Itel has launched a new budget smartphone in India that is a part of Google’s Android Go initiative. The itel A44 Power comes with a big 4,000mAh battery, and is priced at Rs 5,999. It has gone on sale via offline channels, and it comes with a 100-day replacement warranty. Buyers will be able to choose from Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, and Deep Grey color variants.
The new Itel A44 Power features a 5.45-inch FWVGA+ (960×480 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor (unknown chipset maker), and has 1GB of RAM, and 8GB internal storage. There is also an option to further expand the internal memory up to 32GB by using a microSD card.
Itel A44 Power boasts a dual-rear camera with 5-megapixel primary camera, and a 0.3-megapixel secondary camera setup. The front of the device features a 2-megapixel selfie camera accompanied by a flash module, with support for Face unlock and proximity sensor.
The smartphone also features dual-SIM connectivity, and support for 4G with VoLTE and ViLTE functions. The main speaker of the device is present at the back panel, with no support for stereo-speakers. One of the USP’s of the Itel A44 Power is its 4,000mAh battery capacity that is said to last for three days. There is also support for USB OTG, which can be used to charge other devices.
Itel Mobile is owned by China-based Transsion Holdings Company that also has brands such as Infinix and Tecno in India. The company is already manufacturing its smartphone in India. Goldee Patnaik, Head Marketing of itel Business Unit said during the Smartphone launch, “Itel A44 Power brings with it the powerful 4,000mAh Li-Polymer battery for our target audience along with 5.45-inch FWVGA+ ‘Full Screen’ Display and dual rear cameras at a budget-friendly price point.”