Intex today launched the Aqua Secure, a smartphone priced at Rs 6,499, which boasts a fingerprint sensor. At this price point, it becomes the cheapest smartphone in India to get a fingerprint scanner, taking the crown from the Coolpad Note 3 Lite. The Aqua Secure is available at all leading retail stores, e-commerce sites and is available in golden and grey color with matt finish back cover. Also Read - Flipkart Budget Days: Offers on Micromax Canvas Infinity, Sony Xperia R1 Dual, YU Ace and more
The fingerprint sensor is located at the back panel of the smartphone and supports features like clicking selfies, phone unlock and access to gallery. But it is not the only noteworthy feature on the smartphone, and the Aqua Secure also supports 4G and VoLTE. Also Read - 70% mobile phone users in India switched brands in Q2: Report
Intex Aqua Secure specification, feature: It features a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, which is ancient by current standards since smartphones cheaper than this come with a HD resolution display. Under the hood is a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Also on offer is 8GB internal storage, which can be further expanded to 32GB via a microSD card.
On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and dual-flash, and a 2-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone also features a 1,900mAh battery that the company claims is good enough to give up to six hours of talktime and a standby time of up to eight days.
Connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. On the software front, it runs Android Lollipop 5.1. The smartphone is also preloaded with Matrabhasha, a service that enables users to communicate in 21 different regional languages.
At this price range the Intex Aqua Secure will have to compete against the likes of the Micromax Canvas XP, InFocus Bingo 50 and Lenovo K5 Plus. But Intex’s smartphone does come with some noteworthy features like a fingerprints scanner, VoLTE support and USB Type-C port that will help it stand out.