LYF Water 7 with Snapdragon 615 SoC & Fingerprint Sensor Launched

by Teja Chedalla 1

Apart from the affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone under the Flame and Wind series, LYF also launched the mid-range device under the Water and Earth series. None of the smartphones in the Water and Earth series doesn’t offer comparative specifications as other devices at their respective price range. The Water 7 that was announced earlier is now made available in the market. It is priced at Rs. 12,999 and offers some decent build quality. [Latest Price of LYF Water 7 -[amazon_link asins=’B01H75QYM8′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’acbbd59d-de11-11e6-ae91-d130c2055acb’]]

Actually, the Water 7 is the rebranded ZTE V3 that was launched in China in July last year. It sports an Aluminum build body with a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display and Dragontrail glass protection. Under the hood is the 64-bit Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and a Micro SD card slot for storage expansion upto 128GB.

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[Latest Price of LYF Water 7 -[amazon_link asins=’B01H75QYM8′ template=’PriceLink’ store=’prblog02-21′ marketplace=’IN’ link_id=’acbbd59d-de11-11e6-ae91-d130c2055acb’]] On the rear, we can find the fingerprint sensor that can be also used for capturing images and opening apps. In the camera department, there is a 13MP with rear camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. For selfies, the Water 7 sports a 5MP front camera with 88-degree wide angle lens. It has capacitive touch button on the front with the circular blue button in the middle. The Water 7 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and comes with dual SIM dual standby with 4G VoLTE connectivity.

It is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery which the company claims to give 14 hours of talk time and lasts upto 150 hours on standby. Connectivity options include 4G LTE with VoLTE & VoWiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, OTG, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. The consumers purchasing the Water 7 at the Reliance Digital stores can get a Jio 4G SIM that offers unlimited 4G data, voice calls, and SMS free for three months.

The device measures 155.3 x 77.2 x 8.55 mm and feels heavy by weighing 160 grams. Recently the company also launched the most affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones LYF Flame 3, Flame 4, and Flame 6 priced at just Rs. 3,999. Since purchasing LYF is the only way to get the Jio SIM, the affordable Flame series can be a good alternative than the Water 7 is you are also looking to get the Jio 4G SIM. Stay tuned for more updates!

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Teja Chedalla

A Mechanical Engineer who loves cricket and is passionate about traveling. Here at PhoneRadar, he covers exclusive news around gadgets & technology by digging deep into the Internet. You can connect with him on all the social platforms @t4teja.

  • Woodnote(hulone_)

    Looks good by I think it might have heating problems due to 615 octOct. Processor