Reliance Jio Launches New Smart Phones – the LYF F1 Plus and LYF WATER 9

As part of the Reliance Jio digital ecosystem, the company offers 4G-enabled smart phones under its brand, LYF, which have been designed to complement its high-speed 4G services. Functioning on LTE technology, the exhaustive range of smart phones is available across a wide price segment. This makes it possible for individuals in India to acquire a 4G phone that is both, superior in terms of its performance and budget-friendly at the same time.

Recently, Mukesh Ambani led Jio launched a special edition smart phone, the LYF F1. It followed this up by launching two models, the LYF WATER 9 and an enhanced version of the LYF F1 called the LYF F1 Plus.

LYF F1 Plus

The LYF F1 is priced at Rs. 13,399. Owing to its popularity amongst Indian users, the company decided to offer an upgraded version of the same, called the LYF F1 Plus. Retailing at Rs. 13,099, the LYF F1 Plus is available for purchase exclusively on the Indian e-commerce site, Snapdeal.

With respect to the specifications, both the smart phones flaunt the same features but differ in terms of their processing system. The LYF F1 Plus is powered by an Exynos Octa-core processor that is clocked at a speed of 1.6GHz and operates on Android Marshmallow. The smart phone sports a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with a pixel resolution of 1920×1080. . The phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, which acts as a barrier between the FHD screen and protects against drops or scratches.

It has a 16MP PDAF camera with the dual-LED flash feature. The front camera is an 8MP one that facilitates video calling and superior-quality selfies.

The battery of this phone is slated to last for 11 hours of talk time, and 150 hours of standby usage. It is a 3200mAh battery that is non-removable and powered by Quick Charge 3.0. Supporting VoLTE with three carrier aggregation (3A), this smart phone supports Rich Communication Services (RCS), with the Jio4GVoice application.


The LYF WATER 9 is a 5.5-inch smart phone retailing at Rs. 8,499. Sporting a full HD screen, it is protected by 2.5D Dragontrail glass. The smart phone is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 Octa-core processor, which is clocked at a speed of 1.3GHz. In terms of memory, it offers 2GB RAM and an expandable16GB internal memory. The LYF WATER 9 includes a 13MP rear camera that offers the dual LED flash feature, while its front camera is a 5MP one. The smart phone operates on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

In addition to the basic warranty offered on all devices, the LYF WATER 9 allows users to enjoy an extra one-year manufacturer’s warranty. Additionally, the unique fingerprint sensor provided at the back of this device allows individuals to open three applications at the same time using different touch points.

Apart from their superior features, the popularity of LYF smart phones can be attributed to the Jio welcome offer, which allows LYF users to avail of a free Jio 4G SIM card. Through this offer, users can enjoy free voice and video calling, data, and Jio applications till the end of 2016.


Reliance LYF launches two smart phones, the LYF F1 Plus and LYF WATER 9.


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