Intex has launched the most affordable Aqua 3G smartphone in India for Rs. 3,555 that is a dual-SIM smartphone targeted at the first-time buyer, mostly in Tier 2 & Tier 3 cities in India. The 3G enabled smartphone should help telcos earn more revenues from the high data traffic from these cities.
The sleek Intex Aqua 3G smartphone is aimed at first-time customers of entry level smartphones users in Tier 2 & 3 cities across India that is a very substantial number. Moreover, the 3G enabled smartphone is also expected to help the high data traffic flow in these cities.
Last year, Intex had sold a total of 11.5 million mobile handsets across India market, of which, smartphones contributed over 1.5 million units. The Aqua 3G is a dual-SIM (3G+2G) smartphone and aimed at the first-time buyers of smartphone and internet savvy users in tier 2 and 3 cities of India.
The Intex Aqua 3G smartphone is available in three colors viz. black, silver & white and has 4-inch WVGA display, running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean software. Being 3G enabled, the smartphone would render perfect opportunities for socially active users on the go in smaller cities across India.
The Aqua 3G comes with 256 MB RAM and 512-MB ROM along with 12.23 MB of internal storage that can be expanded to 32GB via microSD card slot.
Powered by 1GHz dual-core processor, the smartphone includes 2MP rear camera and VGA front camera, 3G + 2G dual-SIM functionality features bluetooth and WiFi capabilities.
The homebred Intex has already launched over 32 mid-segment smartphones in India under its Aqua range. It now plans to launch around 8 more smartphones during the next quarter, the company said in a statement.
“There has been a vast majority of country’s users who are migrating to smartphones from feature phones, it has become imperative for the industry to match the needs of tech savvy customers in India,” Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, business head- Mobiles, said in the statement.
Specifications of Aqua 3G
- 4-inch WVGA 800×480 pixel display
- 3G ready
- 2MP rear camera, VGA front facing camera
- 1 GHz Dual-Core processor
- Android 4.2.2
- 256 MB RAM
- 512 MB ROM + 12.23 MB internal storage
- microSD card supporting 32 GB
- 3G + 2G Dual SIM ready (WCDMA + GSM)
- 1400 mAh battery
Intex Aqua 3G handset will be available across India for the price of Rs. 3,555 with standard 1 year warranty and in color options of black, silver and white.