Here’s yet another home-brewed quad-core affordable smartphone for the Indian market. Intex has launched the Aqua I-5 for Rs 11,690. The sub-Rs 15,000 budget quad-core phone category has various options to choose from, and the Aqua-I5 is likely to compete with the Micromax Doodle A111, A110Q Canvas 2 and Xolo Q1000, to name a few. However, the highlight of the Aqua I-5 is its 12MP camera, giving it an edge over the others. Check out the list of all budget quad-core phones here.

Yet another budget quad-core phone

Yet another budget quad-core phone

It isn't the first quad-core smartphone from the company. This latest device in Intex’s Aqua line-up, the I-5, is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM. Following the current fad of large screen handsets, the I-5 equips a 5-inch qHD display. It equips a 2,000mAh battery which promises to offer a talk time of up to 5 hours and about 7 days of standby time. The device runs on Android 4.2 jelly Bean.  It also includes the light sensor, motion sensor, proximity sensor and G-sensor.

Take a quick look at the specifications of the Aqua I-5:

  • 5.0-inch qHD capacitive touchscreen
  • Dual-SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 12-megapixel rear auto-focus camera  and 2MP front facing camera
  • 4GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot

Commenting on the company and the launch of Aqua I-5, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, GM-Mobility Division, Intex Technologies Ltd. said, “Smartphone penetration is witnessing an upward swing in India and is encouraging for handset companies such as Intex to innovate and put forth offerings that combine the latest technologies and features at an affordable price. The Intex Aqua series has done phenomenally well and we are pleased to introduce the flagship model the series called Aqua I-5. Feature rich, technologically advanced, this phone will make an ideal companion to the young generation who is always on the lookout for better, faster and savvier smartphones on the go that are value for money”

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