Intex has launched its new Aqua Ace smartphone at Rs. 12,999. The domestic manufacturer is also offering bundled a 1-year screen breakage warranty alongside a complementary bag pack and a sensor-based flip cover free with the smartphone.
The Intex Aqua Ace will be available in Black and White colours. The 4G-enabled Aqua Ace features a 5-inch Super Amoled display with an HD screen resolution of 720x1280 pixels. The company touts that the handset sports Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on both front and back panels. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box and will be powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.
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The Intex Aqua Ace will be competing against the popular Asus ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE550KL) which comes with 3GB of RAM and is available at Rs. 13,999. The handset sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with Samsung sensor and LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera also on board.
The Intex Aqua Ace is backed by a 2300mAh battery that is said to deliver up to 6 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time. The Aqua Ace features 16GB of storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). It measures 145x71.5x6.7mm and weighs 121.5 grams.
Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Mobile Business Head, Intex Technologies said, "Intex has been consistently raising the bar for the industry and with Aqua Ace, we have once again taken a leap to the next level with 3GB RAM, double gorilla glass and a massive memory capacity of up to 128GB. The Aqua Ace combines the best of everything - sleek looks, sturdy nature, and a breath-taking performance which clearly makes it the best smartphone in sub-Rs.15,000 segment."