Premium looking entry-level smartphone
Display, configuration and software
The Intex Aqua 3G Strong is an entry-level Android phone for first time smartphone users. The device comes with a compact 4-inch display offering a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone has an appealing design with a brushed metal finish at the rear panel, and measures 10.1mm around the waist.
The Aqua 3G Strong utilises a 1GHz single-core Spreadtrum SC7715 processor, coupled with a paltry 256MB of RAM. On the software front, the phone runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat. It also has several pre-loaded applications like Opera Mini, Newshunt, Quick Office, and Ask Me.
Camera and storage
For imaging, the Intex Aqua 3G Strong offers a decent 2MP rear camera with an LED flash. For selfies and video-calling purpose, thereÂs a VGA shooter on the front. There is 512MB of internal memory on board, which users can easily further increase up to 32GB using a microSD card.
Connectivity and battery
The Intex Aqua 3G Strong offers most of the connectivity options users can expect in a budget device. For personal and professional numbers, it offers dual-SIM support, and comes with 3G, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, microUSB, and GPS connectivity options. The handset is backed by decent 1,400mAh battery, which promises to deliver 3.5 hours of talk time and 180 hours of standby time when the device is connected to 3G networks.
The Intex Aqua 3G Strong is a decent entry-level Android device for those moving from feature phones to smartphones. The budget Android KitKat-powered phone offers an attractive design with brushed metal finish, dual-SIM support, 3G connectivity, and a decent 1,400mAh battery. The layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the display is a rare spec in this price range.