Intex Aqua S2 With Fingerprint Scanner Launched At A Price of Rs 4,990

Smartphone manufacturers Intex have been teasing about their latest budget device for quite sometime now, and the latest smartphone from the consumer electronics manufacturer, the Intex Aqua S2 was launched earlier today. The handset has been listed on the company’s website at Rs 4,990 and comes in three different colours- Champagne, White and Grey. the device is the cheapest smartphone in the country to sport a fingerprint scanner.


Intex Aqua S2 Smartphone Specifications

Hardware and Specifications

The Intex Aqua S2 has a 5-inch FWVGA (480 X 854 pixels) display with pixel density of 196ppi. It is 32-bit quad-core Spreadtrum (SC7731C) processor, which is paired with Mali-400MP GPU. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.

Camera Specifications

On the camera front, the Intex Aqua S2 sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and dual-LED flash. Up front, we have a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.8 aperture and single flash.

Battery and other specifications

The latest device from Intex houses a 2450 mAh battery, which claims to deliver talk time of up-to 5 hours and stand by time of 110 hours. The Aqua S2 offers Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1, GPS/AGPS, a micro USB port,  G-sensor. The phone also comes with pre-loaded apps like Intex Service, Daily Hunt, Newspoint, Saavn, Opera Mini, LFTY, Matrabhasha, and Online Software Update(FOTA). The handset measures 146.4 x 73 x 9.65 mm and weighs 153.8 grams.

Emergency Rescue and Smart Gesture feature

The Aqua S2 also comes with two other features which are Emergency Rescue and Smart Gesture. The Emergency Rescue feature is available in many of Intex smartphones, and after the government made it mandatory for phones to come with an emergency rescue button, Intex has been religiously following the order. Presumably, the Emergency Rescue feature on the Intex Aqua S2 allows users to send SOS messages to preset recipients in case of emergencies. To activate the feature, one would have to press the volume button for three seconds. The smartphone will then send an SOS message to the contacts assigned by the user. The message would include the location of the sender as well.

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