Intex Indie 5 entry-level smartphone has been launched by the domestic smartphone company in India. The Intex Indie 5 comes after the launch of Indie 3 and Indie 33 smartphones, but the Indie 5 sports a massive 4000mAh battery at a price of less than Rs 5,000. The smartphone will be available in a single Black colour option across all the leading online and offline stores. The price of the smartphone has been set at Rs 4,999, and the phone has a selfie flashlight as well for those who're worried about the selfies in low light.
Intex Indie 5 specifications
Intex has added decent specifications to the Indie 5. The smartphone flaunts a 5-inch HD display on the front, carrying a resolution of 720x1280 pixels and 16:9 aspect ratio. Yes, the phone does not have the trendy 18:9 aspect ratio. The display itself is an IPS panel with 2.5D curved glass and Dragontrial protection. Under the hood, the Indie 5 has the MediaTek MT6737 chipset, clubbed with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage.
For those who're worried about the storage, Intex has added a microSD card slot as well allowing users to expand the storage up to 128GB. The phone comes with connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS and a micro USB port.
"Reiterating our commitment to cater to the consumers' ever-changing needs & demands, Indie 5 is a best in class 4G-Volte smartphone at an affordable price, which not only has the best specs and hardware, but also boasts of the indigenous SwiftKey Keyboard integration enabling our diverse consumers across the country to have the freedom & joy to express in their mother tongue. We are sure that Indie 5 will touch everyone's heart and be a delight for the young millennials," said Nidhi Markanday, Director, Intex Technologies.
The USP of the Intex Indie 5 is the massive 4000mAh battery, which is a rare feature to see on the smartphones priced around Rs 5,000. The device boasts an 8MP primary shooter on the rear and an 8MP selfie camera; Both the cameras are accompanied by an LED flashlight. The phone measures 10.1mm in thickness and weighs 162 grams.
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