Extra security with Retina scan
Design and Display
The LYF Earth 2 flaunts a 5-inch large 2.5D curved glass display of full HD resolution (1,080 x 1,920 pixels). The screen has Gorilla Glass v3 coating on top as protection against cracks and scratches. The device has a thick aluminium alloy frame with a slim as well as well as lightweight body and is available in four colour variants (black, gold, green and white).
Performance and OS
The smartphone runs on Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system. On the inside, this phone boasts of powerful configuration which includes 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 processor. It is bundled with a 3GB RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. They all work together in maintaining smooth and fast functioning of this device, with great multitasking ability and power to run most of the heavy applications like high end games efficiently.
Storage and Camera
For photography, the device is armed with a 13MP rear camera with laser autofocus and LED flash. It comes along with a 13MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls. The front camera is also equipped with an LED flash, that assists with using it under low lighting conditions. As for storage, the smartphone contains 32GB internal memory that can be increased upto 64GB with the help of a microSD card.
Connectivity, Sensors and Battery
AS with other LYF series smartphones, LYF Earth 2 also features 4G connectivity with VoLTE support. Other connectivity options available in this device include dual SIM, Wi-Fi with hotspot tethering, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and microUSB 2.0. For security purposes it features a fingerprint sensor along with a retina scanner as an added biometric authentication. Other sensors present in this phone includes accelerometer, compass and gyroscope. The device is fuelled by a non removable 2,500mAh li-polymer battery that can provide upto 14 hours of talktime on 4G network.
Reliance Retail created ripple in the flagship smartphone market with the launch of LYF Earth 2. The device is made for providing some of the most advanced features in smartphones that deliver a differentiated digital experience. The brand is touting this device as Smart + Security device due to its three security options a pattern/PIN based unlock, fingerprint sensor and retina unlock.