Intex has launched another budget device, the Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus into the smartphone market. The Aqua 5.5 VR Plus is a successor to the Aqua 5.5 VR and comes with a free VR headset. The device sports decent specs quite similar to those that the original Aqua 5.5 VR offers, save for certain significant differences which are pointed out in this article.
Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus Specifications, Review and Highlights
Display & Design
The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus sports a 5.5-inch IPS capacitative touchscreen which offers 1280720(HD) of pixels resolution. The device comes in a champagne colored metal unibody design with a texture finish to the back cover. It weighs 176g and measures 15377.5*10.3mm in dimensions for height, width and thickness respectively .
Storage & Processor
The smartphone’s Quad-Core MT6737V/W processor which runs at clock speed of 1.25GHz comes handy for multitasking and is coupled with Mali T720 GPU to handle its graphics. Aqua 5.5 VR Plus packs 2GB of RAM as against the 1GB of RAM its predecessor has and comes with an internal storage of 16GB which is expandable up to 64GB using a microSD.
The Aqua 5.5 VR Plus carries a slight plus over the Aqua 5.5 VR in this department. It sports an 8MP Autofocus camera with LED Flash on the rear while it comes with a 5MP selfie camera also with LED Flash.
Battery & Connectivity
The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus packs a 2800mAh battery which can offer up to 250hours on standby and as much as 18hours on voice calls. Connectivity options include; Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, VoLTE. It comes with a free VR headset to translate you into the world of Virtual reality
The device will expectedly run Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box.
Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus Full Phone Specifications
Aqua 5.5 VR Plus
GSM 900 / 1800 MHz
HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
Band 3 / Band 5 / Band 40
GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps
Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
Metal Unibody Design
IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
1280 x 720 pixels
1080p HD Video
Autofocus, Face detection, HDR, Panorama
Rear camera: Yes
Front camera: Yes
Fixed Focus, GC2365 sensor
Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
64-bit MediaTek MT6737V/W
Number of Processor Cores
16GB internal memory
expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Gyroscope
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
USB On-the Go (OTG)
Yes (threaded view)
Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
Yes, MIDI, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR
Yes, 3GP, AVI DIVX, F4V, MP4, MPEG, MOV, VOB
Yes, 3.5mm Jack
Availability and Price of Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus in India & China
The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR Plus will be available exclusively from Flipkart for Rs. 5,799 in India. The device comes in Champagne colour only.