2.5D curved glass display, 72.1% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC and runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Laser autofocus and has a 13-megapixel front-facing camera, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) for quick focus in 0.1 seconds and LED flash. It also lets you use voice commands for capturing selfies, switching between front and rear cameras and more. Continue reading “Lyf Earth 2 with 5-inch 1080p display, fingerprint sensor, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 21599”

Lyf Flame 5 with 4-inch display, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3999

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Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Flame 5, the company’s latest budget 4G smartphone with VoLTE in the Flame, after launching the Lyf Flame 6 smartphone earlier this month. It has a 4-inch WVGA screen, is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, similar to the Lyf Flame 6, but this has a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash. Continue reading “Lyf Flame 5 with 4-inch display, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3999”

Reliance Lyf Water 7 and Lyf Wind 1 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 12999 and Rs. 6899

Reliance Lyf Water 7

Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Water 7, the company’s first top-end smartphone with a fingerprint sensor and unibody design. It has also launched the Lyf Wind 1 smartphone. Both these have 4G connectivity with support for VoLTE and run Android 5.1 (Lollipop). Continue reading “Reliance Lyf Water 7 and Lyf Wind 1 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 12999 and Rs. 6899”

Reliance Lyf Wind 5 with 5-inch HD display, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 6599

LYF WIND 5

Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Wind 5, the company’s latest 4G smartphone with VoLTE. It packs a 5-inch HD screen, is powered by MediaTek MT6735P SoC, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop), has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It has dual SIM support, similar to other Lyf smartphones. Continue reading “Reliance Lyf Wind 5 with 5-inch HD display, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 6599”

Jio Lyf Preview Offer invites being sent to users who signed up on Jio website

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Until recently you required an invite from a Reliance employee to get a Jio SIM card along with the purchase of a Lyf phone to get a 90 day trial with unlimited data, calls and SMS to the soon to be launched Jio 4G LTE network from Reliance. The company has kept the Jio preview offer exclusive to its own Lyf brand of handsets. Initially, these devices were only sold at Reliance Digital stores across the country but few days back we reported that Lyf handsets are being sold at non-Reliance stores in open market, and it was possible to get the Jio SIM card along with the handset purchase for free and no invite was required. In an interesting development today, the company has started sending out invites to users who had signed up on the Jio website which went live last week.

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Reliance Lyf Flame 6 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3999

Reliance Lyf Flame 6

Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Flame 6, the company’s latest 4G smartphone with VoLTE, after launching the Lyf Flame 3 and Lyf Flame 4 smartphones. It has a 4-inch WVGA screen, is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop), similar to the Lyf Flame 3 and Lyf Flame 4, but this has a 2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It has dual SIM support, similar to most other Lyf smartphones. Continue reading “Reliance Lyf Flame 6 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3999”

Now buy a Reliance Lyf handset and get a free Jio SIM card with 3 months unlimited 4G data without an invite

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Reliance Lyf handsets are now available at non-Reliance stores and open market as the company is nearing towards the commercial launch of Jio services. We spotted Lyf branding at multiple mobile showrooms in Bangalore and Chennai and even spotted this poster at a store in Bangalore. Previously Lyf handsets could be purchased only at Reliance Digital Xpress or a Digital Xpress mini stores across the country and you required an invite from a Reliance employee in order to join the limited Jio Lyf Preview. From our limited testing , Jio 4G could be one of the fast mobile networks in India and we saw download speeds reaching almost 70Mbps which is impressive.

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Reliance Lyf Flame 4 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3999

Reliance Lyf Flame 4

Reliance Retail has launched Lyf Flame 4, the company’s latest 4G smartphone with VoLTE, few days after launching the Lyf Flame 3. It has a 4-inch WVGA screen, is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop), similar to the Lyf Flame 3, but this has a 2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera. It has dual SIM support, similar to most other Lyf smartphones. Continue reading “Reliance Lyf Flame 4 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3999”