Reliance Retail introduces fresh price cut for LYF brand phones ahead of JIO commercial launch

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Few weeks after slashing LYF device rates, Reliance Retail has now introduced a fresh round of price cuts for its popular LYF devices LYF Flame 1, Wind 5 & Water 7. LYF Flame 1 which was launched at Rs 5499, was available for Rs 4999 after the last price cut in 1st week of July; will now be available for only Rs 4399 after the current price cut of Rs 600.


Flame 1 features a 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA IPS display. It is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor along with Adreno 304 GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box. Flame 1 comes with a 5-megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM, has a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM radio. It is 9.3 mm thick and weighs 138 grams. The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood. While Wind 5 which was launched in June at Rs 6599 now has now received a price cut of Rs 1000 & would be available for Rs 5599.

The dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Micro-SIM) supporting Lyf Wind 5 smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 294ppi and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The handset is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P SoC clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It packs 8GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Lyf Wind 5 sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It packs with a battery of 2000mAh which can deliver up to 6.5 hours of talk time and up to 140 hours of standby time on 4G network.

Model Old Retail Price New Discounted Price Price Cuts
Flame 1 Rs 4999 Rs 4399 Rs 600
Wind 5 Rs 6599 Rs 5599 Rs 1000
Water 7 Rs 12999 Rs 9999 RS 3000

Another LYF handset in the Water series called Water 7 has got a big price cut of Rs 3000, the device would now be available at only Rs 9999 which was once launched at a price tag of Rs 12,999. LYF Water 7 smartphone comes with an ultra-fast fingerprint sensor the back and boasts a 5.4-inch full HD (1080p) IPS LCD. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.5 GHz SoC paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. A microSD card slot is also present and it supports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The LYF Water 7 is available in Silver and Gold color variants.

According to our sources, the discounted rates are already applicable from today, though it might take some time for the company & Reliance Retail to update the price on their website.

Note: This information is based on sources though there is no official update from Reliance Retail about the same

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