Intex launches iRist – a smartwatch that can call

iRist Black

Imagine a smartwatch that can take and make calls without a smartphone! Well, it is finally here! Intex Technologies, the second largest smartphone maker of Indian origin, with a market share of 10.5%, yesterday announced its foray into the wearable segment with the launch of smartwatch under the name of ‘iRist’. Pioneers in technology, the smartphone player chose MWC Shanghai as the platform to announce this new venture amidst the presence of key Indian and global media.

iRist Black

Key Features of IRist
Screen – 1.56 inch
Resolution – 240*240
2 Ghz Dual Core processor
Android Kitkat 4.4.2
3G SIM Support
Voice Assistant
iWalk Pedometer
RAM – 512 MBROM – 4 GB
Camera – 5MP


IRist is a smartphone like device wrapped around your wrist in a sleek and beautiful design. The stylishly designed IRist comes with an in-built 3G SIM support that enables the user to make/receive calls through IRist independently without carrying their smartphone. Complementing this, iRist also has an app iConnect that syncs with your smartphone giving info on missed calls, unread messages and call logs of the phone.

iRist Orange

IRist has a special feature- the voice assistant that sends emails, messages, dial numbers, opens and closes apps et al at the command of your voice. A fully functional keyboard further adds to ease of use.

The smartwatch comes with a Bluetooth headset giving you the convenience of effortlessly answering calls, listening to music track. Besides, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features enable seamless internet access and file sharing. You can let your world reside on your wrist with the amazing storage capacity of 4GB ROM and a 512 MB RAM. It also has a 32GB extendable memory that is a rarity in smartwatch category. Packed with a 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor, the IRist runs on an Android OS, Kitkat 4.4.2 and has an in-built PlayStore App.

The smartwatch also has a strong 600mAh battery, again not common in this category which lasts really long, at a standby time of up to 200 hours and a talk time of up to 4 hours.

iRist Pink

Behind the scratch free Sapphire glass of the iRist is a clear 240×240 Resolution that reproduces 16million colors.  Not only does the IRist comes with a 5 MP camera, the best within wearable devices but also has a Face Detection feature. So now you can capture your memories with a simple flick on your wrist. You can also share the vivid images that the IRist captures with your friends anytime on the go.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Keshav Bansal, Director, Intex Technologies said, “We are stepping into a new era of innovation with the launch of the IRist. Today through this platform we have established our brand as a global dimensional entity that believes in bringing the best in class technology through its products. With the announcement of this new wearable by Intex, we are introducing a different category of products to our audience. We aim at taking home the advanced technology by our brand in order to familiarize the masses with the feature rich products which add convenience to their lives. We have always believed in improving the quality of life of people by empowering them with latest technological products at affordable price.”

You can now guide your way to your destination without any hurdles as the iRist is GPS navigation enabled. An in-built pedometer helps you keep track of every step you take and measure every calorie you shed in your journey to fitness.

The iRist comes in three stunningly designed color variants of Black, Pink and Orange.

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