Intex Technologies, one of the leading phone handset and computer peripherals manufacturer in India has upgraded it’s smartphone portfolio by introducing a new handset in the arena of low cost Quad Core powered ranges of smartphones today. This handset will join Intex’s famous Aqua series of smartphones and the name of newly launched handset is “Intex Aqua I-5”.
Packed with some impressive specifications, the phone will be competing with Micromax’s recently launched A110Q Canvas 2 Plus phone and Xolo’s Q 1000. Intex Aqua I-5 will now cater the budget conscious smartphone user segment in India as it is an Android smartphone with a quad-core processor and is priced for Rs 11,690 only. Coming back towards it’s technical details and specifications, Intex Aqua I-5 sports a huge 5.0 inch of IPS qHD Capacitive Touch Screen display. The display resolution is 540x960p for this device which blender the display with ~220.29 of pixel density. Overall its a nice phone with good display.
Dealing with it’s Platform dependency, Intex Aqua I-5 sails on Android v4.2 Jelly Bean operating system powered with a quad core processor running at a clock speed of 1.2 GHz with support for SGX5T graphics engine. In terms of Storage specifications, this device is equipped with 1GB of RAM which makes the overall performance more smoother and gentle and it comes with 4GB of Internal memory which can be easily expanded up to 32GB via microSD card slot.
Commenting on company’s progress with the launch of Aqua , Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, GM-Mobility Division, Intex Technologies Ltd., said; “The Smartphone penetration is witnessing an upward swing in India and is encouraging for handset companies such as Intex to innovate and put forth offerings that combine the latest technologies and features at an affordable price. The Intex Aqua series has done phenomenally well and we are pleased to introduce the flagship model the series called Aqua I-5. Feature rich, technologically advanced, this phone will make an ideal companion to the young generation who is always on the lookout for better, faster and savvier smartphones on the go that are value for money”
Briefing it’s Photography specifications, this device is offered with both the primary and secondary snapper options. On it’s back, it include a primary snapper rated at 12 MEGAPIXEL and on it’s front it has been installed with a secondary snapper rated at 2 MEGAPIXEL for video chatting. To lure the user with nice experience of photography on this device, company has added some camera features such as auto focus and LED flash technology.
Commenting on the launch, actor Farhan Akhtar said, “I am a tech enthusiast and have an inexplicable love for gadgets that make my life easier and exciting. My phone is an extension of who I am and thus need to have features that would simplify my life. Intex Aqua gives me the option to read on the go, shop online, play games, capture moments and stay connected with my family at all times”.
Intex Aqua supports Dual Sim with Dual Standby technology in which one SIM slot supports 2G network and while the other one for 3G network. Enumerating it’s Connectivity specifications, Intex Aqua I-5 supports 2G,3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and a 3.5mm Audio jack.
To give life in the device, it is equipped with 2000mAh of battery.
Quick View of Intex Aqua I-5 Smartphone specifications:
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 5.0-inch qHD capacitive display
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
- 2000mAh battery
- 12MP rear auto-focus with LED flash
- 2.0 MP front camera
- Wi-Fi, GPS, FM radio, Bluetooth 4.0
- 1 GB RAM, 4GB of inbuilt memory, microSD card slot
Intex is currently offering 12 mid-segment smartphones under its Aqua range and has drawn out plans to launch 20 more smartphones in the coming quarter. The company also shared that it plans to sell two million Aqua smartphones in the current financial year.
Let’s see will Intex Aqua I-5 will be able to mark it’s virtue against the other leading competitor available in the market at the same price tag.
What do you all think is Intex Aqua I-5 is a better choice among them all ?