New Delhi: The Reliance Digital’s Lyf has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Lyf Water 5 in India. Priced at Rs 11,699, the smartphone will be available via online shopping website Amazon India in black colour.
Following are the features of the Lyf Water 5:
- The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Lyf Water 5 is a dual-SIM smartphone (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) that features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass
- The smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC
- The device is coupled with 2GB of RAM
- While the first SIM card slot supports 4G + VoLTE, the other card in the hybrid dual-SIM setup only supports 2G
- The Lyf Water 5 comes fitted a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, apart from a 5-megapixel front-facing camera
- It comes with 16GB of built-in storage that's expandable via micro SD card (maximum capacity not specified)
- Connectivity options on board the Lyf Water 5 include 4G LTE (with support for both Indian LTE bands), GPS, FM radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.0
- The Lyf Water 5 is powered by a 2920mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 15 hours of 4G talk time, and 290 hours of standby time
- The Amazon listing mentions a 2-year limited warranty for the device, and 6-month warranty for in-box accessories
- The smartphone has dimensions of 142x70.5x7.7mm and weighs 136 grams
- The Lyf Water 5 comes with ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, magnetometer, and an accelerometer
LYF’s exclusive tie-up with Amazon seems to be a part of LYF’s appeal to the younger generation that is tech-savvy and sees high-speed internet as a basic requirement.
Reliance LYF Water 5 has several similarities with the existing line of smartphones in the LYF series. The new handset comes with dual-SIM support, VoLTE, and 4G LTE compatibility, expanding the presence of 4G connectivity across India, which the company is planning to boost with its Jio 4G mobile broadband service later this year.
In the Indian market, the Reliance Digital is already retailing five 4G smartphones under its Lyf Brand - Lyf Flame 1 is the entry-level smartphone, priced at Rs. 5,499; Lyf Wind 6 is priced at Rs. 6,499; Lyf Water 1 is priced at Rs. 14,599; Lyf Water 2 is priced at Rs. 14,690; and the Lyf Earth 1 is priced at Rs. 19,399 - on its website.