With ample options available in the market, making a choice for the best smartphone is truly a difficult task. We bring here a specs and price comparison of two of the most recent launches, the Swipe Konnect 5.0 and Intex Aqua i5HD.
Buoyed by the success of the trendsetter Motorola Moto E, several handset manufacturers have introduced cheap smartphones in the burgeoning Indian market. In fact, the market has a myriad of mobile phones that offer great specs at affordable pricing. The two recent launches, Swipe Konnect 5.0 and Intex Aqua i5 HD, are trying their level best to gather maximum profits. We pitched the devices against each other to see if we can get a true winner. Below is a detailed comparison on Swipe Konnect 5.0 Vs Intex Aqua i5HD
Design & Built
Available in black and white color options, both the handsets offer a similar thickness profile. While Swipe Konnect measures 148x74x8.9mm in dimensions and weighs merely 135 grams, the Intex Aqua i5 HD has dimensions of 145.0 x 72.1 x 8.5 mm and bears a weight of 149 grams.
Both the smartphones flaunt a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display; however, there is a difference in the pixels resolution offered by the rivals. While Konnect 5.0 boasts of a 960×540 pixels resolution and Qhd IPS display, its competitor poses a 720×1280 pixels resolution and HD display.
Both the handsets derive their power from a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. They also run the same Android Jelly Bean 4.2 OS.
Aqua i5 HD holds a paltry 4 GB of in-built storage, whereas, Konnect 5.0 offers a voluminous 8 GB of native storage. Both smartphones enable users to expand the storage up to a maximum of 32 GB with the help of a MicroSD card.
On the camera front, Intex Aqua is the clear winner, by flaunting a whopping 13 MP camera at the rear and another 5 MP front-facing snapper.
Sporting an 8 MP primary camera at the rear end, Konnect 5.0 houses a 3.2 MP shooter at the front.
Both the devices provide the same connectivity suite consisting of Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, GPS, and USB.
While a decent 1950 mAh of battery fuels the Konnect 5.0, the battery offered by Aqua i5 HD features 2000 mAh of power.
The price of Swipe Konnect 5.0 is approximately INR 9000, whereas, the price of Intex Aqua i5HD stands higher at INR 10,000.
Both the rival brands promise to deliver similar performance, but they do have their own specified features and different price points. Customers who fancy having high-end cameras embedded in their handsets may opt for Aqua i5HD, but those willing to go for better screen and capacious storage can grab the Konnect 5.0. However, the final choice will definitely depend upon the user’s preference and budget.