Reliance Retail's Lyf brand is receiving some offers this festive season that will cut the effective price of Lyf C451 and Lyf C459 smartphones, Gadgets 360 has learnt. According to new details, the Lyf C459 and C451 will now be available at an effective price of Rs. 2,392 and Rs. 2,692 respectively, after subtracting the value of the bundled Reliance Jio benefits. The smartphones, however, will be available at their original prices.
To recall, the Lyf C459 budget smartphone was launched in July this year, and was priced at Rs. 4,699 while the Lyf C451 was launched the following month at Rs. 4,999 (best buy) price.
Reliance Retail is targeting entry-level smartphone users to upgrade to a VoLTE-enabled device with additional offers from Jio. The new offer on Lyf C451 and Lyf C459 is applicable across official Jio retailers from October 2 to October 22. Under complimentary Jio benefit, Reliance Jio is offering Lyf C451 and Lyf C459 users an additional benefit of up to Rs. 2,307. Those who buy these new budget smartphones will receive 5GB 4G data vouchers for 9 subsequent recharges worth Rs. 201 each (totalling Rs. 1,809). In addition, Lyf C451 and Lyf C459 buyers will get the Jio Prime membership (worth Rs. 99) and the first recharge (worth Rs. 399) valid for 84 days, bundled alongside. All three put together, and customers are getting freebies worth Rs. 2,307.
For specifications, the Lyf C451 is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor that's coupled with an Adreno 304 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) IPS LCD display with 2D Asahi Glass protection and pixel density of 218ppi. It features a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, apart from a 2-megapixel front camera. It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage that's expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The smartphone is backed by a 2800mAh battery that's rated to deliver up to 12.5 hours of talk time, and 240 hours of standby time. It measures 139x66.5x9.8mm, and weighs 165 grams. Lyf C459, on the other hand, comes with identical specifications as the Lyf C451. The former, however, packs a smaller 2000mAh battery.