New Delhi, Jan 2 IBNS | 10 months ago

Intex, the Indian smartphone manufacturer and vendor, on Thursday announced the launch of its 'Aqua Octa'- India's first true Octa Core processor phone.


The company announced their strategic alliance with MediaTek in mid November last year to bring this innovative technology on its platform and claimed to launch the device in the Indian market by end of December or early January 2014.

Keeping its promise, Intex 'Aqua Octa' is exclusively available for Snapdeal customers from Thursday onwards and is priced at Rs. 19,999/-

Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Business Head - Mobile, Intex Technologies (I) Ltd. said, "The launch of 'Aqua Octa' reinforces our brand's promise to bring premium smart devices at the leading edge of technology, to improve the quality of life of people at large. With the True Octa Core processor, Intex achieves another industry first by bringing the fastest 6-inch Android smartphone ever for the technically savvy customer. The incredibly responsive touch screen and innovative user interface adds that 'plus one' that our customers have come to expect from every Intex device".

"Intex 'Aqua Octa' is the slimmest smartphone available in Indian handset market with a thickness of only 7mm adequate for a perfect grip for ones palm. A true Octa core processor studded in its heart the phone beats at a speed of 1.7 GHz that enables a user to experience enhanced video experience with exceptionally low latency per frame," the company claimed.

With all 8 cores running simultaneously, the smartphone has the ability to allocate individual browser tabs to CPU cores. Talking of battery, the phone comes loaded with 2300mAh battery that provides up to 6 hours of talk time and 180 hours of standby.

This dual SIM smartphone comes laden with a 6 inch capacitive touch OGS HD display that provides a 720X1280 resolution. The phone is studded with 13MP rear with autofocus and also flaunts a 5MP front camera. It gives a high resolution video playability and support various video formats such as 3GPP, 3GP, MP4 and AVI and can play 60 FPS video files.

For the users and urban professionals who like to keep their world loaded on their smartphones the phone comes with an elaborate memory backup with 16GB internal memory and 2GB RAM making it faster and better while multi-tasking.

Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the smartphone has plethora of connectivity options available and gives its users an ease of connectivity via Micro 5 Pin port, bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, EDGE, GPRS and WAP.

Available in White and black, 'Aqua Octa' will be available across 40,000 plus retail outlets, more than 42 INTEX SQUARES (exclusive retail stores), several hypermarkets and other leading e-commerce portals from January 15 onwards.

(Posted on 02-01-2014)