The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop. The handset supports 2G on one SIM and 3G on another. It features a 5-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum (SC7731) processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM.
Though the USP of the Cloud Zest is its large 4000 mAh battery that is expected to deliver talk time up to 15 hours and standby time up to 500 hours. The Intex Cloud Zest will be competing against the Android smartphones with the similar gigantic battery like the Micromax Canvas Juice 3 and Lava Iris Fuel F1.
It has inbuilt storage of 8GB which is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card. It features a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity options include 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and Micro-USB.
The Cloud Zest measures 146x74x10.3mm; weighs 152 grams, and is listed in Black, Champagne, and White colours.