Intex is fast climbing the ladder in Indian smartphone market and it is evident from the series of smartphone launches by the brand. The handset manufacturer has now launched the Intex Aqua Trend in the market, which comes with some serious specifications. However, the brand has placed the device in budget segment, which means it will be facing the heat from some impressive devices in the market. This is the review of the handset for the benefit of our readers to help make up their mind.
The Intex Aqua Trend comes with a standard bar form factor that is being offered in several attractive color options. Its rear panel boasts of an attractive matte finish, which is in perfect contrast with glossy trimming on the sides and finish on the front. Intex has placed the physical volume buttons and power button on sides for convenient one hand operation.
Intex has equipped the Aqua Trend smartphone with a modest 5 inch display on the front for all multimedia purposes. Also, the resolution offered by the display is pegged at 720 x 1280 pixels, which results in good pixel density. This way users can enjoy all their multimedia files in stunning clarity.
Intex has pre-installed the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system in the handset to ensure a good user experience straight out of the box. It is a delight to use this handset owing to the material design and performance enhancements.
Performance and Battery Life
The performance offered by the handset is quite decent as it comes with a Quad-core processor, which has been clocked at 1.3 GHz by the brand. Furthermore, the processor has 2 GB of RAM at its disposal for performing well. Coming to the battery, the device is backed by 3000 mAh power pack that can easily last a day on mixed usage.
Intex has plonked a 13 Megapixel camera module on the rear panel of Aqua Trend for its photography loving users. The brand claims that the handset is capable of capturing life like images and is ideal for shooting special moments. On its front, the handset flaunts a 5 Megapixel selfie camera much to the delight of selfie lovers.
On the connectivity front, Intex has left no stones unturned as it comes with 4G LTE, 3G and Wi-Fi for Internet connectivity. Other options are microUSB and aGPS for data transfer and navigational purpose.
In the price range that the handset has been placed in, the device will be competing with Moto G 2nd Generation, YU Yureka Plus and Lenovo K3 Note. All of these handsets have been revered by Android users in India and pose serious competition.
Intex has tried to step up its game with the Intex Aqua Trend and managed to do so very well. The device is quite impressive coming from a brand like Intex, however, it might lose some ground when it comes to competition.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||August 26, 2015|
|Color||Black, Grey, Silver, Champagne|
|SIM Card||Dual Micro SIM|
|Operating System||Android v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|Dimensions||144.5 x 72.5 x 8.9 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.3 GHz Quad core 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Display||Size||5.0 inches (12.7 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, HD|
|Pixel Density||294 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||65.63 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.0|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||3000 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Polymer, Removable|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA|
|Video Format||3GPP, AVI, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 32 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, Flip Cover, Back Cover, User Manual, Warranty Card|