Today, the Indian smartphone brand LYF launched the Wind 5 4G smartphone priced at Rs. 6,599 in India. This is the third smartphone in the Wind series only next to Wind 4 and Wind 6. The new device sports better camera sensors than the earlier mentioned devices. Just like other LYF smartphones, the Wind 5 also comes with dual SIM slots and offers 4G LTE connectivity along with VoLTE and VoWiFi support. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, and we don’t expect the Marshmallow update anytime soon. [Latest Price LYF Wind 5 -[amazon_link asins=’B01JJB1H84′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’2e9ac011-de12-11e6-90b6-4922b583b0b3′]]
It comes with a 5-inch display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and a pixel density of 294 ppi. While the Water 4 and Water 6 are powered by Snapdragon 210 chipset, the Wind 5 sports a MediaTek MT6735P quad-core processor clocked at 1GHz. The device also packs 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage that can be further expanded upto 32 with the provided MicroSD card slot. Additionally, we can also connect normal USB pen drive with the OTG cable. It has dual SIM card slots but offers 4G support only on one SIM.
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The Wind 5 features an 8MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, and on the front is a 5MP sensor that can capture decent selfies. It is kept powered on by a 2,000mAh removable battery which is said to give 6.5 hours of talk time and lasts up to 140 hours on standby. Apart from 4G LTE, the connectivity options also include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. It measures 144.6 x 72.8 x 8.45 mm and weighs 137 grams.The device will be available in White and Black color options. [Latest Price LYF Wind 5 -[amazon_link asins=’B01JJB1H84′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’2e9ac011-de12-11e6-90b6-4922b583b0b3′]]
The earlier launched Wind 4 is slightly priced on the higher side atRs. 6,799 and packs a whopping 4,000mAh battery. The company mentioned that device can deliver 28 hours of talk time. Apart from the 2MP front camera, there are no other changes in between the Wind 4 and Wind 5. Since purchasing the LYF smartphone is the only way to get the Jio SIM that offers unlimited 4G data and voice calls for three months, you can choose between the affordable Flame devices or the Wind devices.