Intex has launched a new VR-enabled smartphone under its Aqua series, called the Aqua 5.5 VR+. The smartphone is priced at Rs 5,799, and is exclusively available via Flipkart. As the name suggests, the Aqua 5.5 VR+ will allow one to experience VR content with a compatible VR headset, as well as 3D content on the smartphone. Also Read - Flipkart Budget Days: Offers on Micromax Canvas Infinity, Sony Xperia R1 Dual, YU Ace and moreAlso Read - Intex launched its 4K UHD Smart TV with integrated Jio Cinema App; starts from Rs 52,990
In addition to VR capability, the Aqua 5.5 VR+ also comes with pre-loaded services like QR code scanner, Xender for file transfer, music streaming platform Gaana, and Vistoso. In terms of design, the smartphone looks much like its predecessor, the Aqua 5.5 VR albeit with slight changes. Available in champagne color, the Aqua 5.5 VR+ sports a textured back panel with three capacitive touch buttons up front.
Intex Aqua 5.5 VR+ specifications, features
The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR+ features a 5.5-inch HD (720p) IPS display. Under its hood is a MediaTek processor clocked at 1.25GHz, and paired with 2GB of RAM. Also on offer is 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. In the photography department, the Aqua 5.5 VR+ sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash. Up front, the smartphone sports a 5-megapixel camera with flash for selfies and video calling.
The connectivity options available on the Aqua 5.5 VR+ include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 2,800mAh battery. On the software front, it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. ALSO READ: Intex partners Reliance Jio to offer 25GB additional 4G data
Taking its price and specifications into consideration, the Intex Aqua 5.5 VR+ would compete against the likes of iVoomi Me 3, and YU Yunique 2 to name a few. Priced at Rs 5,499, the iVoomi Me 3 has a 5.2-inch HD display, MediaTek 6737 quad-core SoC, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. For photography, it packs an 8-megapixel camera at the rear and front as well. More features include a 3,000mAh battery, Android 7.0 Nougat, and 4G VoLTE support. ALSO READ: 10 VoLTE smartphones to buy under Rs 10,000: Nokia 3, Xiaomi Redmi 4 and more
As for the YU Yunique 2, it is priced at Rs 5,999, and comes with a 5-inch HD display, MediaTek 1.3GHz SoC, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of expandable storage. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front camera. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, and is fueled by a 2,500mAh battery. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8, LG V30 to Moto X4: Top smartphones launched in August 2017