LYF Water F1 Mobile (Black 32GB)


Rs. 9935.00 (approx)
 
Rs. 10075.00 (approx)
 

Quick Specs:

  • It has an internal memory of 32GB and RAM of 3GB. The expandable memory provided up to 128GB.


INTRODUCTION:

LYF Water F1 is a premium looking budget smartphone with exciting new features. It is one of the phones from LYF with 4G connectivity and coupled with the Jio. It is designed to look decent and simple. Let’s see how this smartphone is gonna perform in this well-versed tech review.

DESIGN:

The design of LYF Water F1 looks very interesting with the round body.  It has thin bezels on the sides and large bezels on the top and bottom. It comes with standard earphones. Looking at the device we have a front camera on the top panel of the mobile. It comes with on-screen navigation buttons. On the rear side, we have a tiny speaker at the bottom.

We also have a 3200mAh capacity battery under the hood which is sealed inside so you can’t really open it up. We have a texturized back panel which is a nice thing which won’t slip out of your hand. So that’s a good thing. At the back, there is a 16MP primary camera with LED flash. And there is also a secondary noise cancellation mic.

LYF Water F1 Design

The charging slot at the bottom and the 3.5mm headphone jack at the top. There is no branding at the front side of the device. On the right side of the device, we have the power button and volume rockers.  On the left comes the sim card tray. The weight of the device is 153grams and comprising of dimensions 155.5mmx77.6mmx7.9 mm.

DISPLAY:

LYF Water F1 comes with a 5.5-inch display IPS LCD display giving around 16M colors. It is packed with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. It has a pixel density of 400ppi.

LYF Water F1 Display

It is a multi-touch capacitive screen. It has a screen to body ratio of 67.7%. It is a 2 point multi-touch. It is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.It has 5 Point Multi-touch

FEATURES:

LYF Water F1 running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset with  Octa Core processor coupled with an Adreno 405 @ 550MHz graphic card. Supports 4G LTE connectivity. It is running on the OS Android v6.0 Marshmallow.  It has an internal memory of 32GB and RAM of 3GB. The expandable memory provided up to 128GB.

LYF Water F1 Camera

Having primary camera of 16MP with Phase Detection Auto Focus and comprising of Geo-tagging, Face detection, HDR, Panorama, Wink to Click, Multiple focus, Refocus, ChromaFlash, OptiZoom, True Portrait, Low Light Photography & Video. Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available.

The primary camera records video at 720p@30fps. 8MP Secondary camera is provided. Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Proximity, E-Compass sensors are present. It has a 3200mAh battery which provides talk time up to 12hrs and HD video playback up to 5hrs, audio playback up to Up to 71 Hours with a standby time of 350hrs. It has dual sim device with GSM and HSPA support.

PERFORMANCE:

LYF Water F1 is running on Android Marshmallow. It has quite simple UI and it comes with a lot of Jio applications. Some of them were really good and if you don’t really like it. You can always uninstall them. It got around 24GB internal storage left to the user and 1.7 GB is free RAM space.

LYF Water F1 gaming

There is a rich communication feature which is available to all the Jio users. All you need to do is download the application from the smartphone. This feature is really nice and useful. The call quality of the device is very good. I have not faced any lag on this phone. The graphic quality is very good. It also handles some games like Asphalt 8 and Dead Trigger.

LYF Water F1 Benchmark

The web browser is pretty responsive with the 4G connectivity. It comes with AnTuTu benchmark scoring of 46506 which is good. The Geekbench score is 703 on a single core and 2037 on the multi-core. The camera performance is also satisfactory. And the images taken have good details and the auto focus is perfect.

VERDICT:

LYF Water F1 is a good device performing faster with the Jio applications and 4G LTE service. The design looks premium while comparing to range phones. It is available at a price range of Rs 10,075/-@ Flipkart and snapdeal which is kind of affordable.

LYF Water F1 Mobile Black 32GB Full Specifications

General
Brand Lyf
Model Name LYF Water F1
Model ID
Release Date October,2016
OS Marshmallow v6.0.1
Body
Weight 153 g
Dimentions 155.5 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
Network
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
SIM Dual SIM
Display
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Touch Multi touch
Sound
Speakers Yes
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation Na
Mic Yes
Camera
Primary 16 MP, autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Secondary 8 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Features Yes
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Edge Yes
3G Yes
WLAN hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP
NFC Na
Infrared Na
USB microUSB v2.0
Speed HSPA, LTE
Memory
Internal Storage 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
External Storage up to 128 GB
Memory Slot microSD
Features
Chipset 617 MSM8952
CPU Quad-core
Graphics Adreno 405
Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compa
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Radio FM radio
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Java No
Others Na
Battery
Battery 3200mAh battery
Talk Time up to 12hrs
Standby Time Up to 71 Hours
Colors
Colours Black
Warranty
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty

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