(Also see: Intex Aqua Desire HD vs. Xiaomi Redmi 2)
The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) based Intex Aqua Desire HD runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box and features a 5-inch (720x1280 pixels) HD IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6592M) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.
It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports a 10-megapixel autofocus rear camera with an LED flash, while there is a secondary 5-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard. On the connectivity front, the Intex Aqua Desire HD offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options.
(Also see: Intex Aqua Desire HD vs. Intex Aqua Desire)
The smartphone packs a 2000mAh battery, which according to the official listing is rated to deliver up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 210 hours of standby time. It measures 140x71.9x7.9mm, and will be available in Black and Blue colours.
Another budget Aqua-series smartphone, the Intex Aqua M5, went on sale on Wednesday via an e-commerce website, priced at Rs. 5,299.
The Intex Aqua M5 features a 5-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) display and dual-SIM support. It runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582V/X) processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. It comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). There is an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash onboard apart from a 2-megapixel front camera. The handset supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, and Micro-USB connectivity options.
The smartphone is backed by a 2000mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time.