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Lyf Water 8 With 3GB of RAM, VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 10,999

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Reliance’s Lyf on Thursday launched its latest dual-SIM handset, the Lyf Water 8 at Rs. 10,999. The smartphone will come running Android Lollipop 5.1.1 out of the box. Lyf Water 8 sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280) amoled screen with pixel density of 294 ppi and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor.

The 4G, VoLTE-enabled Lyf Water 8 has 3GB of RAM and has 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable by up to 128GB. The phone has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera, both of which come with HDR and flash. The company claims that features such as ChromaFlash (front LED flash) and OptiZoom enhance the quality of the images taken by phone significantly.

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Both SIM slots in the Lyf Water 8 are 4G enabled, however, at a time only one of these two can support 4G connectivity. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 142mm x 70.5mm x 7.0mm. Lyf Water 8 packs a Lithium-ion 2600mAh battery, which company claims provides up to 10 hours of talk time. The company claims that the battery can last up to 320 hours in standby mode. In terms of connectivity, the phone features Bluetooth v4.0, USB 2.0, Micro USB, and USB OTG, in addition to 4G/ VoLTE.

The Lyf Water 8 is available in Black and White colour variants.

Lyf Water 8

General

Release date July 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 142.00 x 70.50 x 7.00
Weight (g) 122.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2600
Removable battery No
Colours Black, White
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 294

Hardware

Processor 1.5GHz  octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon TM 615
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

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

Software

Operating System Android 5.1.1

Connectivity

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

Sensors

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