Lyf is a retail brand of Reliance that has launched few phones, and now it has come up with a new smartphone dubbed as Lyf Earth 2 and has launched it in an event held in Mumbai on Monday. This handset will be available in Green, Gold, White and Black color variants and is priced at Rs. 21,599. The device comes with a 5-inch FHD (1080 x 1920 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 447 ppi. Moreover, it also comes with a Dual 2.5D curved glass with an ultra narrow aluminum frame. The device comes with a fingerprint sensor as well as a Retina Scan to unlock the device that can enhance the security levels for its users.
Earth 2 comes with a 13 MP laser autofocus camera on both rear and front and under the hood there is a 1.5 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 Processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. This device will be the successor to the Lyf Earth 1 and will be the second phone under the Earth series.
Below are the Tips and tricks of the same that can help if you are planning to buy this handset.
This is a dual SIM smartphone that supports dual standby. The back of the device is sealed hence the SIM card port is on the left edge of the device. To insert an SIM card, Open the tray by using the SIM ejector pin and place the SIM card(s) on the tray. Now put the tray back in the respective port and boot your device to use it along with the SIM.
What is the type of SIM supported on this device?
The device supports one Nano SIM and one micro SIM giving its user to use two different numbers on a single device. The second SIM slot is a hybrid slot that can either be used for a second SIM or an microSD card.
What is the Model number of this device
The model number of the device is LS-5021 as mention in the device. This can vary from device to device depending on the location of manufacturing.
How to share your Data network via Tethering on the device?
To share your data, go to the settings of the device and tap on the option more. Now select the Tethering and portable hotspot, wherein you can set-up the Wi-Fi hotspot and the security levels on the device to start sharing your data. Make sure you have and activated internet package before proceeding with the above instructions.
How to take a Screenshot on my Earth 2?
To take a screenshot on Earth 2, hold on the power/lock button along with the volume down button simultaneously until you feel the vibration or hear a sound. This screenshot will be saved in the gallery, and the user can view it and send it as a message via any application.
How to check for the Android Updates on the device?
To check if any Android update is available for Earth 2, go to the settings and scroll down to find About phone. Now select this option and tap on System update, wherein you have the option to check for the update. If you have an update, then download it, and it can be installed whenever needed.
What are the sensors available on the phone?
The device comes with sensors like Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Orientation and Fingerprint. These will be useful daily for various reasons like counting your steps, location for maps and fingerprint sensor for security.
How to factory reset your device?
To factory reset your Earth 2, open the settings and tap on Backup & reset. In the new window, tap on Factory data reset and click on reset phone at the bottom of the screen and enter the password if you set any to your device. It will ask for a final confirmation, now click on erase everything. The device reboots and all the data is erased from your device.
What are the power saving modes on the LYF Earth 2?
The Earth 2 comes with a 2500mAh Li-Ion battery, but every smartphone needs power saving modes. Therefore, it offers this mode wherein the user can activate it and save the important battery. To activate this go to the Battery manager section in Advance settings and you can turn On or Turn Off this feature.
How much the internal storage on the Earth 2?
The device comes with 32 GB of internal storage out of which 25.24 GB is available for the user, and the rest of it is utilized by the system OS and other pre-installed applications on the device. You can also increase the memory up to a maximum of 64 GB via microSD card.
Will the Earth 2 get Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update?
The Earth 2 runs on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box with Emotion UI on top, and might also receive the further updates, looking its specifications, but there is no official word from the company yet.
Can the device capture 4K videos?
No, the device does not support 4K recording on it. The handset can only capture 1080p videos at 30fps, with its 13 MP camera on the rear.
Will the device support 4G LTE?
Yes. The device will be supporting 4G LTE connectivity on both the SIM’s and it has become an important feature on the phone as everyone is looking to be updated and have the 4G connectivity in their device. Although all the network operators still do not provide 4G connectivity yet, everyone is eager to get a device that supports LTE so then they can use it when their network operator provides it.
What is the resolution of the rear camera?
Earth 2 comes with a 13 MP camera on the rear and front with laser autofocus and flash.
How much battery is available on the device?
The device comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery on the back that will last a day with normal usage.
How much the RAM is available on the Earth 2?
The handset comes with a 3 GB of RAM out of which 1640 MB is free, and the rest is occupied by the pre-installed applications and OS.
Does the device have Fingerprint sensor?
Yes, the device has a fingerprint sensor to encrypt the photos and videos in the gallery and also encrypt various social media applications. To add a fingerprint on your device, open the Fingerprint Management app by tapping on it. You need to set the lock in two forms, i.e., Pattern or PIN, choose any of the options and proceed further. Now in the Fingerprint Management window, toggle the fingerprint recognition option and enter the pin that you used earlier. Now place the finger on the fingerprint scanner and lift it when the device vibrates and place again. Once the fingerprint is scanned “Fingerprint Enrollment is successful” is displayed on your screen, tap on the Finish button.
Above mentioned were some of the important the tips and tricks of LYF Earth 2 and will be updating the article as soon as we get more information about the same. Do drop a comment in our PhoneRadar forum page for more details and other queries.