Soon after introducing Aqua HD 5.0 and Aqua Y2 affordable smartphones, Intex now appears set to launch another Aqua-series handset – the Aqua Desire HD which is now listed on the company’s site. Unfortunately, there is no word on availability and pricing details of the Intex Aqua Desire HD.
Another budget Aqua-series smartphone, the Intex Aqua M5, is now available to buy via an e-commerce website, priced at Rs. 5,299. At the time of writing, the new Aqua M5 was not listed on the company’s site.
The Intex Aqua Desire HD is an upgraded version of the Aqua Desire, which was launched in February. The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) based Intex Aqua Desire HD runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box and features a 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6592M) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.
It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports a 10-megapixel autofocus rear camera with an LED flash, while there is a secondary 5-megapixel front-facing camera also on board. On the connectivity front, the Intex Aqua Desire HD offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options.
The smartphone packs a 2000mAh battery, which according to the official listing is rated to deliver up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 210 hours of standby time. It measures 140×71.9×7.9mm, and will be available in Black and Blue colours.
The Intex Aqua M5, on the other hand, features a 5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display and dual-SIM support. It runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582V/X) processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). There is an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash onboard apart from a 2-megapixel front camera. The handset supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, and Micro-USB connectivity options. The smartphone is backed by a 2000mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time, according to the eBay India listing.