LYF Water 1 

price₹ 14,699 onwards

launchJan, 2016

15.0

excellence score

26.2

value for money score

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Design

  • Elegant, good-looking design
  • Good build quality
  • Feels light in the hand and can easily be operated with one hand

Display

  • Vibrant, sharp display, with nice viewing angles and saturated colours
  • Display legibility under sunlight is not too good

Performance

  • Good overall speed/performance

Camera

  • Decent rear and front cameras

Battery

  • Mediocre battery life, and no support for fast-charging technology (which is present on a lot of modern phones)

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LYF Water 1 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1 LollipopNo updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
Sensors
  • Gravity Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939Ranked #62 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 405
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby210 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Battery Talktime (4G): 10 hrs
  • HD Video Playback: Upto 6 hrs
  • Audio Playback : Up to 35 hrs
Dimensions
Weight122 gm
Thickness6.8 mm
Camera
Primary Camera13.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Digital Zoom 6X (Front and Rear)
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR) - Front & Rear Camera
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
USB On-The-GoYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Screen Mirroring