Itel Mobile, a part of Transsion Holdings, has today announced the launch of its entry-level smartphone in India. Dubbed as itel A46, the smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 4,999 and it will be available for purchase from retail stores across India. It will be available in Diamond Gray, Fiery Red, Neon Water and Dark Water colour options.
The company has also partnered with Reliance Jio to offer 50GB of additional 4G data along with Rs 1,200 instant cashback on the recharges of Rs 198 and Rs 299 over a period of 24 months.
The major highlight of the smartphone is the AI dual rear cameras along with compact form factor. The smartphone is equipped with a 5.45-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The phone is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core processor and it is backed up by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The company says that there will be another variant with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
For optics, the phone is loaded with a dual-camera setup at the rear, which comes with a combination of 8-megapixel primary lens and a VGA secondary sensor along with an LED flash. The dual camera comes with AI scene detection and it can identify 1001 types of objects. The camera comes loaded with different modes including face beauty, portrait mode and bokeh mode. For the front, the itel A46 is equipped with 5-megapixel shooter with soft flash.
The phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie and it is backed by a 2400mAh battery. The device is equipped with a fingerprint sensor along with the face unlock feature. On the connectivity front, the phone supports dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, GPS, dual-SIM and microUSB port.