Homegrown handset manufacturer Intex today released three new smartphones, estimated Rs 6,990 onwards under its new “Star” extend as it looks to catch a bigger offer of the firmly challenged Indian smartphone market.
The three new devices Star, Star HD and Star Power will be accessible from September 29 onwards estimated at Rs 6,990, Rs 7,490 and Rs 8,690 respectively. “The devices not only offer a longer battery life but also features like USB OTG and clicking selfies through the back camera by using the volume button on the phone. These are interesting features that will appeal to users,” Intex Technologies Business Head Mobile Sanjay Kumar Kalirona told correspondents here. In the following one month, the three models in total ought to sales one lakh units, he included.
The dual SIM handsets run on the most recent Android Kitkat operating system and are controlled by 1.3 GHz quad core processor and have 1GB RAM. The Star features a 5-inch display, 8MP auto-focus rear camera and 2MP front camera, 8GB memory (expandable to 32GB) and 2,000 mAh battery. The Star Power offers a 4.5-inch screen and a 3,000 mAh battery, while the Star HD sports a 5-inch screen with 13MP back camera and 5MP front camera and 1,800 mAh battery. “Star Power and Star HD supports USB OTG, implies clients can interface keyboard and mouse for utilizing on the smartphone.
These are a few features that will help us separate our items from rivals separated from the forceful valuing that we offer,” he said. Kalirona included that Intex will phase off its i5 scope of smartphones through the following few months as the firm extends its smartphone portfolio. Amid the April-June 2014 quarter in India, the quickest developing smartphone market in Asia Pacific, smartphone shipment developed 84 percent to 18.42 million units from 10.02 million units (in April-June 2013 quarter), research firm IDC said. Korean handset producer Samsung still keeps on leading the smartphone market with 29 percent share, emulated by Micromax 18 percent, Karbonn 8 percent and Lava six percent.