Intex has launched a new smartphone called Cloud Swift in India. Priced at Rs 8,888, it supports 4G LTE connectivity. It is one of the first smartphones under sub Rs 10,000 segment made by an Indian brand that comes with 3GB of RAM.

The smartphone will be exclusively sold Snapdeal. While registrations have already started, it will go on sale starting from October 20. Intex has also pre-loaded a bunch of apps, including the likes of Gaana, Hotstar, OneDrive, Clean Master, Opera Mini and OLX among others.

There is also a Smart Wake feature where users can access camera, music and files without unlocking the smartphone. To go this, users need to draw C, M or W on the screen. HotKnot is another feature that lets users share content with other smartphone by taking screen closer to other Intex smartphone with the feature.

Intex Cloud Swift specifications and features: It sports a 5-inch HD IPS display running at a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The screen is also covered with Dragontrail Glass protection to keep scratches away. Under the hood, the Cloud Swift is powered by MediaTek’s MT6735A 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Also on the offer is 16GB of onboard storage with an microSD card slot for further expansion.

For photography lovers, the smartphone is equipped with an 8-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing selfie camera. The camera interface also includes voice capture and slow motion video capture among other features. It is equipped with 2,500mAh battery, which Intex claims is decent enough to offer up to eight hours of talktime. Connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth and GPS are present. It comes loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.

At this price point, the smartphone will go head-to-head with the likes of Coolpad Note 3, InFocus M330 and YU Yureka Plus.

A detailed comparison table follows.

Features Intex Cloud Swift Coolpad Note 3 InFocus M330 Yu Yureka Plus
Display 5-inch IPS HD 5.5-inch HD 5.5-inch HD 5-inch full HD (1080p)
Processor MediaTek MT6735A 1.3GHz quad-core processor MediaTek MT6753 octa-core 64-bit processor MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core Processor Qualcomm snapdragon 615 64 –bit processor
Storage 16GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable)
Rear Camera 8-megapixel with LED flash 13-megapixel with LED flash 13-megapixel with LED flash 13-megapixel with LED flash
Front Camera 5-megapixel 5-megapixel 8-megapixel 5-megapixel
Battery 2,500mAh 3,000mAh 3,100mAh 2,500mAh
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Dual SIM 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Dual SIM 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Dual-SIM, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Software Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop with CoolUI 6.0 Android 4.4 KitKat Android 5.0 Lollipop
Price Rs 8,888 Rs 8,999 Rs8,999 Rs 8,999