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