After a long wait for almost over a year, first ever Sailfish powered smartphone makes its entry into Indian market. The country which is covered with Android powered devices has not let any other phones make its mark. Walking into the crowded market, Intex Aqua Fish with Sailfish operating system is trying to compete against other with a very competitive price tag of INR. 5499!
Intex boarded the Sailfish boat and joined hands with Jolla on July 15, 2015. That was almost a year back. The device was demoed at MWC 2016 which then made a big deal. However, it never was in the news until today where the device silently went on sale in India.
Intex Aqua Fish Specifications
Talking about the specifications of Intex Aqua Fish, it sports an entry level hardware. With 5-inch HD display, the device packs a unique design when compared to others. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8909 a.k.a Snapdragon 210, a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz with Adreno 304 GPU.
It packs a 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB. In terms of the camera, there is an 8MP shooter on the front and 2MP selfie camera on the front. It supports a dual SIM both is about micro card size with dual-standby (4G+4G).
The Intex Aqua Fish packs a good 2500mAh battery.
Well, the above-mentioned hardware is quite OK for the price tag it carries. What makes Intex Aqua Fish to stand out in the crowd is the operating system it runs on. It comes with not-so-known Sailfish OS version 2.0 out of the box.
A uniquely developed operating system by the ex-folks of Nokia and runs on the Linux kernel. It is an open source OS like Android and supports Android apps. So yes, you get to play with the new operating system along with millions of Android apps on the Intex Aqua Fish.
Price and Availability
The Intex Aqua Fish is available starting today in India’s leading e-commerce websites Amazon and Ebay in Orange color. It is priced very competitively at INR. 5499. Ebay customers can apply coupon code and avail it for a much lesser price as well. Purchase links below.