Reliance LYF Earth 2 with fingerprint sensor launched in India for Rs 21599

Reliance Retail has officially launched the LYF Earth 2 smartphone in India today, which is also the successor of the LYF Earth 1, that was launched in February this year. Lets go through the specifications, features and pricing of the device below.

Reliance LYF Earth 2 with fingerprint sensor launched in India for Rs 21599

Reliance LYF Earth 2 Specifications

The LYF Earth 2 features a 5.0-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5 curved glass display, that comes with a pixel density of 445 PPI, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has 178-degree viewing angle. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Earth 2 comes with a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, Laser Auto Focus. On the front, there is another 13 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD), comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM radio. The body is made up of aluminium alloy which is 7.2 mm thick and weighs 140 grams. It comes with a fingerprint sensor below the display, that can also launch the favourite apps quickly by assigning different fingerprints. The device can also be unlocked using a Retina scanner.

The Earth 2 includes 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,500 mAh Li-Polymer battery under the hood, which promises up to 14 hours of talk time on 4G, up to 5 hours of HD video playback, up to 15 hours of audio (headset) and up to 480 hours of standby time.

The Reliance LYF Earth 2 is available in White, Gold, Black and Green color variants. It has been priced at Rs 21,599 (MRP) but is now available for Rs 19,999 in India. The company has also released a new TV commercial for the device, that has been directed by Punit Malhotra and features Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra.

Commenting on this launch, Sunil Dutt, President – Devices, Reliance Retail, said:

LYF Smartphone+ is a consumer obsessed brand and through Earth 2 we present the most advanced features in smartphones that deliver a differentiated digital experience to our consumers and puts the controls of smart devices in the hands of the consumers.

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