One of the popular Indian smartphone makers Intex, which launched Aqua Octa smartphone earleir this year, has today officially released its latest offering in the form of a QWERTY keypad featuring handset - the Aqua Qwerty. The device is the company's first touch and type device and Intex is selling the device at a very tempting price of Rs. 4,990.
The best thing about the phone is that it uses both the combination of a touch-sensitive screen and a user-friendly physical qwerty keypad. The device is ergonomically designed and it features a 3.5 HVGA display touch screen.
The Intex Aqua Qwerty offers a sturdy and attractive looking design and is packed with a dual-core processor that is clocked at a speed of 1.2GHz and it is also supported by 512MB of RAM. The smartphone is powered by Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 OS.
In terms of connectivity, the phone supports 3G data services and Wi-Fi connectivity. Users also get leeway to convert the phone to a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Other connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB.
There is also a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing shooter in the device. The Aqua Qwerty includes 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. The Aqua Qwerty packs a 1500mAh battery.
Commenting on the launch Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Business Head- Mobile, Intex said "Intex has always been at the forefront in bringing innovative products to its customers. Aqua Qwerty is one such product which offers the convenience of both touch and type features for users who are Qwerty lovers but wish to explore the touch experience at the same time.
We have stepped into the qwerty keypad smartphone segment after a lot of market research, and we believe that the Aqua Qwerty will be a vehicle of smartphone adoption in the highly untapped segment of women smartphone users in India,also meeting the needs of professionals who want to send error-free texts, without stressing too much on switching the keypad between signs, symbols, numbers and alphabets."
The device is extremely affordable and will serve the best for all the Android smartphone lovers who have been waiting for a QWERTY keypad featuring handset.