Intex has launched yet another Aqua-series smartphone into the market just after inroducing Aqua GenX in India on December 17. Called Aqua Star 4G, which comes with new iData Saver mode powered by Opera Max.
Priced at Rs 6699, the Aqua Star 4G is a LTE-capable smartphone, brings with it features of what the Samsung Galaxy J2 sports, of an Ultra Data Saving mode powered by Opera Max. Intex now becomes the first domestic manufacturer to integrate such functionality into its operating system. on a 4G-enable hardware.
iData Saver is one of those features, reduces data consumption by up to 50% on image downloads, webpages and streaming media, in particular the capability is excellent with image-heavy audio & video apps, with the like of Instagram, YouTube, Gaana and Saavn.
Specs-wise, the Aqua Star 4G packs a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels IPS screen, and is powered by 1GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit processor and gains graphics ability with Mali-T720 GPU. It has 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage – further expandable via microSD card slot.
The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box and boasts 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4 aperture, 4P lens and houses a 2-megapixel front shooter. Of course, it is a dual-SIM handset comes with support for 4G LTE connectivity, offering 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS options.
Impressively, the smartphone has equipped with Swalekh keyboard that lets users write in his or her own language and Matrabhasha service enables communication in 21 regional languages including Hindi. Finally, it is backed by a 2000mAh battery on-board.
You can buy Intex Aqua Star 4G in white, black and grey color through offline retail stores in the market starting today.
Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Mobile Business Head, Intex Technologies, said:
With the massive demand and high usage of smartphones, data consumption has become the most critical aspect for the consumer. Considering this changing behaviour, Intex has partnered with Opera Max to give its tech savvy consumers a built-in data-saving feature to control data consumption and get the maximum out of their data plans.
Nitin Bhandari, senior vice president for products at Opera, said:
Opera Max has been a huge success in India; a large proportion of our global user base comes from the Indian market. This clearly demonstrates that India is a tech savvy market, whose users demand the best data plans and who also need a platform that helps them control their data consumption more effectively. We are extremely delighted to partner with Intex and pleased that they chose our Opera Max compression technology to enhance their users’ mobile experience.