Jio launches Lyf Wind 5 smartphone with 5-inch display, 8MP camera at Rs. 6599

Jio has announced another addition to their Lyf Smartphone series — Wind 5. Priced with a budget-friendly tag of Rs. 6,599, Wind 5 comes with a 5-inch HD IPS screen of resolution 1280×720. The device is powered by 64-bit Quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal memory.

Lyf Wind 5 smartphone

A highlight of Wind 5 would be its capability to connect the smartphone to a pen drive using the USB On-the-go (OTG) support. The feature enables users to enjoy easy access and transfer of media between the phone and external storage.

In terms of camera, Reliance Lyf Wind 5 sports an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing model. There are several features that augment the camera experience such as an HDR mode, panorama mode, time-lapse mode and even support for continuous shooting (up to 99 frames) integrated in the smartphone.

A 2000mAh battery completes the package. According to the company, the battery will allow the users to enjoy 20 hours of music playback when fully charged. A 2-year warranty is provided for the device and the company promises good customer service with more than 1000 service centers.

Just a few days ago, Jio unveiled the Lyf Flame 6 for Rs 3,999. The Flame 6 offered a 4-inch display at 800×480p and a 1.5GHz CPU with 512BM of RAM. The internal storage was 4GB. The device supports a microSD card (up to 32GB), a 2MP front and 2MP rear camera along with dual-SIM support. Lyf Wind 5 will be available across all markets and channels.

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Chetan Bhanushali
June 14, 2016 2:16 pm 2:16 PM

I have bought LYF Wind 4. Can any one give information regarding its update to marshmallow

June 10, 2016 10:57 pm 10:57 PM

bought LYF wind 4 on 3 June Sim stared on 6 June but till now my unlimited plan is not activated they said that EMA triggered and HSS triggered not received to OMACP. Can anyone tell me what does it mean

June 10, 2016 9:11 am 9:11 AM

Don’t buy lyf phones. I have bought flame 1 phone and the battery does not charge while the phone is plugged to charger and WiFi hotspot ison

June 10, 2016 12:23 pm 12:23 PM

Flame 1 is expected to get an update to fix charging issue within next 10 days.