Reliance Jio Unveils LYF WATER 4 and LYF WATER 6 Smartphones


Reliance Jio has launched LYF WATER 4 and LYF WATER 6 smartphones with superior features under its Elements collection.

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance LYF offers a variety of smart phones ranging from Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 20,000. The recent discounts on select devices allow users to avail of LTE-enabled 4G phones at an affordable price of Rs. 2,999. This concession is mainly applicable to LYF’s FLAME series.

The brand also recently launched two smart phone devices under its ELEMENTS collection, namely the LYF WATER 4 and WATER 6.

LYF WATER 4 operates on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor called Qualcomm Snapdragon 410. It provides the users with 16GB of internal storage capacity and i2GB RAM. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

WATER 6 runs on an MSM 8916 processor and a 2GB RAM. The device is equipped with Android Lollipop. The WATER 6 device provides users with a large storage capacity of 32GB.

Build quality

Both WATER 4 and WATER 6 are equipped with a 5-inch HD display to provide users with a 720p resolution. The displays are protected with Asahi Dragontrail glass known for its superior defense against scratches and dust. The devices come with a powerful battery of 2,920 mAh which can last an entire day.

WATER 4 and WATER 6 both have 13MP rear cameras which record in FHD resolution and are equipped with an LED flash. The 5MP front cameras also have an inbuilt touch-up mode.

Connectivity options

LYF smart phones have been devised to offer customers with a quality 4G experience. Therefore, LYF devices like the WATER 4 support the 850, 1800, and 2300 4G MHz bands. Other specifications include Bluetooth 4.1, LTE technology, GPS, Wi-Fi, and a 3.5mm output jack.

In addition to the above features, WATER 6 also supports an E-Compass, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, and Proximity Sensor.

Sleek design

LYF WATER 4 has a textured panel at the back and a metal frame. It is currently only available in the color white. WATER 6 is available in a unibody design and retails at Rs. 8,990.

Jio commercial launch

Presently, Jio services are available on a preview basis and its commercial launch is awaited. Users may avail of Jio SIM cards on the purchase of LYF smart phones. Following this, they will have to register on which provides them with a code.

The code is non-transferrable and comes with an expiry date. Post registration, users may enjoy Jio services for free up to 90 days.

Jio services

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio’s LYF smart phones come with a free Jio SIM card. This SIM card grants customers access to three months of Jio services for free of cost. Additionally, LYF devices also offer a two-year warranty period as opposed to the one-year period offered by most smart phone brands.

LYF smart phone users can register themselves and avail of the various add-on services as well as content applications offered by Jio. Some of these include Jio Beat, Jio On-Demand, Jio Drive, and Jio Money.