LYF Water 11

LYF Water 11
Brand: LYF
Category: Mobiles
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6735A (1.3GHz quad-core)
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Storage: up to 32 GB
  • Display: 5-inch
  • Camera: 13-megapixel/ 5-mega pixel
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9 4.5 1
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Software 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Value For Money 9 / 10

2016 September, Reliance Retail’s Lyf brand has launched a new Water series smartphone, LYF Water 11. The highlight of the handset it is supports VoLTE with HD voice calling. It will be available in Gold, Black, White, Rose Gold color variant. The Lyf Water 11 smartphone is priced at Rs. 8,199.

Display and Design

The Lyf Water 11 smartphone comes in 5-inch HD IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen display. It display resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels with a pixel density of 294 ppi. It measures to be 141.5 x 70 x 71.3 mm in dimensions with weight of 134.5 grams.

Hardware and Software

The Lyf Water 11 smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735A processor and chipset. It’s having a support Mali T-720 GPU. It comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone is packed with 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via Micro-SD card slot.


The Lyf Water 11 packs 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The primary facing camera is capable 1080 @ 30fps HD video recording. It includes Digital Zoom 4X (Rear & Front), Auto-Focus, Multi-Angle View Mode, Auto-Scene Detection, Face Detection and Gesture Capture.

Features and Battery

The Lyf Water 11 smartphone is a dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Micro-SIM) device with 4G enabled support. It supports 4G LTE bands in India – FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz) and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz). It packs a Li-Po 2100 mAh battery with up to 7 hours of talktime and up to 300 hours of standby time on 4G network.

Connectivity and Sensors

Connectivity includes a GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, LTE Cat 4, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth: Yes v4.1, GPS, Micro USB 2.0 Port, USB OTG, 3.5mm Audio jack and FM Radio etc. Sensors on the phone Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor.

LYF Water 11 - Specs



  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
  • Dimensions
    141.5 x 70 x 71.3 mm
  • Weight
    134.5 grams
  • Waterproof
  • Colors
    Gold, Black, White, Rose Gold color


  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Size
  • Resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    294 ppi
  • Touch Screen
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
  • Features
    4G LTE bands in India - FDD-LTE Band 3
    (1800MHz) and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz), both
    SIM slots are 4G enable, LTE Cat 4, 3G HSPA+.


  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Skin UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.


  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    MediaTek MT6735A
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB of RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    16 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    up to 32 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor.


  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
  • Video
    1080 @ 30fps
  • Camera Features
    Digital Zoom 4X (Rear & Front), Auto-Focus, Multi-Angle View Mode, Auto-Scene Detection, Face Detection and Gesture Capture.


  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    300 hours


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    Yes v4.1
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    802.11 b/g/n
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • USB
    Micro USB 2.0 Port
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Headphone Jack


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