Intex today has launched the Aqua i5 Mini smartphone, which is the mini variant of the company s recently launched Aqua i5 HD smartphone. The Aqua i5 Mini is a 4.5-inch phone priced at Rs 6,850. Also Read - 70% mobile phone users in India switched brands in Q2: Report
In terms of specifications, the phone comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854 480 pixels) display while its bigger variant flaunts a 5-inch HD display. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core chipset with Mali 400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. On the storage front, it comes with 4GB of internal storage which is expandable by up to 32GB using a microSD card.
The Aqua i5 Mini sports an 8-megapixel rear auto focus camera with flash, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with geo tagging. In addition to that, Intex is offering 5GB of cloud storage. Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 3G support, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, which comes with company s customized theme based UI. Other features in the phone include a 1,500mAh battery, sensors like light, proximity and G-sensor.
At this price, the phone will be up against Micromax s Unite 2 and Motorola s Moto E among others. Both the phones come with Android 4.4.2 KitKat with guaranteed software update and are priced at Rs 6,999. In terms of specs, the Unite 2 features a 4.7-inch WVGA display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB internal storage, 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Motorola s Moto E, on the other hand, comes with a 4.3-inch qHD (960 540 pixels) display, is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 dual-core chipset paired with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. It features a 5-megapixel rear camera, but misses out on a front camera. Other features include Android 4.4 KitKat, a 1,980mAh battery and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.