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Intex Aqua Raze II (2016)

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Spreadtrum SC9832A
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inch (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 4.5 inch TFT display, a Spreadtrum SC9832A chipset, and 1 GB of RAM.

Is this phone worth its price? Hopefully, it will become clear by the end of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Intex Aqua Raze II smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Intex Aqua Raze II specifications

BrandIntex
NameAqua Raze II
ModelAQRA2
Release date2016

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight4.52 oz
Dimensions5.39 x 2.68 x 0.37 inch
Colorsblue, champagne, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Intex Aqua Raze II is still considered to be lightweight and portable. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older SIM card size.

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCSpreadtrum SC9832A
CPUQuad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

The Intex Aqua Raze II comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. Google regularly releases new versions of Android. They have new features, improvements, and security updates. The quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. Many people consider ARM Mali GPUs a good option for mobile devices.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inch
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

This 4.5 inch smartphone comes with a TFT display. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. If we use our smartphones for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32 GB may be sufficient for our needs. We can expand the internal storage of the Aqua Raze II (8 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px
FlashLED
Selfie camera2 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The Aqua Raze II comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Worldwide, people use 4G networks. They have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The Aqua Raze II supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. We can use Bluetooth to connect our Aqua Raze II smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. The Aqua Raze II has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS. It is used to accurately measure and record outdoor activities. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 1750 mAh

The Li-Ion 1750 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. We can simply buy a new battery from the open market and interchange it by ourselves.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The Aqua Raze II smartphone has an accelerometer. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Intex phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • TFT display
  • limited-size screen
  • insufficient memory
  • insufficient internal storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • lack of autofocus
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no digital compass
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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