MWC 2016: Intex launches Aqua Fish Smartphone with SailFish 2.0 OS
MWC 2016 has definitely been a very good platform for smaller Companies to showcase their new devices to attract the global market. Grabbing this opportunity INTEX has Jolla’s Sail Fish OS 2.0, rather than Android OS. This OS was founded by Nokia’s former MeeGo software team that was shut down after the company decided to switch to Microsoft’s Windows Phone software in 2011, they are currently the makers of Sailfish OS and associated devices. The company along with Intex on Wednesday announced the launch of Aqua Fish smartphone in India in April. Before that this device was kept for display in MWC 2016, Barcelona, Spain.
Now let’s see some specifications of the phone it is full 5 inch display HD TFT (Thin Film Transistor) Display having a resolution of 720*1280 pixels so it must be able to provide a good crisp and powerful while taking photos. Well the system is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor with a 2GB LP DDR3 RAM. It also houses a 16 GB inbuilt storage and a expandable Micro SD Card storage of (upto 32 GB). It has 8 megapixel resolution for the front end and 2 megapixel of front-facing camera. This is powered by 2,500 mAh power and available in Black and Orange back colors. The Intex Aqua Fish supports 4G LTE connectivity along with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and Micro-USB 2.0.
While the show stopper is that this system is powered by Jolla Sailfish OS 2.0 rather than the traditional Android OS that is Intex generally uses for it’s smartphones. This new OS brings as fresh UI rather than the present UI that most of the present smartphones use.
Rather than the OS the Intelligence that the software provides is really good than the traditional Android OS. Some of them Swiping left or right for multitasking view in Latest Sailfish OS and drag up for updating the present view screen inside an app. Intex has become the first company in the world to license Sailfish OS 2.0 for it’s smartphones. The best part is that this operating system can run Android apps. So there won’t be any problem for users out there if you want to have a feel of this Sailfish OS UI with Android Apps working on it.