Intex Aqua Super: Budget Phone with 3GB RAM capacity and 4G connectivity

Intex is now a renowned manufacturer of smartphones, tablets and other high-end gadgets in India. With the introduction of Intex Aqua Super smartphone, the company is keen to offer the advanced smartphone at a budget price. The USP of the phone is 3GB RAM with 4G connectivity and at a price tag of about Rs. 6,000. However, let us explore in details to find what exactly the device has in store.

Features and Specifications  

The new Aqua Super by Intex Mobile arrives with a dazzling touch-sensitive IPS HD screen of 5 inches that supports a background resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a color density of 294 ppi. Running on Android v5.1 Lollipop operating system, the phone is powered by the Cortex A53 Mali-T720 MP2 Graphics Processor Unit, 1.0 GHz Quad Core processor and 3 GB RAM. This mobile flexes a rear camera of 8 megapixels and front camera of 2 megapixels.

Design and Quality 

Aqua Super features a well-built chunk plastic body with fine metal finishing along the edges. This well-built outer surface delivers a premium and polished look to the device with no extra textured layer in the middle. The handset is quite light in touch as it weighs only 130 gram and can be smoothly put inside the pocket due to its dimension of 144 x 75.2 x 7.65 mm. The HD display offers a decent view of animated visuals, text documents and app icons even in broad daylight. The essential capacitive buttons are placed below the screen while the front camera along with the LED sensor is placed above the screen. The volume and power buttons are placed on the right side of the device while the dual GSM slots and micro-SD slot are placed on the left.

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Os and Tech

Android 5.1 Lollipop is the OS which is clubbed with the stock UI of Intex allowing users to change the appearance, theme, effect and mode of the device pretty easily. The company has also packed certain latest features such as Smart Wake to allow users access files, camera, music and other applications without unlocking the device. It has also stocked other feature like Air Shuffle for enabling users to operate this device with the hand gesture. The phone is also capable of tackling HD games and videos besides supporting a wide number of multi-tasking activities. Running on 4G connectivity, users can enjoy the experience of pre-installed apps like Google, Youtube, Twitter and others even in faraway places.

Camera and multimedia   

The 8-megapixel rear camera of this phone is equipped with features like LED flash, digital, zoom, smile detection, face detection and others for capturing quality daytime images. The images captured in low-light conditions can be a disappointment event though it comes with the LED flash support. The front facing camera is ideal for capturing cool selfies and for making video calls. The phone is also bundled with many interesting multimedia features to provide surplus entertainment to the users. It supports playing video and music in all basic formats.

Battery and memory 

Aqua Super draws power from a battery of 2150 mAh which supports a talk-time duration of 6 hours and standby duration of 250 hours. The battery can withstand heavy to moderate usage for a sufficient time period. The phone offers ample storage space through its internal memory of 16 GB that can be increased up to 128 GB.

Pros and Cons

PROS

  • Promising features at amazingly affordable price
  • Bigger HD screen of 5 inches for viewing movies, games and videos
  • Advanced operating system of Android v5.1 Lollipop pre-installed features
  • Availability of 4G connectivity to perform different online activities at a rapid pace
  • Higher RAM capacity of 3 GB which is a bit of a surprise element keeping in mind the price of the smartphone
  • Satisfactory memory backup for storing files, data and folders quite easily.

Cons  

  • The performance of camera is average
  • Battery capacity not enough to support 4G usage or heavy multitasking for long hours.

Verdict

Intex Aqua Super has been priced below Rs. 6000. It is an ideal smartphone for those customers who are looking to buy a powerful smartphone capable of handling HD games and support better multi-tasking at an affordable pricing. This phone can definitely offer some good competition to phones like XOLO Era 4K, Lenovo A Plus, Meizu M2 and others.