Reliance Retail Launches LYF Wind 1 at Rs. 6,899

After the launch of the Wind 4, Wind 5 and Wind 6, Reliance Retail has introduced yet another model to their collection of premium quality and cost-efficient smart phones. The 4G-enabled Wind 1 was launched recently at a price of Rs. 6,899. It has the VoLTE feature just like the rest of the other LYF models such as EARTH 1, LYF WATER 1, LYF FLAME 1, LYF WATER 2, LYF WATER 5,  LYF FLAME 2, LYF FLAME 3, LYF FLAME 4, LYF WIND 4, LYF WIND 6 and Wind 5.

Build to last – LYF Wind 1

The phone is a hit where design and build quality are concerned. Wind 1 is built to last with a polycarbonate exterior and a screen protected by new-age Dragontail glass. The phone is also given a textured backside to provide users a steady grip over the handset. The 5-inch IPS display also provides high definition resolution (1280 X 720) and thereby a visually appealing experience for users.

Functionality and software

The Wind 1 also emerges in the software department with great functionality to wow users. The phone runs on the operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop. It performs at a lightning speed with a quad core processor of Snapdragon 410. The processing system runs at 1.2GHz and also contains Adreno 306 GPU. Storage capacity of the phone is 16GB ROM (expandable up to 64GB) and 1GB RAM designed to meet the demand for phones with good internal and expandable memory.

Other features of the Wind 1

The dual-SIM phone’s power button and volume rocker are strategically placed on the right edge and left edge respectively to provide ease-of-access to users. It has a 2300mAh battery that suffices for 460 hours on stand-by and additionally facilitates 6 hours of talk time. Those looking for a phone with great camera and picture quality will be pleased with the handset’s 8MP rear and 5MP front shooter which also comprises a variety of modes to capture the best photos. The camera is also capable of recording videos at 1080p resolution.

Connectivity options

The Wind 1 is available in the colors white and black. The device ensures convenience with its light-weight properties weighing only 125 grams. Connectivity options that the phone provides include Bluetooth 4.0, VoWiFi, MicroUSB 2.0 port, GPS and Wi-Fi.

Preview invites

Reliance Jio has also commenced the process of sending out invites to registered customers on the company’s website, for its 4G data services. This preview invite is a user’s pass to a range of unlimited Jio services like 75GB of data and 4,500 minutes of voice for three months. Those purchasing a LYF handset will be offered a free SIM with these facilities. Subscribers who receive this customized invite through e-mail may note that the same is valid for two weeks only. The mail assures customers a rich and advanced digital experience through Jio’s superior all-IP 4G network.

Customers could also avail of the Jio Preview Offer at various Reliance Digital Stores. Various LYF phones are also up for sale in the Flame, Wind and Earth series with the most budget-friendly device priced at only Rs. 4000.


Reliance Retail launches new LYF model Wind 1 at Rs. 6,899. Jio Infocomm also prepares for commercial launch of 4G services by sending preview invites to registered customers on


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