LYF Water 11  Xiaomi Redmi 3S  
LYF Water 11Xiaomi Redmi 3S
magic score61.990.5
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Launch Date (India)Sep, 2016Aug, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0Android 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display FeaturesIPS LCD, 5 Point Multi-touch SupportIPS LCD, Reading Mode
Processor1.3 GHz1.4 GHz
Processor TypeQuad CoreOcta Core
Processor NameMediaTek MT6735AQualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
GPUMaliT720-MP2Adreno 505
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GBup to 128 GB
Thickness7.3 mm8.5 mm
Weight134 gm144 gm
Battery Capacity2100 mAh4100 mAh
Battery Standby300 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersBattery Talktime (4G): 7 hrs, HD Video Playback Time: 5 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 18 hrsGaming: up to 15 hrs, Music Playback Time: up to 121 hrs, Reading Time: up to 39 hrs, Video Playback Time: up to 17 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]N/A
  • Compact, smart looking, premium design with a metal build - very similar to the Redmi Note 3, but more easy to handle (because of the smaller size)
  • Excellent ergonomics, with the curves on the back making the phone very comfortable to hold
  • Light-weight with an excellent weight distribution, despite the large battery it holds inside
  • Nice, vibrant, and bright display, with excellent touch-responsiveness, and good viewing angles
  • MIUI is a one of the better Android skins around
  • Good speed/performance (though multi-tasking performance is a notch below the Redmi 3s Prime because of lesser RAM)
  • Excellent battery life - easily lasts a day and a half in regular use
  • Fast, accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Good audio quality
Editor's Note [Negatives]N/A
  • Camera is decent, and almost at par with the more expensive Redmi Note 3, but still could have been better, especially with low light performance
  • Loudspeaker volume could have been better
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