Intex, an Indian mobile vendor in partnership with Jolla, the maker of Sailfish OS and Jolla Phone, has announced Aqua Fish smartphone, which is powered by Sailfish 2.0, the latest version of the mobile operating system, which works on the lines of Linux family. This smartphone was first showcased in Shanghai last year in July that’s when these two companies announced their partnership.
The Aqua Fish smartphone comes with 5-inch 720p IPS display and is powered by a Quad-core processor, which is clocking at 1.3GHz. The device is supported by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card slot. In the camera department, it has an 8-megapixel image sensor, which is supported by an LED Flash, while on the front is a 2-megapixel module. Sensors on the device include Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor and Proximity sensor.
Talking about the user interface, the company touts that it is completely redesigned to be faster and user-friendly and thus offering smooth and effective multitasking. Meanwhile, it also introduces advanced Android application compatibility. Yes, for those who didn’t know, the Sailfish OS can run Android applications. The new OS 2.0 promises improved stability and performance.
Regarding connectivity options, it supports 4G LTE networks, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and option to use dual SIM cards. You can charge the 2500mAh capacity battery via microUSB port. It isn’t a large battery, but per say to the low-end specifications, it delivers a standby time up to 312 hours and lasts around 20 hours of talk time. The Intex Aqua Fish smartphone measures 142.4 x 72 x 9.6 mm dimensions and weighs around 150 grams. It will be sporting Orange and Black color variants and is priced at Rs. 5,499.