After a long while the Indian smartphone market is getting a new QWERTY keypad device as the domestic smartphone maker Intex launches the device Intex Aqua Qwerty for the Qwerty lovers in India. This is a touch and type phone that lets the users to use both the key board and the touch at the same time.
Android smartphones with Qwerty keyboard is hard to find now, and Intex want to take the benefit on the same. With Aqua Qwerty, Intex is aiming at the professionals and women smartphone users, and also those prefer a budget smartphone with a physical keyboard, than virtual ones.
“Intex has always been at the forefront in bringing innovative product which offers the convenience of both touch and type features for users who are Qwerty lovers but wish to explore the touch experience at the same time. We have stepped into the Qwerty keypad smartphone segment after a lot of market research, and we believe that Aqua Qwerty will be a vehicle of smartphone adoption in the highly untapped segment of women smartphone users in India, also meeting the needs of professionals who want to send error-free texts, without stressing too much on switching the keypad between signs, symbols, numbers and alphabets,” commented Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Business head, Mobile, Intex.
The Intex Aqua Qwerty is a budget priced entry level smartphone. It features a 3.5-inch display with 480 x 320 pixels resolution. The phone is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core MediaTek 6572 A/W processor, along with 512 MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded further up to 32GB, with microSD card support .
The phone has 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 1.3 MP front camera. This dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It has a 1500 mAh battery, and the connectivity options includes Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, 2G and 3G.
The Intex Aqua Qwerty is available in Blue and White color options, for Rs.5,490. Below are the key specifications of the device listed.
|SmartPhone||Intex Aqua Qwerty|
|Display||3.5-inch 320 x 480 pixels display|
|CPU||1.2GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572 A/W processor|
|MicroSD card support||Yes, up to 32GB|
|Front Camera||1.3 MP|
|Dual SIM support||Yes|
|OS||Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean|
|Connectivity Options||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS|
|Dimension||134.2 x 63 x 11 mm|
|Colors||Blue and White|
|Status||Available for Rs.5,490|