Reliance Lyf Wind 7i with 4G VoLTE launched in India: Specs & Price

LYF, a sub-brand of Reliance, a leading Indian Telecom operator made its way into the competitive technology market with an entry-level smartphone called the Wind 7 in August. Sequel to its success, the company has proceeded to come up with a cheaper version of the Wind 7, dubbed the Lyf Wind 7i. The LYF WIND 7i is a smartphone tag-lined as ‘’Jumpstart your life’’; this device comes with a 24-month extended warranty like most of the smartphones from LYF.

The LYF Wind 7i has 4G Voice over LTE and supports dual-SIM, it has a 5-inch HD display and it is powered by a Snapdragon 210 processor similar to the Wind 7. However, unlike the Wind 7 which has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, the Wind 7i has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage; from all indications, LYF decided to downgrade a little bit in order to have a smartphone that will compete with other budget smartphones.

Reliance LYF Wind 7i Specifications, Review and Highlights

Lyf Wind 7i

The Reliance LYF Wind 7i packs a 5-inch HD (1280 * 720 pixels) IPS (294 PPI) display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor with Adreno 304 GPU, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage which can be increased to 128GB using a microSD card.

The LYF Wind 7i is a dual-SIM phone which runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS for connectivity.

The smartphone sports an 8MP PDAF camera with LED Flash at the rear, and the front camera has a 5MP sensor that comes with HDR mode. It also has photography modes like Enhancer mode and Panorama mode. The Wind 7i packs a 2250mAh battery which is expected to deliver up to 9 hours of talk time and up to two days of standby time.

The LYF Wind 7i comes in black and blue colours, has a dimension of 143.5 * 72 * 8.7 millimetres and a weight of 156 gramme§.

LYF Wind 7i Full Phone Specifications

Reliance Lyf Wind 7i

Technology

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G: HSPA+ 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
  • 4G: LTE 850 / 1800 / 2300.
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro, microSD card) slot.
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Design

  • Dimensions: 143.5 * 72 * 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 156 g.
  • Display: 5.0-inch, 1280* 720 HD pixels (294 PPI) IPS Capacitive touchscreen.
  • Build: –
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
  • Colours: Rose Gold & Gold.

Hardware

  • Processor Name/Technology: 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) Processor.
  • Processor Speed: 1.3 GHz.
  • Number of Processor Cores: Quad-core
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 304.
  • RAM: 1 GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB.
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity.

Camera

  • Rear: 8 MP PDAF.
  • LED Flash: Yes.
  • Video recording: Yes, 1080p.
  • Front-facing: 5 MP LED flash.

Multimedia

  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Technology: –
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.0.
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, LE.
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
  • USB: USB Type-C.
  • USB OTG: Yes.
  • NFC: No
  • 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.

Battery

  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 2250 mAh.
  • Charging: Regular
  • Power Management: Marshmallow’s Battery Saving mode.

Miscellaneous

  • Extra Features: –
  • Launch Date: November 16, 2016.
  • Availability: November 16, 2016.
  • Sales stores/platforms:
  • Launch Price
    • Nigeria: N30,660.
    • Kenya: KES 7,432.
    • Ghana: GHS 293.
    • India: Rs 4,999.
    • China: 498 Chinese Yuan.
    • USA: $73.
    • UK: 59 British Pound Sterling.
    • Europe: 68 Euro.

Reliance LYF Wind 7i Availability and Price Details in India, Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana

The LYF Wind 7i was launched on November 16 with a price tag of Rs. 4,999 in India, and can be pre-ordered right now here. It is yet to hit the Nigerian market.


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