Intex Technologies, a mobile phones, IT accessories, and electronic products company today forayed into the smartphones category in India with the launch of its first Android phone, Intex Aqua 4.0. Available at a price of Rs 5,490, the phone has been targeted towards urban and semi-urban students and young professionals.
Sanjay Kumar, GM- Mobile Business, Intex Technologies said, “We at Intex are geared up to offer best of the smartphones. AQUA 4.0 is one such offering which has a host of bundled applications and features that make it an ideal choice at a pocket-friendly price for youngsters... Spurred by the market demand, Intex is planning to launch 5 new models of smartphones in the next few months,” he added.
The Intex Aqua 4.0
Here are the key features of the Intex Aqua 4.0:
- Dual –SIM handset
- 800MHz processor
- Android v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) operating system
- 3.5-inch display screen with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels
- Dual camera (3MP rear and 0.3MP front)
- 1400mAh battery (up to 3 hours talktime)
- G sensor, proximity and light sensor
- FM with recording
- Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
- microSD slot expandable memory up to 32GB
- Video player and recording
- Mobile tracker
- GPRS/ WAP
- Preloaded games: Angry Birds, Talking Tom, Fruit Ninja etc
- Social networking
- Auto call record
The two-point capacitive touchscreen phone has 512MB of RAM. The device also comes with 131MB built-in storage.
The phone also comes equipped with three sensors – gravity, light, and proximity. The light sensor allows the user to adjust the brightness of the screen to suit the illumination of the surroundings. The proximity sensor turns the screen off during calls. This controls the outflow of infrared rays and saves battery at the same time.
Micro 5 pin, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 A2DP, 3G with 7.2Mbps HSDPA, and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA are some of the connectivity options of the device.
Supporting both English and Hindi languages, the phone has an array of features such as FM radio, music player, sound recorder, Push E-mail, video capture, mobile tracker, calendar, notes, alarm, calculator, and Traffic Monitor. Gmail, Flipkart, Facebook, India Rail, Google Maps, Nimbuzz, Skype, and YouTube are some of the pre-loaded applications in the phone.
A 1400mAh battery powers the device, which gives you a talktime of up to 3 hours and a standby of up to 140 hours.
Available in black and white colours, the handset can be bought through more than 15,000 distributors and reseller outlets. It is also available at 70 Intex Square exclusive retail stores and at several hypermarkets across the country.