One of the recent launches from the Reliance Lyf is F1. This is a smartphone that services full 4G services at a relatively affordable price. Let's find out it's worth and a full review of Lyf F1 mobile.
Unboxing the device you will get a Handset, Nonremovable Battery, Earphone, SIM Card Removing Pin, Charger Adaptor, Micro USB Cable, Quick Service Guide and a Warranty card.
The metal body of Reliance Lyf F1 smartphones are common in the price range below Rs10000/-But Lyf doesn’t have any metal on it and it is quite disappointing. Despite this, we didn’t get any complaints about the fit and finish and we like the fact that the phone is quite light and easy to carry around. TRyhe display is large and has Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The back of the phone is dotted giving grip to hold. It has a dedicated slot for micro SD card. So you don’t need to compromise on the second SIM. The phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon. The dimensions of the mobile are 155.5mm x 77.6mm x 7.9 mm. Weighs around 153 grams.
Reliance Lyf F1 smartphone comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD multi-capacitive touch screen. Comes in the multi-capacitive touch screen. It consists of HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. With wide viewing angles and displaying around 16M colors. The screen quality is good but not as good as the Redmi 3S prime. It is having a pixel density of 400ppi. This is a 5 Point Multi-touch. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Screen mirroring feature is available.
Lyf F1 works on OS v6.0 Android Marshmallow with Indus UI. It is packed with octa-core 1.4 GHz processor. With a processor made of Qualcomm ® SnapdragonTM 617 MSM8952 and GPU of Adreno™ 405 @ 550MHz. With Dual SIM (4G+2G) SIM slots. Both slots are 4G enabled. The phone avails a 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. And the memory can be expanded up to 128GB with SD card. Has Noise Cancellation with Dual Mic. Loudspeakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. HTML browser for internet browsing.
Ø It is a dual SIM smartphone with 4G connectivity.
Ø Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
Ø Bluetooth: Yes v4.1
Ø GPS: Yes
Ø USB Connectivity: USB Port, Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
The phone has packed all the sensors it needs and they are Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Proximity, E-Compass, Motion & Gesture.
CAMERA FEATURES AND ITS PERFORMANCE
The Reliance Lyf F1 has a 16MP phase detection autofocus camera and an 8MP autofocus camera with front screen flash. The rear camera will be recording at 1080p@30fps and the front camera records at 720p@30fps. Digital Zoom 8x is provided for capturing long shots clearly. There are many convenience features for capturing better images Geo-tagging, Face detection, HDR, Panorama, Wink to Click, Multiple focus, Refocus, ChromaFlash, OptiZoom, True Portrait, Low Light Photography & Video.
The phone is best for low light photography and all pictures taken in dark appear to be perfect with the help of LED flash provided. The camera has this video stabilization mode where fast running videos will be rendered smoothly making it more viewable without shake and blur. It has multiple focus feature where you can get a picture which is focused in different places.
Reliance Lyf F1 smartphone has 3200mAh Li-Ion battery. The Company said battery gives a talk time up to 12 hrs, HD video playback up to 5 hrs, audio playback up to 71 hrs and standby time of 350Hrs. In reality, the talk time is around 9 hrs. And the video playback time is also good. The 3200mAh battery is a sufficient one for this device.
PERFORMANCE AND USER INTERFACE
Just get a Reliance Lyf F1 smartphone for better 4G connectivity than ever. You can enjoy full benefits of high 4G signal any place. The UI feels good and mostly easy to use. The phone has a rich and vibrant display and viewing angles are ok. The video playback quality is good. With its size the resolution is appropriate. The phone can be highly customized as it has a lot of options provided inside. The phone has a smart tray in the right bottom corner where you will find all the apps. This makes your browsing and multi-tasking more comfortable than you ever imagined.
And it has this smart gesture features where you just need to write an alphabet and the app simply opens. The video player is also different than you find in the normal phones. It has a smart library where you can browse videos with closing the playing video. It has this intelligent ring feature which just increases the volume when you get three consecutive missed calls from a number. So you need to miss any important call. The Reliance Lyf F1 mobile runs most apps well and even can run some heavy games. The touch response is good and we don’t have any heating issue
FINALLY GETTING TO THE PROS AND CONS
ü Customisable UI
ü Smart features
ü Respectable camera
ü 4G Jio services
At the price of 10K, the Reliance Lyf F1 is really what you expect. It services all 4G features spectacular and has great design. I just love to buy this device and there are no complaints yet for us. It is available at a price range of Rs 10,099/-.