The new Indian phone maker, Reliance has launched two new smartphones its ‘Water’ series, called LYF Water 6 and LYF Water 4. The smartphones are priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 7,599 respectively. Just like all the other LYF smartphones, the LYF Water 6 and LYF Water 4 also support 4G with VoLTE, which is also the key feature of the phone.
Reliance LYF Water 4 sports a 5 inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS LCD Display with 294ppi density protected with Asahi Dragontrail Glass same as LYF Water 6 except for the IPS LCD display. The LYF Water 6 is available in white gold color whereas the LYF Water 4 will come only in white color.
The LYF Water 6 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor paired with 2GB of RAM along with a 32 GB inbuilt storage unlike LYF Water 4 which is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor paired with 2GB of RAM and a 16 GB internal storage which cannot be expanded further.
The new affordable smartphones offer 4G/LTE, 2G/3G, Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), WiFi Calling, GPS, and micro USB 2.0 port with OTG support. The handsets come with 1 more new features of sensor like – Ambient Light Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope Sensor, Hall Sensor, and Accelerometer.
Camera wise, the smartphones sport a 13-megapixel rear camera with auto focus and with 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Both the cameras in LYF Water 6 support 1080p HD video recording. Other features of the camera include touch focus, face detection, manual HDR and panorama.
The LYF Water 6 is equipped with 2,920mAh Lithium-ion battery, which the company claims is good enough to offer up to 15 hours of talktime on 4G, 290 hours standby time, 5 hours of HD video playback and 19 hours of audio playback same as LYF Water 4. The smartphones run on Android Lollipop 5.1.1.
The Reliance Digital LYF Water 4 will go neck-to-neck with the likes of Lava X46 (Rs 7,999), Intex Aqua Shine 4G (Rs 7, 699) and Intex Aqua Secure (Rs 6,499) while LYF Water 6 will face tough competition from the likes of Gionee P5L (Rs 8,499), Intex Aqua Ace II 4G (Rs 8,999).