Reliance Retail has officially launched two new budget smartphones – Flame 8 and Wind 3 in India, that too exclusively on Flipkart. Earlier, the company has released a number of smartphones in the Flame series, that includes Flame 1, Flame 2, Flame 3, Flame 4, Flame 5 and Flame 6. We guess the company will launch the Flame 7 shortly as well. Lets check out the specifications, features, pricing and availability of the LYF Flame 8 here.
Reliance LYF Flame 8 Specifications
The LYF Flame 8 features a 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA IPS display, that comes with a pixel density of 218 PPI and is protected by Asahi Dragontrail Glass. It is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor along with 400 MHz Adreno 304 GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.
The Flame 8 comes with a 8 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM (micro), comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM radio. It is 9.3 mm thick and weighs 138 grams.
The Flame 8 includes 4G 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 2,000 mAh Li-lon battery under the hood, which promises up to 8 hours of talk time on 4G and up to 160 hours (on 2G) of standby time.
The main USP of this phone is not its specifications, as you can see, but the Jio Preview offer, where the customer will get unlimited access to 4G data, voice calls and Jio Apps for 90 days.
The Reliance LYF Flame 8 is available in Black, White and Blue color variants. It has been priced at Rs 4,199 in India and will be sold exclusively via Flipkart starting from August 10, 2016. Reliance Retail has also launched the LYF Wind 3 in India today with Jio Preview offer, priced at Rs 6,999. It will also go on sale exclusively via Flipkart from tomorrow.