Early today, Gizbot carried a news claiming that Intex Technologies will be holding an event in Bangalore to launch two new smartphones in India at a price range Rs 10,000.
As claimed, Intex has come up with two dual SIM Android smartphones - Aqua Flash and Aqua Trendy at budget friendly price points of Rs 9,500 and Rs 4,900 respectively.
The India based vendor started manufacturing smartphones only a few months ago and has been penetrating through the low cost segment of the market throughout the country.
Lets take a look at the specifications of Aqua Flash and Aqua Trendy below.
Display: Aqua Flash boasts a 4.3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and Aqua Trendy sports a 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 320 x 480 pixel resolution.
Processor: Both the handsets are powered by a 1GHz dual core processor under their hood.
Operating System: While Aqua Flash is flavored with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, Aqua Trendy comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform, which is an older version.
Camera: Aqua Flash comes with an 8MP rear camera with dual LED flash and 1.3MP front camera for video calling. On the other hand, Aqua Trendy has a 3.2MP rear camera and a 1.3MP front camera.
Storage: There is not information regarding the internal storage capacity and RAM of the new Intex offerings except for the presence of a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB expandable storage.
Connectivity: In terms of connectivity, Aqua Flash comes with features including 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth and GPS, whereas, Aqua Trendy has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity features only.
Battery: While Aqua Flash is loaded with a 2,100 mAh battery, Aqua Trendy comes powered with a 1,400 mAh battery.
Aqua Flash and Aqua Trendy come with pre-loaded applications including Gmail, Nimbuzz, India Today, Saavan, Skype, Facebook, Google Maps and YouTube. Moreover, Aqua Flash supports English and Hindi languages.
Price and Availability
Intex has priced Aqua Flash at Rs 9,500 and Aqua Trendy at Rs 4,900 respectively.
Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar, General Manager - Mobile Business, Intex Technologies said, "We entered the smartphones category in FY 12-13 to cater to the changing needs of our evolved consumers. We received overwhelming response from all quarters which motivated us to continue innovating and bring in new models to the market. Keeping our promise of launching 10 new models in smartphones category by March 2013, we introduced two new models INTEX AQUA Trendy & INTEX AQUA Flash which are not only technologically advanced gadgets with interesting features but are economically viable options for students as well as working executives. We aim to tap tier II&III cities and towns further through these latest offerings."