LYF Earth 1 

price₹ 19,499 onwards

launchJan, 2016

16.5

excellence score

24.8

value for money score

Not available at any of our listed stores

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Design

  • The phone isn't the most comfortable phone to hold and use - there are raised ridges around the front and back that feel rough in the hand and against the ear
  • Very run-of-the-mill looks/design
  • Misses out on features like an IR emitter, a fingerprint sensor, quick charging etc - things that are now expected of phones in this price range

Display

  • Decent display

Software

  • Almost-stock Android UI (with only a few little tweaks in the settings app) keeps things nice and simple

Camera

  • Camera is of good quality, but slow to focus and save images
  • The dual camera feature, allowing you to "refocus" images isn't implemented particularly well, and is mostly gimmicky

Audio

  • Good audio quality via the bundled headphones
  • The loudspeaker is quite tinny and prone to distortion

Battery

  • Very good battery life

More

  • VoLTE support for internet-based calls
  • None of the bundled accessories seem to be particularly impressive in terms of quality, given the price range of the device
  • The phone is also a bit slippery and slides around on flat surfaces
  • Sometimes hangs when playing video files
  • Performance is way behind the competition in this price range, with very little muscle power to tap for heavier tasks

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LYF Earth 1 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1 LollipopNo updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • AMOLED
Sensors
  • Gravity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • E-compass
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939Ranked #64 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 405
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3500 mAh
Battery Standby280 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Battery Talktime (4G): 14 hrs
  • HD Video Playback: Up to 9 hrs
  • Audio Playback: Up to 45 hrs
Dimensions
Weight162 gm
Thickness7.25 mm
Camera
Primary Camera13MP + 2MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Digital Zoom 6X
  • OptiZoom and ChromaFlash
  • Exmor-R CMOS image sensor
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • Geo tagging
  • High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR)
  • Touch to Focus
  • Dual Camera Features : Refocus
  • Foregrounder
  • Fast focus
Secondary Camera5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HDR
  • Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
USB On-The-GoYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Screen Mirroring

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