Indian company Intex has just announced the upcoming availability of its dual-SIM Aqua Wonder smartphone starting March 2013. The handset will be available for purchase for only Rs 9,990 outright, which is about $185 or €140.The folks at Fonearena report that the smartphone will hit shelves at more than 15,000 distributors and authorized resellers, as well as 40 Intex Squares (exclusive retail stores) and hypermarkets across the country.
It is also worth mentioning that Intex Aqua Wonder will ship with a free 4GB microSD memory card in the sales package. While not the best Android smartphone out there, Intex Aqua Wonder provides more than decent features for its price.
Aside from the free 4GB memory card that comes in the sale package, the smartphone features some useful pre-loaded apps, including WhatsApp Messenger, Facebook, Nimbuzz, Twitter, Sky and File manager.
More importantly, the smartphone ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box. In addition, the Aqua Wonder is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1 GHz, which is complemented by 512MB of RAM.
On the inside, the device embeds around 2GB of internal memory which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
There’s also an impressive 8-megapxiel photo snapper on the back that features autofocus, LED flash and video recording, while on the front there’s a secondary 1.3-megapixel camera for video calls.
Another strong point of the Intex Aqua Wonder is the large 4.5-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen display that supports 960 x 540 pixels resolution.
The phone offers dual-SIM capability (GSM + GSM), along with a high-capacity 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery, which has yet to be rated by the manufacturer.
Other highlights of the handset include 3G and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, 3.5mm audio jack, light sensor, Bluetooth with A2DP support and GPS.