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LYF Water F1S (LS-5201) launched in India for Rs. 10,099

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Reliance Retail has launched its latest smartphone called LYF Water F1S (LS-5201) in India. It has Hybrid dual Nano SIM Slots and supports 4G VoLTE.

The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. It is 7.7 mm thick, weighs 146 grams and is powered by 3000 mAh battery.

The LYF Water F1S Specs include 5.2-Inch IPS display with 1080p resolution and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor.

It has 3GB RAM, 32GB on-board storage ROM and allows further expansion as well. The handset is equipped with 5MP front and 16MP auto focus snapper on the back with LED Flash.

LYF F1S (LS-5201) also known as LYF Water F1S -001LYF Water F1S Specifications (also known as LYF F1s)

  • Dimensions: 148 x 73.1 x 7.7 mm / Weight: 146 Grams
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • Hybrid Dual SIM Slots (Nano + Nano / MicroSD)
  • 5.2-Inch IPS display, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 423ppi pixel density, Corning Concore Glass 3, Screen mirroring, supports multit-ouch
  • Octa-Core (1.8GHz x 4 +1.4GHz x 4) Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 processor, Adreno 510 (550MHz) GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB built-in storage, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • 5MP front camera, fixed focus, 8X digital zoom
  • 16MP rear camera, LED Flash, Auto Focus, 8X Digital Zoom, Ubi Focus, LLV, LLP, EIS, Red Eye Reduction, Video HDR, 4K video recording
  • 3000mAh Battery with fast charging, Talk time up to 11.5 hours (4G), up to 8 hours video playback, up to 21 hours Audio, up to 320 hours of standby
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.1 LE, GPS, USB 2.0 Type-C, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, E-Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Hall Sensor

The LYF Water F1S (LYF F1S) is priced at Rs. 10,099 and comes in Black, Silver and Gold color options. Is is available at Ajio Website and comes with Rs. 500 JioMoney Cashback.

  1. Ss says

    Hi Pawan

    Hows the Hands on Experience on the phone . does the Snapdragon 652 Does the magic..? also comments on Power consumption and power management … benchmark scores for GPu Adreno 510, chip-set please…

    Also when i checked the price both in App and Site it shows Rs. 10,099, how to get the cash back

    1. Pawan Lokhandwala says

      I’ve yet to have an hands-on experience of F1S so i cannot comment. SD652 should cater most of the Apps and Games but wont go anywhere near SD820 821 performance. To get phone for Rs. 9599 make your payment using Jio Money.

  2. Ramesan Chidangil says

    In one of your ads, it shows the price of the mobile is 20,249 and you are offering 50% discount (net price 10,099), where as in another site it show that the mobile is being launched at a price of 10,099. Which one I should believe ? Are you trying to baffle the public ?????

    1. Pawan Lokhandwala says

      There is a link to Jio’s official website. May be you are not aware of marketing ploy most company’s use. Make the product expensive and give discounts only to sell at actual price. And Yes, The price listed at Newzars is 10,099 which is its actual price. What’s there to baffle the public when the information given is accurate. May be you should read carefully and try to understand.

  3. Bhushan says

    Hi my budget is 10k & i am confused between xiomi, lenovo, panasonoc eluga note & now LYF Black F1s, so please suggest which one should i buy?

    1. Pawan Lokhandwala says

      I think you should go for Xiaomi Phones, LYF F1s has great value for money offering as well.

  4. .Dr K V Venkataramu says

    Dear Pawan,
    I received a LYF F1s just now. After putting my jio sim it started updates including my personal data from my old phone.

    What is bothering me is, I am unable to lactate the E-compass feature. May be this also would be downloaded as part of its software update?
    Kindly clarify. Many thanks.
    Dr K V Venkataramu

    1. Pawan Lokhandwala says

      E-compass is a built in sensor, there are lots of compass apps that you can download. It will use that sensor

      1. .Dr K V Venkataramu says

        Many thanks for your clarification. I thought that it was part of the operating system –Android. Earlier my iPhone, Xiaomi android phone etc. all had this as a built-in feature and hence my query. Best wishes.

      2. Chinmay says

        Does it have fingerprint sensor ? Does it come with metal body or polycarbonate body ?

        1. Pawan Lokhandwala says

          It has metal body but sadly, there is no fingerprint sensor. Build quality is good.

  5. Subhash says

    It’s Bettary backup not good

  6. JHA says


    1. Pawan Lokhandwala says

      most probably, YES.

  7. Saikat Mukherjee says

    Hi, about 6 months down the line, how is the phone “LYF WATER F1 S” actual performance…….

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