The device runs on the outdated Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system. There is no guaranteed update to the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow yet. As the device ships with stock Android, there aren't any added features such as shooting modes in camera, ability to use different themes, etc. In terms of performance, the LYF Water 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset that includes four Cortex-A53 cores
which are clocked at 1.2GHz. To handle the gaming and other graphic demanding applications, there is Adreno 306 GPU. The multitasking is helped with 2GB of RAM
. For storing applications and multimedia, the LYF Water 5 has 16GB of internal memory.