The special edition got a special variant now. Within a week of the launch of the special edition LYF F1 by Reliance Retail’s mobile brand LYF, the company has come up with a new variant – LYF F1 Plus.
What changed in LYF F1 Plus? Well, the smartphone is an exact copy of LYF F1, except the processor and AMOLED display. The LYF F1 Plus is powered by a Samsung’s Exynos Octa-core processor instead of the original Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor.
There is a slight drop in the price of LYF F1 Plus which comes with a price tag of Rs 13,098. The smartphone will be available exclusive online retailer Snapdeal.
The LYF F1 Plus flaunts a 5.5inch full HD AMOLED display that offers crisp images and videos. The mobile is powered by a 1.6 GHz Exynos Octa-core processor coupled with 3GB RAM. That’s more than enough power for seamless multitasking and intense gaming.
To store all your photos, music, videos and documents, the LYF F1 Plus comes with 32GB internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB using microSD card.
On to the photography side, the LYF F1 got a 16-megapixel camera on the back with PDAF and dual LED flash support. It also comes with electronic image stabilization for shooting steady videos. On front for selfie lovers, the smartphone packs an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus.
Connectivity wise the dual SIM LYF F1 Plus smartphone comes with full 4G LTE capability that supports all Indian 4G bands. The faster LTE+ support ensures high data speed even in a congested network and low coverage areas. The mobile also comes with VoLTE support for HD voice calling. Other connectivity options include 3G and 2G networks along with WiFi and Bluetooth.
LYF F1 Plus advanced features
Touted as the future ready smartphone, the LYF F1 Plus support Rich Communication Services. It’s an enhanced format of traditional messaging services (SMS) on LTE network. It offers advanced messaging capabilities like group chat, file and location sharing, stickers and sketch sharing, content sharing during a call and more.
Another feature is the carrier aggregation (CA) support which offers improved data transfer rates on 4G LTE networks and also better battery life.
- Smart Video Play – the built-in video player can simultaneously play two videos at a time. Also, it will pause the video when you are not watching it.
- Smart Tray – a quick access point for your favorite apps.
- Shortcuts or gesture mode – users can doodle or scribble over the screen to open up specific apps.
- Smart Ring – it helps you trace then phone even when in silent mode. It activates with extra loud when you make three consecutive missed calls within three minutes from the same number.
The LYF F1 Plus smartphones run on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 operating system with almost stock android UI.