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Intex Aqua S

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Aqua S

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  • Poor Battery Back-up
  • Pros
  • GPS
  • Front-facing Camera
  • Expandable Memory
  • FM Radio
  • Dual SIM

Overview

Powerful Android Smartphone

03 May, 13 05:55 PM

Overview of Intex Aqua S

Intex Aqua S is an entry level Android based phone from Intex. Intex is a known brand in the market of computer peripherals. The phone has all the features of a smartphone and keeps you connected to your work, home and friends at all times.

Intex Aqua S Design and Build Quality

The phone is bar shaped with touch screen and touch input. The screen of the phone is not scratch resistant, which, according to us is a big drawback. The phone is available in a soft white colour and graphite black, which gives it a very rich colour. The phone dimensions are 116 x 60.5 x 13 mm and the weight is 138 grams, which is a little more than we would have liked. The build quality of the phone is sturdy and the surface is smooth to touch. The phone is comfortable to hold in hand and does not slip even when you are using your thumb to type.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Intex Aqua S

The phone comes with a super-fast 1 GHz processor with a 256 MB of RAM, which makes it a very fast phone. It is quick to respond to touch inputs. The screen is an impressive 3.5 inch with capacitive touch input of 320 x 480 pixels resolution. You can easily view movies on the phone. The on screen keyboard in portrait mode is a little uncomfortable to use because of closely placed keys in QWERTY mode but in landscape mode, it is a treat to use. The phone has an inbuilt memory of 128 MB and an extendable memory slot of 32GB support. The phone supports dual SIM and dual standby. The OS is Android Gingerbread V. 2.3.6. G-Sensor, Proximity, accelerometer sensor are available on the phone to make it easier to use.

Telephony and Phonebook

The phone supports Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, 2100 network and the call quality of the phone is very good. You can easily switch between two SIMs when receiving or making the calls. The phone of the phone can store unlimited entries. The call button takes you to the screen of call logs. You can also give a voice command to open the contact that you want. The phone talk time with full charge is 5 hours.

Messaging and Emails

The phone has SMS and MMS capability depending on the memory. The phone supports email and IM facilities. The phone also supports Push email (Gmail) as a third party application. Social networking services are also available on the phone.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

The phone’s video player supports MP4, 3GP, AVI, H264 formats at 25 fps that makes it almost a universal player. The phone viewer has the option of zoom and full screen. The size of the media gallery of the phone depends on the memory card. The phone supports two languages (English and Hindi) with English being the default language.

Intex Aqua S Music Player and FM Radio

The phone has an inbuilt good quality FM Radio. The music player supports all music formats and has an audio equalizer, which you can sue to optimize the sound according to your taste. The sound quality of the phone is bordering on great even in the full volume loudspeaker mode. With the use of 3.5mm jack you can connect the headset to the phone but at full volume the voice breaks when listening to headset.

Intex Aqua S Camera and Image Quality

The phone has an impressive 5MP back camera and VGA front camera. The camera has flash and 4x digital zoom. The picture resolution is 2592x1944 pixels. The phone gives impressive pictures even at night.

Video Camera and Video Quality

Video recording can be done from both cameras. The rear camera supports 720p and playback at 25 fps, which means that your videos are recorded at high quality and playback is impressive.

Intex Aqua S Connectivity Options

The phone does not support 3G but supports GPRS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB and has assisted GPS support. The Bluetooth supports A2DP and you can use this phone as a modem and Wi-Fi hotspot to connect your other devices.

Organiser and Other Utility Tools

Office organizer, alarm, clock, calendar, voice recording, stop watch, and SNS integration are the utility tools available on the phone

Web Browser and Applications

The phone supports Google browser and has built in Android market application. You can download all your favourite apps from the market. The phone

Google Maps and GPS

The phone supports internet based GPS and Google Maps app can be downloaded from the Android market app.

Distinctive Features of Intex Aqua S

The most distinctive feature of the phone is the support to Hindi language which very few smart phones have. Auto reply feature can be enabled on the phone.

Value for Money

The phone is priced at INR 6750 (approx., may vary) which is a little high from our point of view. More features could have been incorporated for this price such as more photo editing, direct upload to social sites etc.

Verdict

The phone is running on an out-dated Gingerbread OS and has not updated itself for a long time. At the price you would accept updated iOS. We would give the phone 3 out of 5 stars for having a powerful processor but old OS.

General

  • AnnouncedSep, 2012
  • Networks2G, Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • Colors AvailableWhite
  • Operating SystemAndroid v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
  • Languages SupportedMulti Languages(English, Hindi)
  • 2G NetworkGSM 900/1800 MHz

Format

  • Height116 mm
  • Width60.5 mm
  • Thickness13 mm
  • Weight138 gms
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar

Battery

  • Maximum Standby TimeUp to 360 hours
  • Maximum TalktimeUp to 5 hours
  • Battery TypeStandard Li-ion 1450 mAH

Internet & Connectivity

  • BluetoothA2DP
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • GPS
  • BrowserWAP
  • USB Connectivity
  • WAP
  • GPRS
  • Wi-FiWi-Fi Support

Other Features

  • Calendar
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • SNS Integration
  • Sales PackageCharger, Headset, USB Cable

Entertainment

  • Video Player
  • Video Recording
  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • Radio
  • Image Viewer
  • Games

Camera

  • Camera MP5.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution2592x1944 pixels
  • Digital Zoom4 x
  • Video Resolution@ 25 fps
  • Front Camera0.3 MP
  • GeoTagging
  • Resolution (Front)640x480 pixels
  • Primary Camera5.0 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, 4x Digital Zoom

Display

  • Display Colours262K
  • Display Resolution (H)320 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)480 pixels
  • Display Size3.5 inch
  • Multi-Touch
  • Touchscreen
  • Display TypeTFT

Ringtones

  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3

Messaging

  • T9 Dictionary
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM

Memory

  • RAM256 MB
  • Call Log
  • Memory Card SlotmicroSD/T-Flash, Up to 32 GB
  • Internal Memory128 MB

Our Ratings

  • Appearance
  • Ease of Use
  • Features
  • Performance
  • Value For Money
  • Overall Rating

Hardware

  • Processor1 GHz

Sensors

  • 3D G-Sensor

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apurv

28-12-2012 17:22:00

dude hows it please reply soon i want to buy this one!

Sanket

19-12-2012 09:14:00

im using this mobile, if battery life neglected its much comparable to samsung ace duos. I love this mobile