Intex launches touch and type smartphone for Rs 4,990

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Apr 25 2014, 20:07pm hrs
Homegrown handset maker Intex Technologies today launched its new touch and type smartphone -- Aqua QWERTY -- for Rs 4,990.

The handset combines a touch-sensitive screen and a user-friendly typing QWERT interface, aimed at offering users more choices in the way they use their smartphones, Intex said in a statement.

The dual SIM device features a 3.5-inch display touchscreen, 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, 1500 mAh battery, 512MB RAM and internal memory of 4GB (expandable upto 32 GB).

It also has a 5MP rear camera and a VGA front camera.

"Aqua Qwerty is a product which offers the convenience of both touch and type features for users who are QWERTY lovers but wish to explore the touch experience at the same time," Intex Business Head (Mobile) Sanjay Kumar Kalirona said.

Intex has stepped into the QWERTY keypad smartphone segment after a lot of market research and believes that the Aqua Qwerty will be a vehicle of smartphone adoption in the highly untapped segment of women smartphone users in India, he added.