Domestic handset maker Intex Technologies on Monday launched an affordable 5-inch smartphone “Aqua Lions T1 Lite” for Rs 4,449. The 4G-Volte device, with 2.5D curved glass, runs the Android 7 Nougat OS. The 1GB handset houses 1.3GHz, Quad-Core 64-bit MediaTek Chipset and an in-built 8GB ROM with an expandable memory of up to 64GB. Also Read - Flipkart Budget Days: Offers on Micromax Canvas Infinity, Sony Xperia R1 Dual, YU Ace and more
“We wanted to start 2018 by gifting consumers something memorable and so came up with the lowest-priced smartphone in the popular 5-inch segment in the market,” Nidhi Markanday, Director, Intex Technologies, said in a statement. Also Read - Intex launched its 4K UHD Smart TV with integrated Jio Cinema App; starts from Rs 52,990
The device has a 5MP rear and a 2MP selfie camera with flash. The 4G dual-SIM smartphone claims to give a talk-time of up to six hours and a standby time of 8-10 days. The smartphone also supports Intex value-added services like LFTY (single-swipe access), DataBack and Prime Video. The device also has a “Matrabhasha” service that enables communication in 21 languages, including Hindi. Also Read - 70% mobile phone users in India switched brands in Q2: Report
The Intex Aqua Lions T1 Lite at its price competes with the Xiaomi Redmi 5A priced at Rs 5,999. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with a 5-inch display and offers HD resolution. It runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core 1.4GHz SoC paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. The Redmi 5A has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It is fueled by a higher 3,000mAh battery.