Intex has launched a new budget Aqua-series smartphone, the Aqua Extreme II, priced at Rs. 9,590. The smartphone is available to buy from online retailers.
The Intex Aqua Extreme II is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone which runs Android4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592M processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.
It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while there is a secondary 5-megapixel front-facing camera also on board. The Aqua Extreme II’s rear camera features scene detection, face recognition, panorama, geo-tagging, best shot, smile shot, and HDR options like most of the other smartphones by the firm.
On the connectivity front, the Intex Aqua Extreme II offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, FM radio and Bluetooth options. The smartphone packs a 2000mAh battery, rated to deliver talk time of 8 hours along with a standby time of 300 hours. It measures 140×71.9×7.9mm; weighs 132 grams, and will be available in White, Black, Champagne and Silver colours.
The handset comes pre-installed with apps including Ask Me, Quikr, Newshunt, Clean Master, Myntra, Start, Dr. Safety, Teen Patti, Truecaller, Lets Buy Intex, and Intex Zone. Users would also be able to set shortcuts for their most used apps on the lock screen.
“At Intex we continuously endeavour to provide the consumers enhanced value by keeping them in sync with ever-changing technology. Aqua Extreme II is yet another example of this effort and steps into the slot vacated by its hugely popular predecessor ‘Aqua Extreme’. As the name suggests, Aqua Extreme II will enthral the consumers with its top of the line specs while giving them excellent value for money,”said Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Mobile Business Head, Intex Technologies during the launch.