Intex Technologies, the second largest smartphone maker of Indian origin, has announced its association with Microsoft to become the first smartphone brand in India to pre-install and provide OneDrive cloud storage. Its customers will receive an additional 50 GB of storage for 2 years.
OneDrive will be available in Intex Smartphones with a memory configuration of 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM namely- Aqua Speed HD, Aqua Power Plus, Cloud Power Plus and Aqua Star II (16GB) and all future models matching the said configuration.
To avail of this service of Microsoft, users will be required to sign in with their Microsoft account to access and share their files through the in-built OneDrive app. With this, the users can access their files from any device – such as their PC or Mac or other tablets or smartphones. OneDrive also works with Microsoft Office. So users can create, edit, and share Office documents using OneDrive. From OneDrive.com, they have access to Office Online, which is free and works right in their web browser. They can also download the Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote apps to their Intex smartphone to stay productive while on the go.
With its association with Microsoft, the Intex devices will also come with inbuilt Skype service of Micrrosoft, one of the world’s most popular video and voice calling products, with more than 300 million monthly users. Skype App is currently available in select Intex models namely – Aqua Turbo 4G, Aqua Star II (16GB), Aqua Life III and Aqua Slice II.