Transsion Holdings, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer that owns sub-brands like Tecno, Infinix, and Itel, has launched a new smartphone in India. Called Itel A44 Air, the entry-level smartphone is priced at Rs 4,999. It s available in three colors Blusher Gold, Elegant Blue, and Slate Gray and will be available across the country through select retail stores. Also Read - 7000mAh battery phone Tecno Pova 2 teased, India launch soon: Check full detailsAlso Read - Realme C11 2021 launched in India: Will compete against Tecno Spark Go 2021, Lava Z2 Max and more
As the price would have you believe, Itel A44 Air features modest hardware specifications. The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz Spreadtrum SoC, paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, with support for microSD cards of up to 32GB in size. It features a 5.45-inch HD display, with a resolution of 480×960 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. However, there s no notch. The smartphone runs Android Oreo (Go Edition), which should make it well-suited for basic usage. Also Read - Top tech news of week: Battlegrounds Mobile India launched, iOS 15 public beta released, more
For imaging, the A44 Air features a dual-lens camera primary camera setup, with a 5-megapixel sensor and a 0.08-megapixel sensor. There s also a single-lens 2-megapixel sensor up front for selfies and video calls. The cameras even come with some AI-based enhancements. All standard connectivity options (e.g. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth) are included in the mix, with a 2,400mAh battery rounding off the specifications sheet.
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Commenting on the launch, Itel s Head of Marketing Goldee Patnaik said, The Itel A44 Air breaks through by encompassing full-screen display, AI dual cameras and face-unlock, all at a budget-friendly price. We are sure this powerful combination of features and innovations in Itel A44 Air will provide our customers with a very delightful experience.