Intex Aqua i5 HD launched for Rs. 9,999

Intex has launched a new smartphone in the country. The new phone is dubbed Intex Aqua i5 HD. This will the successor of the yesteryear model aqua i5. The phone is priced Rs. 9,999, and will be available from today, May 15, 2014.

intex aqua i5HD

Aqua i5 HD is a mid range smartphone that features a 5 inch 1280 x 720p HD resolution. It is powered by a 1.3  GHz quad core processor along with 1 GB of RAM. MicroTek MT6582 is the chipset used and Mali 400 is the GPU. The internal storage memory in the device is 4 GB, which can be expanded further 32 GB using a microSD card.

Another key feature in this device is the 13 MP rear camera in the device. Though much is not known about the camera it will be the same camera that is used in Intex aqua HD. Features wise Aqua i5 HD is more like the Aqua HD.  The front camera has got a 5 MP sensor.

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is the OS used in this device. Intex offers guaranteed Kitkat upgrade in the near feature for this device. The connectivity options includes WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and micro USB port along with 2G and 3GB network connectivity options. The battery is of 2000 mAh capacity.

Intex Aqua i5 HD comes with proximity sensor, compass, accelerometer and ambient light sensor. It is a dual SIM phone that supports GSM and 3G data transfer.

Intex recently launched a touch and type qwerty smartphone called Intex Aqua Qwerty.  Intex Aqua qwerty features a 3.5 inch 320p display. it is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor from MediaTek along with 512 MB of RAM.  There is a 5 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front camera in this device.

At the price point of 10K we cannot find many devices featuring a 5 inch HD display. Most phones in this price range comes with a qHD or FWVGA display. The nearest competitor would be the recently launched Xolo Q900T.

Below I have listed the key specifications of Intex Aqua i5 HD and the Xolo Q900T.

Also See: Intex Aqua i5 HD vs Xolo Q900T

Phone Intex Aqua i5 HD Xolo Q900T
Price Rs.9,999 Rs. 10,999
Display 5 inch 1280 x 720p resolution 4.7 inch IPS LCD 1280 x 720p resolution
CPU 1.3 GHz quad-core 1.2 GHz quad-core
Chipset MediaTek MT6582 MediaTek MT6589
GPU Mali 400 Mali 400
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, upgradeable to V4.4 Kitkat Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
ROM 4 GB, microSD card up to 32 GB 4 GB, microSD card up to 32 GB
Connectivity 2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB, 2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB
Camera-rear 13 MP, 1080p video recording 8 MP 1080p video recording
Camera-front 5 MP 2 MP
Battery 2000 mAh Li-ion 1800 mAh Li-ion

Published by Pradeepkumar Valiyaparambil

Pradeepkumar is a Tech blogger and contributor to

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