Intex Aqua Star 4G with 5-inch HD display, iData Saver launched for Rs. 6499

Intex Aqua Star 4G

Intex has launched Aqua Star 4G, the company’s latest 4G smartphone with new iData Saver feature powered by Opera Max. Samsung launched the Galaxy J2 with Ultra Data Saving mode powered by Opera Max. Intex becomes the first Indian brand to integrate Opera Max’s functionality into its operating system on its 4G smartphone. This feature will reduce data consumption by up to 50% on images, webpages and streaming, especially with image-heavy audio & video apps, such as Instagram, YouTube, Gaana and Saavn.

Intex Aqua Star 4G

It packs a 5-inch HD display, is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, has a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. As the name indicates, it has 4G LTE connectivity and also has dual SIM support. It has Swalekh keyboard that lets users write in his or her own language and Matrabhasha service enables communication in 21 regional languages including Hindi.

Intex Aqua Star 4G specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit processor with MaliT720 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4 aperture, 4P lens
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 143 x 72.6 x 9mm; Weight: 150g
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2000mAh battery

The Intex Aqua 4G comes in white, black and grey colors and is priced at Rs. 6,499.

Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Mobile Business Head, Intex Technologies, said:

With the massive demand and high usage of smartphones, data consumption has become the most critical aspect for the consumer. Considering this changing behaviour, Intex has partnered with Opera Max to give its tech savvy consumers a built-in data-saving feature to control data consumption and get the maximum out of their data plans.

Nitin Bhandari, senior vice president for products at Opera, said:

Opera Max has been a huge success in India; a large proportion of our global user base comes from the Indian market. This clearly demonstrates that India is a tech savvy market, whose users demand the best data plans and who also need a platform that helps them control their data consumption more effectively. We are extremely delighted to partner with Intex and pleased that they chose our Opera Max compression technology to enhance their users’ mobile experience.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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