Intex has just announced the successor of its quad-core Aqua i5 HD smartphone. The company launched the octa-core upgrade of the Intex Aqua i5 HD today the Aqua i5 Octa with a price tag of Rs 7,499 which will retail exclusively on Amazon India. 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
The highlight here is the amped-up 1.4GHz MediaTek octa-core processor paired with 1 GB RAM, while the predecessor housed 3GHz MediaTek 6582 quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The phone comes with a 5-inch qHD display, and also houses an 8GB internal memory (previous one had 4GB) which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD. Also Read - 70% mobile phone users in India switched brands in Q2: Report
On the photography front, Intex Aqua i5 Octa sports the same 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity options include dual-SIM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 3G support. Other specifications include gesture sensors and other sensors like light, proximity and gravity sensor. The phone houses a 2,000mAh battery and features power saving modes as well.
It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and is available in white, black and blue on Amazon. At this price point, the Intex Aqua i5 Octa will compete with the Redmi Note and Alcatel OneTouch Flash.