Intex plans to launch 4G smartphone in first half of next year

Intex Technologies is planning to launch its 4G smartphone in the first half of next year.

Currently, 80 percent of Intex smartphones are 3G phones.

Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, business head – Mobile, Intex Technologies, said: “Both 3G and 4G phones will get more prominence next year.”

Intex, which is looking at 80 percent growth in revenue in 2014 from the Rs 1800 crore revenue this year, is planning to expand in India to tap new geographies.

The devices vendor will also be adding more distributors. At present, it has around 650 service centers to look after mobile phone users’ concerns.

Intex plans to launch 4G smartphone in first half of next year

The phone vendor is competing with MNC phone majors such as Apple, Samsung, Nokia, LG, Sony, etc.

Meanwhile, Intex in an alliance with chip vendor MediaTek announced its Octa-Core smartphone that will be available in India at a price of around Rs 20,000 early next year.

“MT6592 chip combines an advanced eight-core application processor with multimedia capabilities and mobile connectivity for a perfect balance of performance and power consumption. Each of the eight CPU cores is capable of clock speeds up to 2GHz, designed to offer superior multi-tasking and excellent performance-per-watt for higher-end smartphones and tablets,” said Finbarr Moynihan, general manager, International Sales and Marketing, MediaTek.

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