Soon after introduction the Lyf Flame 7 and Wind 7, Reliance Retail's Lyf brand has introduced a Water-series smartphone in India – the Water 10. The new Lyf smartphone is listed on the company site at Rs. 8,699. We can expect the smartphone to be soon available via offline stores such as Reliance Digital and Digital Xpress in its Black colour.
Like other Lyf-branded smartphone, the Water 10 comes with a Reliance Jio SIM complete with the Jio Preview offer that gives three months of unlimited data, calling, SMS, and access to Reliance Jio services JioOnDemand.
Reliance LYF Water 10 has been in India at Rs 8,699. The smartphone is an addition to company’s budget LYF series, which come with free Reliance Jio Preview offer SIM card. Reliance LYF Water 10 is a 4G enabled device that supports VoLTE and HD voice calling. Reliance Jio Preview offer gives users an access to free unlimited data and voice services for 90 days.
Reliance LYF Water 10 comes with a 5-inch HD IPS display (720×1280 pixels) with pixel density of 294 ppi. The screen is protected by Dongxu Glass. It runs 1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM (expandable up to 64GB via microSD card). The LYF Water 10 features a 13MP AF camera with two tone flash. The front camera is 5MP. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The handset is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC clubbed with 3GB of RAM. It packs 16GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 64GB). The Lyf Water 10 sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual-tone LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
Some of the camera features on the Lyf Water 10 include face detection, auto scene detection, face detection, video snapshot, smile shot, and gesture capture. Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB-OTG, and Micro-USB, apart from 4G. The handset support LTE Cat 4.
Measuring 146.5x72x8.5mm, the Lyf Water 5 weighs 142 grams. It packs a 2300mAh battery rated to deliver up to 7 hours of talk time and up to 150 hours of standby time on 4G network.
Reliance LYF Water series currently consists of 8 smartphones namely Water 1, Water 2, Water 4, Water 5, Water 6, Water 7, Water 8 and Water 10. There’s also Reliance LYF Earth series, Flame series and Wind series apart from Water series. The cheapest of the lot is its Flame series with smartphone starting at Rs 2,999. LYF Flame 3, Flame 4, Flame 5 and Flame 6 cost Rs 2,999. All of these smartphones are 4G VoLTE enabled.