Intex has announced the launch of dual-SIM Android phone Intex Aqua 4.0 today. Aqua 4.0 is powered by Android 2.3.5 aka Gingerbread and is unlikely to get an update to Ice Cream Sandwich.
According to Intex, Aqua 4.0 comes with 3.5-inch display with 480x320p HVGA resolution, dual-SIM connectivity, an 800MHz processor, 131MB of on-board storage, 3MP rear camera, and 0.3MP front camera. This Intex phone also features FM Radio, 1400 mAh battery and microSD card slot.
The Aqua 4.0 will be available in black and white colour options and is now available across the country.
Company has also revealed that it will release five new smartphones by the end of this quarter in price range of INR 5,000 to INR 10,000.
Check out the full press release of Intex Aqua 4.0 India launch below:
Intex forays into smartphones; launches AQUA 4.0 3G
Priced between INR 5000-10000, the company aims to launch 5 new models by the end of current quarter.
Targeting 20 % of its revenue from Smartphones by end of this financial year
New Delhi (India), Aug 27: Intex Technologies, one of the fastest growing Mobile Phones, IT Accessories and electronic products company today forayed into Smartphones category in India with the launch of its first android phone- INTEX AQUA 4.0. Available at an unmatched price of INR 5490, the phone has been designed keeping in mind the needs of urban & semi-urban students and young professionals.
Diversifying into a new product category, Sanjay Kumar, GM- Mobile Business, Intex Technologies (India) Ltd. said, “We have been in the mobile business from the last five years and hence offering smartphones is a natural progression in growing our product portfolio in the country. While smartphones are mostly used by urban population, our market survey has established the huge demand in smaller cities and towns. 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.
About INTEX AQUA 4.0:
Key features of INTEX Aqua 4.0
- Dual –SIM handset
- 800 MHz processor
- Android 2.3.5 operating system
- 3.5 inch display screen
- Dual Camera (3 MP rear & 0.3 MP front)
- 1400 mAh battery (upto 3 hours talktime)
- G Sensor, Proximity and Light Sensor
- FM with recording
- Expandable memory upto 32 GB
- Video player and recording
- Mobile tracker
- GPRS/ WAP
- Preloaded games: Angry Birds, Talking Tom, Fruit Ninja etc
- Social networking
- Auto call record
Named INTEX AQUA 4.0, this 2 point capacitive touch phone runs on 3G android. It bears a 3.5-inch display with a resolution of 480×320 pixels and runs on a 800 MHz processor, coupled with 512MB of ROM. The device comes with 131MB built-in storage, expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. The device also has a rear-facing 3MP camera and a front-facing 0.3MP camera.
One of the most interesting features in the handset is that it is equipped with three sensors- Gravity, Light and Proximity sensors which allows the user to adjust brightness of the screen, detects and turns off the screen during calls etc. This in-turn controls the outflow of infrared rays and also saves battery at the same time.
Micro 5 pin, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 A2dp and 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA & 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, pushmail, video capture, mobile tracker, calendar, notes, alarm, calculator, traffic monitor etc. Gmail, Flipkart, Facebook, India Rail, Google Maps, Nimbuzz, Skype and YouTube some of the pre-loaded applications in the phone which makes it the ultimate handy phone.
A 1400 mAh battery powers the device which gives you a talktime of upto 3 hours and a standby of upto 140 hours.
Available in black and white colors, the handset can be bought through 15,000 plus distributors and reseller outlets and is available at 70 INTEX SQUARES (exclusive retail stores) and several hypermarkets across the country.