Indian smartphone manufacturer Intex on Thursday added what is calling a "flagship" and "premium" smartphone to its lineup, the Aqua GenX. The Aqua GenX is priced at Rs. 13,299 and will be sold through offline retailers starting Thursday.
As for the specifications, the Intex Aqua GenX runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with no word on when (or if) it will receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade. It sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display which comes with DragonTrail glass coating. It is powered by MediaTek MT6753 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.3GHz, and 2GB of RAM. On the storage front, the Intex Aqua GenX comes with 16GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB).
On the photography front, there's a 13-megapixel rear-camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter with software features such as Gloves Mode to enhance user experience. There's also a 2800mAh battery onboard. The dual-SIM capable smartphone offers 4G LTE, 3G, and Wi-Fi among other standard connectivity options. For the second SIM to be used, a user will have to take out the microSD card, the company noted.
On the software front, The device offers Matrabhasha, a service that enables communication in 21 regional languages including Hindi.
"Intex has always ensured quality products for its consumers and considering the cluttered market of feature rich phone, Aqua GenX is purely pragmatic in nature." said Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Mobile Business Head, Intex Technologies. "With the launch of GenX, we have given the industry and consumers premium experience at a remarkable price for everyone to own it. GenX is a combination of supreme configuration device which users willingly to pay."
The handset comes in two colour options: Silver and Champagne. Intex recently launched the Intex Cloud Flash mid-range smartphone, as well as the Intex Cloud Zest and Intex Aqua Air low-end handsets.