Both the Intex smartphones run Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box and comes with dual-SIM support. The Intex Aqua 3G NS and Aqua Wave come with a lot of identical innards. Both the handsets are powered by a 1GHz Spreadtrum (SC7715) processor; though Aqua Wave features a variant of the chipset - Spreadtrum SC7715A. Both the smartphones come with 256MB of RAM and feature 512MB storage. The Aqua 3G NS and Aqua Wave support expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). Both feature 4-inch displays with a screen resolution of 480x800 pixels.
One of the biggest differences between the two is in the camera department. The Aqua 3G NS sports a 2-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash, and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. The Aqua Wave, on the other hand, features a 0.3-megapixel front and rear camera. The rear camera on the Aqua Wave comes with LED flash as well. Both smartphones pack 1400mAh battery.
The smartphones also differ in dimension with the Aqua 3G NS measuring 122.5x63.3x10.1mm, and the Aqua Wave measuring with 123.5x64.5x10mm. Both the handsets support 3G on one SIM and 2G on another. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, Micro-USB, Wi-Fi, and GPRS/ EDGE.
The Intex Aqua 3G NS is listed in Champagne colour while the Aqua Wave comes in Black, Grey, and White.