If we look a couple of years back, there were hardly any smartphones available with a fingerprint scanner. As we know, fingerprint scanners are an added advantage for security, Intex Aqua S2 launched in India at ₹4,490 which is the cheapest Fingerprint Scanner smartphone. Intex has changed the game by offering a fingerprint scanner. What’s surprising here is the handset comes with a front LED flash for taking great selfies. Do you remember any smartphones that come with a fingerprint scanner and front LED flash under ₹5,000?
This 5-inch stunner is actually an entry-level smartphone with a fingerprint scanner. It is equipped with a 5-inch IPS display (854 x 480 pixels | 196ppi pixel density). Intex already has many 4G smartphones but the Aqua S2 supports 3G network.
Furthermore, it comes with an 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB using a MicroSD card, 1GB RAM, a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU from Spreadtrum 7731C and Mali-400 GPU. Besides, on the connectivity, it has a Micro USB port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, and GPS/A-GPS.
Talking about the cameras of the phone, there’s a 5MP f/2.2 rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash and another 5MP f/2.8 camera on the front side surprisingly with a LED flash. Both sides have 5MP camera. It packs a 2450 mAh battery claiming to deliver up to 5 hours of talk time and 110 hours of standby time.
Intex Aqua S2 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow software. The software offers apps like Emergency Rescue and Smart Gesture. In addition, some preinstalled apps such as Opera Mini, Saavn, Newspoint, Daily Hunt, LFTY, Matrabhasha and others can be handy. Intex Aqua S2 is available in three different color variants – White, Grey, and Champagne.
Intex Aqua S2 Specs Sheet:
- Display: 5-inch HD IPS Display (854 x 480 pixels | 196ppi pixel density)
- Software: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, backside
- CPU: 1.2GHz quad-core processor, Spreadtrum 7731C SoC
- GPU: Mali-400 GPU
- Memory: 1 GB RAM
- Storage: 8 GB internal, 32 GB external with MicroSD card
- Main Camera: 5MP f/2.2 rear camera with dual-tone LED flash
- Front Camera: 5 MP f/2.8 with LED Flash
- Connectivity: Micro USB, 3.5 mm earphone jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, and GPS
- Cellular: 3G support, Dual SIM (GSM + GSM), No VoLTE
- Battery: 2450mAh (non-removable)
- Weight: 153.8g
- Dimensions: 146.4mm x 73mm x 9.65mm
- Colors: Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Titanium Grey
- Price: ₹4,490