Intex has launched its new 4G-enabled smartphone Aqua Secure in India. Priced at Rs. 6,499, the smartphone will be available via retail stores, and e-commerce websites across the country.
The Intex Aqua Secure sports matte finish back cover and will be available in Golden and Grey colours. The company says that the Aqua Secure is the first smartphone in the company’s lineup to sport a fingerprint scanner, which is housed on the back panel.
The Aqua Secure supports 4G LTE bands in India – FDD-LTE Band 3 (1800MHz) and TDD-LTE Band 40 (2300MHz). Both handsets also support VoLTE (voice over LTE) with HD voice call compatibility.
The dual-SIM supporting Aqua Secure smartphone features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The company says both SIM slots are 4G enabled; though, at one time only one SIM can use 4G while the other will work on 3G/ 2G. The handset is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735M SoC clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It packs 8GB of inbuilt storage and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Aqua Secure sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual-LED flash along with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Some of the camera features on the Aqua Secure include face detection, and smile detection modes. Connectivity options include GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB. Measuring 133.5×66.5×9.4mm, the Aqua Secure weighs 130 grams. It packs a 1900mAh battery.
The smartphone comes preloaded with Matrabhasha app while also comes with HotKnot, an NFC-like feature from MediaTek, to share pictures, movies with friends by simply getting the smartphone closer to other mobile and turning the sharing on. It also comes pre-installed with Opera Max.
Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Mobile Business Head, Intex Technologies said, “4G connectivity, big screens, high definition displays and powerful RAMs are the current trends. Intex brings this 4G enabled device with advanced security feature like finger print sensor and VoLTE. Aqua Secure will provide our consumers with an advanced technology experience at a very competitive price.”