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Reliance Digital is in the tech headlines for two things - one is the Jio 4G SIM card that comes with a slew of bundled benefits such as free data and calls for three months and the other is the LYF lineup of smartphones.
Now, the company has added another 4G VoLTE capable smartphone dubbed LYF Water 8. This smartphone is priced at Rs 10,999 and it can compete with the other 4G capable smartphones in the mid-range smartphone segment in India.
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Interested in buying a 4G LTE smartphone in the mid-range market segment? You can take a look at the features and specifications of the LYF Water 8 to know more about the smartphone and it might be a great buy.
LYF Water 8 – Design
The LYF Water 8 features a sophisticated dual glass finish and a sleek metallic frame. It has an inspiring Ultralight Unibody design giving it a classy look.
LYF Water 8 – Display
The LYF Water 8 smartphone from Reliance is bestowed with a 5-inch AMOLED HD 1280x720 pixel display that is pretty standard with a pixel density of 294 ppi. For its pricing, the smartphone might arrive with a better resolution as there are smartphones with FHD 1080p resolution in the mid-range market.
LYF Water 8 – Hardware
Talking of the hardware, the LYF Water 8 employs a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor from Qualcomm that is clubbed with 3 GB of RAM. While the hardware sounds impressive, the smartphone is given 16 GB of native storage capacity that can be expanded up to 64 GB using a micro SD card slot.
LYF Water 8 – Camera
The Reliance LYF Water 8 smartphone features a 13 MP rear-facing camera along with autofocus. Up front, the smartphone boasts a 5 MP front-facer to click selfies. This smartphone can be said to be a selfie-focussed device as there is LED flash along with both the camera sensors. The camer comes with features such as OptiZoom and ChromaFlash that will give life to the photos.
LYF Water 8 - Connectivity
The LYF Water 8 is packed with connectivity aspects including 4G VoLTE as we know and other features such as Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi. The device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop that is oudated.
LYF Water 8 – Battery Life
A 2,600 mAh battery energizes the smartphone that is claimed to render up to 10 hours of 4G talk time and 320 hours of standby time.
LYF Water 8 – Competition
The LYF Water 8 is a decent smartphone, but in terms of competition it will face the heat with better specced smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and LeEco Le 2 that are priced similarly.