Intex has become the first company to introduce QWERTY keypad bearing Android smartphone in the Indian market. The company has today announced the smartphone Aqua QWERTY, which sports QWERTY keypad instead of virtual one.
Priced at 4,990 and set to be available in couple of days, the Intex Aqua QWERTY packs entry level-specifications including 3.5-inch HVGA display, dual-SIM support, 5MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera so far. it operates on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and comes powered by 1.2GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory in addition to 1500 mAH battery.
The phone also includes microSD card support for memory expansion, and usual connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
“Aqua QWERTY is one such 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. We have stepped into the QWERTY keypad smartphone segment after a lot of market research, and we believe that the Aqua QWERTY will be a vehicle of smartphone adoption in the highly untapped segment of women smartphone users in India, also meeting the needs of professionals who want to send error-free texts, without stressing too much on switching the keypad between signs, symbols, numbers and alphabets,” said Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, Business Head, Mobile, Intex.