Itel Mobile launches 2 budget smartphones in India

Alonzo Simpson
March 20, 2018

The smartphones belong to the company's newer edge-to-edge screen portfolio. However, the company hasn't announced price and availability details of the iTel A44 Pro. As per Itel's philosophy, the S42 will be sold only in offline markets and not through any online retailer. Its sleek and sturdy design houses a 3GB RAM to smoothly run applications. However, the company says that the Itel A44 Pro will be made available at a later date.

The S42 features a 5.65-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved glass for protection.

The smartphone is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery.

The itel's flagship smartphone, S42 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 with a quad-core 1.4Ghz processor and along with Android Oreo operating system which offers smooth performance and further enables the users to multitask between various applications.

In terms of the optics, the Itel S42 features a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF). Up front, there is a 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 120-degree wide angle lens. Up front, there's a 13-megapixel sensor with a dedicated LED flash.

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The phone comes with connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and micro USB port. The handset is powered by 2400 mAh battery. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

Itel A44 also has 5 megapixels rear camera with LED flash and 5 megapixels front camera with LED flash.

The Itel S42 is equipped with a 5.65-inch Full HD+ TFT IPS screen with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels, and a pixel density of 285 ppi. The phone has Quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor with Mali T860 GPU. It has 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 32GB. Unlike S42 the A44 and A44 Pro run on Android 7.0 Nougat. The A44 Pro, on the other hand, is equipped with an 8-megapixel rear camera with flash and a 5-megapixel front camera.

The Itel A44 Pro is the slightly upgraded version of the Itel A44. It measures 148.00 x 70.50 x 8.20 (height x width x thickness).

The phone has dual-SIM slots and supports 4G VoLTE connectivity along with micro USB 2.0 port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and Global Positioning System. The A44 packs a 2400mAh battery. These phones will be available in Champagne, Rose Gold, and Red.

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