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Intex to launch a 6-inch HD smartphone with 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor

on November 18, 2013 – 12:44 pmNo Comment

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Intex has announced that the company has tied-up with MediaTek again to launch India’s first smartphone featuring MediaTek’s MT6592 True Octa-Core processor. The upcoming Intex smartphone doesn’t have a name yet, but it would feature a 6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS  display and run on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It would feature a 13-megapixel auto focus rear camera with LED Flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera similar to the Aqua i7.

Commenting on the announcement, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Business Head- Mobile, Intex Technologies said,

Our quest to become the top smartphone player in the industry has made us bring extraordinary products with such revolutionary technology in the hands of consumers.  We have always banked upon our tech pedigree to meet the ever changing demands of Indian consumers. We are overwhelmed with the trust that MediaTek have put in us to create the best possible handset providing extraordinary user experience to consumers.

It would come equipped with a 2GB RAM and comes with 16GB and 32 GB variants. Intex has also revealed that it would have all metal finish with an exchangeable battery design and pack dual Yamaha 1420 speakers. Battery life is not available yet.

Intex Octa-Core smartphone specifications

  • 6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with 700 MHz Mali450-MP4 GPU
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p Full HD video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • dual Yamaha 1420 speakers
  • 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, aGPS
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB/ 32GB internal memory

No word on the launch date or the pricing yet. The True Octa-core processor from MediaTek can activate all eight cores simultaneously for exceptional multi-tasking. Even though MediaTek had revealed details about the chip back in July, the processor is set to be launched globally this week, reveals the Intex press release.

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