Intex Aqua Star 4G smartphone launched in India for Rs 6499

Intex Aqua Star 4G smartphone has been officially launched in India. The latest 4G enabled phone comes with the new iData Saver feature which is powered by Opera Max. Lets check out the specifications and features of Aqua Star 4G.


Intex Aqua Star 4G Specifications

The Intex Aqua Star 4G features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display that is powered by a 1.0 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit processor along with Mali-T720 GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 8 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. It comes with Swalekh keyboard that will let the users write in their own language and Matrabhasha service will enable communication in 21 regional languages.

The Aqua Star 4G comes with a 8 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/2.4 aperture and 4P lens. On the front, there is a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The smartphone supports Dual SIM, comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It is 9.0 mm thick and weighs 150 grams.

The phone comes with iData Saver feature powered by Opera Max. Earlier, we saw Samsung Galaxy J2 being launched with Ultra Data Saving mode. Now, Intex becomes the first indian manufacturer this feature into the operating system. It will help reduce data consumption by up to 50% on images, webpages and streaming, specially with image-heavy apps like YouTube, Gaana, Instagram and Saavn.


The Aqua Star 4G includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The Intex Aqua Star 4G is available in grey and black color variants and has been priced at Rs 6,499. Recently, the company had launched the Intex Aqua GenX.

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.”

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