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.
“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.
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.
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.