Intex introduced Aqua Fish smartphone running Sailfish OS 2.0 earlier this year at the MWC. It was expected to launch in April, today the company has finally launched the phone. It packs a 5-inch HD screen, is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad core processor, has 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
It also has dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity. The Sailfish OS 2.0 comes with a revamped user interface, also introduces improved Android application compatibility and browser experience, smoother transitions and overall improved stability and performance.
Intex Aqua Fish specifications
- 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
- 1.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 (MSM8909) processor with Adreno 304 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with MicroSD
- Sailfish OS 2.0
- Dual SIM
- 8MP rear camera with LED Flash
- 2MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 142.4x72x9.6 mm; Weight: 150g
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2500mAh battery
The Intex Aqua Fish comes in Orange color and is priced at Rs. 5,499. It is now available from eBay.
Commenting on the launch, Keshav Bansal, Director, Intex Technologies, said:
At Intex, it’s our constant endeavor to bring latest technology to our consumers first. Keeping with that tradition, we are delighted to partner with Jolla to launch the world’s first smart phone with a licensed Sailfish OS. Sailfish is a young mobile OS; a challenger with a lot of promise. We are confident that our consumers will enjoy the Sailfish experience on the Aqua Fish.
Sami Pienimäki, Jolla Co-Founder, said:
We are very excited and proud to witness the launch of Aqua Fish, the first Sailfish OS powered smartphone licensed by a major device vendor. With Intex Aqua Fish, smartphone lovers in India will get the possibility to experience a totally new, fast and smooth user experience, and run their favorite Android apps in a totally new environment.