Reliance Jio 4G service is yet to roll out for commercial use. Buy a Reliance LYF smartphone and you can procure a Reliance Jio 4G SIM card right now! As per the news, the company is giving away its 4G-ready SIM cards with 3 months i.e. 90 days of free unlimited data and voice services with LYF handsets.
The good news is that the LYF Smartphones start at a price as low as Rs 2,999 – Not a bad deal at all. Reliance Jio appears to be gearing up for a full scale commercial launch of its 4G and VoLTE services.
Reliance Jio 4G Preview offer will now be available for all 4G-enabled smartphones as per India Today. The availability – of Reliance Jio 4G Preview scheme — has eventually been extended to the general public.
Most of us are aware about the Reliance Jio 4G speed test in Delhi where the service was way faster than the rivals. Here are some of the amazing test that were carried on –
* While shooting the video the best speeds to hit was of 22Mbps.
* Download 95 % of a 86MB game in under 1 minute – Fastest that other telecom operators till date.
* In East Delhi, 14Mbps for download speeds and 6.90Mbps for upload speeds recorded – Almost double of what most other 4G services offer right now.
Eager to know the best handsets in the Reliance LYF smartphone category! Reliance LYF Flame 6 comes with a price tag of Rs. 2,999. However, apart from the LYF Flame 6, there are more budget options like LYF Flame 8 and Wind 3 handsets that offers Reliance Jio 4G SIM free along on purchase.
Interestingly, the Reliance Jio 4G SIM offer was also extended for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 that comes with a price tag of Rs. 59,900 and will go on sale from September 2. Rumors are on fire about the Reliance Jio to open up its 4G services for other smartphones as well. However, we just have to wait for the company to make an official announcement on the same. Well, if you aren’t interested in burning your pockets for a smartphone, here are the cheapest LYF handset options you can go for.
Before we begin, Reliance Jio has expanded its Lyf series of smartphones Lyf Flame 7 and Wind 7 that offer 4G VoLTE support and Andorid 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
Lyf Flame 7 – Rs 3,499
The dual-SIM (regular SIM + Micro-SIM) Reliance Lfy Flame 7 features a 4-inch IPS LCD display (480×800 pixels resolution) protected with a coating of Asahi Dragontrial glass. Under the hood the phone is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum processor coupled with a 1GB of RAM. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop & offers 8GB of internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The handset supports 5MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2MP secondary camera and comes with a 1,750 mAh battery. 4G, LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS are some of the connectivity options. The handset measures 126x64x10.8mm and weighs 113 grams.
Lyf Wind 7 – Rs 6,999
The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch. The Lyf Wind 7 runs Android 5.1 and is powered by a 2250mAh removable battery. It supports 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor. The dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone comes with 2GB of RAM & 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. The Lyf Wind 7 packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The handset measures 143.50 x 72.00 x 8.70 & weighs 156.00 grams.
LYF Flame 6 – Rs 2,999.
Reliance Jio has launched the entry level smartphone with 4G VoLTE support, called Lyf Flame 6 that comes with a 4-inch 480×800 pixel resolution. The handset is protected by a scratch resistant glass display – Dragontrail glass. It sports a 1.5GHz quad-core processor along with 512MB of RAM and comes with a 1,750 mAh battery. The dual SIM Lyf Flame 6 offers 4GB of internal storage which is expandable upto 32GB using a microSD card slot. The handset supports a 2 mega pixel camera for the front and rear. Other Reliance LYF smartphones in the Flame series – Flame 3, Flame 4 and Flame 5 that come with much similar specifications and free Reliance Jio 4G SIM card as well.
Lyf Flame 8 – Rs. 4,199.
The phone sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The Flame 8 houses a 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) chipset clubbed with Adreno 304 GPU and 1GB of RAM. However, the apps opened smoothly, and the phone is lag free and does not hang. You get smooth transitions in animation. Out of the box, the phone runs Android Lollipop 5.1 but hut it is said to receive an update to Marshmallow. The flame 8 has an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front-facing camera. The 2000mAh battery gives the phone a decent standby time.The phone does pack in its fair share of power and performance and justifies its price tag.
LYF Wind 3 – Rs 6,999.
The 5.5-inch display Reliance LYF Wind 3 comes with Jio preview offer. It is protected by an Asahi Glass and pixel density of 267ppi. The Smartphone runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop & is powered by 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8916 quad-core processor. The Wind 3 comes with 2GB RAM & 16GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB. As far as the cameras are concerned, it sports an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and 2MP front camera that supports up to 6X digital zoom. The Wind 3 is backed by a non-removable 2,920mAh battery. and supports 4G LTE bands in both TDD and FDD categories.