This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
If you are stuck with receiving an int array, you can't avoid iterating over it when putting them into a Collection, including ArrayList. Even if Java provided some syntactic sugar via autoboxing, it would still involve iterating the array, autoboxing each int and adding it to the List one by one. All you'd save is a little typing.