Intex unveils Aqua Y2 Remote smartphone with IR blaster for INR 4,390

Although IR blasters have become common in the flagship smartphones, they remain absent in the budget phones. In an attempt to cater to the niche consumer-set, which wants IR blaster in its smartphones, Indian smartphone vendor Intex has introduced the new Aqua Y2 Remote smartphone.

The Intex smartphone packs an IR blaster and comes pre-loaded with ZaZa Remote app, which will allow the consumers to control their electronic appliances like TV, Set-top box, AC, Speakers, etc with their Android phone.

The Aqua Y2 Remote has been priced at INR 4,390 and includes budget specifications like a 4-inch WVGA display, 1500 mAh battery, dual-SIM support, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. The phone also features 1.2GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572 processor, 5MP rear camera, 2MP front shooter, 3G and Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

“The new Aqua Y2 Remote is the most reasonable smartphones with a soothing display to suit the user requirement. As the name suggests, the smartphone turns into a remote once synced with the products,” said Sanjay Kumar Karilona, Mobile Business Head at Intex Technologies.

According to Intex, Aqua Y2 Remote will be available in three colors – Grey, White & Black.

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