ITEL, a part of Transsion Holdings Conglomerate which entered India in May this year, has introduced King Voice on its recently launched smart keypad devices it5231 & it5320.
As per the company, “the King voice is a text to speech application for smart keypad devices. It is a stock application that works as a personal interpreter which is user friendly and utility driven.”
King Voice can be activated via shortcut keypad commands. It lets the consumer navigate through their smart keypad devices assisted by voice support. King Voice also empowers its consumers with the ability to hear their incoming messages. King Voice announces incoming calls as well as reads out the mobile address book.
Introduced initially on two smart keypad devices, ITEL plans to bring the pertinent app to their entire range in the coming future.
Commenting on this, Sudhir Kumar CEO ITEL India, shared, “At ITEL Mobiles, we believe in keeping our consumers at the heart of our innovation and R&D. We strongly support the cause of Digital India and are proud to enable mobility experiences across geographies and classes of the country. King Voice is a testament to the same commitment keeping in mind the semi-urban and rural technology users. I say it with a lot of conviction that this simple yet extremely relevant app will make the mobile experience convenient & all-embracing like never before for masses.”
Currently, ITEL offers its so called “Smart keypad devices” below Rs 2,000 whereas smartphones are priced below Rs 10,000.
ITEL claimed that its mobiles, as per its current Phase I plan, are available across the markets of Uttar Pradesh East, Uttar Pradesh West, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. In the phase 2 plan, it plans to enter markets of Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura.