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 Wind series, that includes Wind 1, Wind 2, Wind 4 and Wind 5. In the future, we can see them launching Wind 6 and more. Lets check out the specifications, features, pricing and availability of the LYF Wind 3 here.
Reliance LYF Wind 3 Specifications
The LYF Wind 3 features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display, that comes with a pixel density of 267 PPI and is protected by Asahi Dragontrail Glass. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor along with 400 MHz Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.
The Wind 3 comes with a 8 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, which can record Full HD 1080p videos. On the front, there is a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro), where the second SIM slot can be used as a microSD card slot. It comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM radio. It is 9.4 mm thick and weighs 159.2 grams.
The Wind 3 includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 2,920 mAh Li-lon Polymer battery (non-removable) under the hood, which promises up to 13 hours of talk time on 4G and up to 370 hours (on 2G) of standby time.
The main USP of this phone is 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 Wind 3 is available in Black color and has been priced at Rs 6,999 in India. It will be sold exclusively via Flipkart starting from August 10, 2016 (tomorrow). Reliance Retail has also launched the LYF Flame 8, priced at Rs 4,199, which will also be sold exclusively via Flipkart from tomorrow.