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Lyf Water 5 With 4G Support, 13-Megapixel Camera Launched at Rs. 11,699


Reliance Digital has launched its latest Lyf-branded smartphone in India, the Lyf Water 5. Priced at Rs. 11,699, the smartphone is already available to buy via Amazon India in its Black colour variant.

The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Lyf Water 5 is a dual-SIM smartphone (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) that features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixel) IPS display with Asahi Dragontrail glass, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC 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 bears 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 microSD card (maximum capacity supported 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 new smartphone from Reliance Digital 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 bears dimensions of 142×70.5×7.7mm, and it weighs in at 136 grams. The Lyf Water 5 comes with ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, magnetometer, and an accelerometer.

To recall, 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.

Lyf Water 5


Release date May 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 142.00 x 70.50 x 7.70
Weight (g) 136.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2920
Removable battery No
Colours Black
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels


Processor 1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD


Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel


Operating System Android 5.1


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/ g/ n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2  
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G No
4G/ LTE No


Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No