Reliance launches Lyf-Wind 5, entry-level 4G smartphone with VoLTE support


Reliance Retail today launched the Lyf Wind 5, the company’s latest 4G enabled smartphone with VoLTE support. Available in Black and White colours, the Lyf Wind 5, aimed at the budget conscious, is priced at Rs. 6,599, and comes with a 2-year warranty.

Powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor, the Lyf Wind 5 packs a 5-inch screen, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop), sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It supports 720p video recording at 30fps.

The Lyf Wind 5 has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card. It also supports USB OTG (On-the-go), allowing for easy access and transfer of media between the phone and external storage. Aside from 4G with VoLTE connectivity, other connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The phone features a 2,000mAh battery rated at 6.5 hours (talktime).The company claims the battery will support audio playback for up to 20 hours.

Like other Lyf smartphones, it has dual SIM support. While both SIM slots are 4G enabled, only one slot can be used for 4G at a time. The other slot will work will work on 2G.

The Lyf Wind 5 will be available across India through all channels.