China-based Transsion Holdings’ itel Mobile is set to launch a new feature-packed smartphone in India on May 16 that would take Redmi 6A head on. Industry sources told IANS that the power-packed itel device is likely to be launched below Rs 5,000.
Xiaomi Redmi 6A base variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 5,999 and its other variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 6,499.
The device may house features like AI dual camera, capable of performing tasks beyond just capturing good pictures, 2GB RAM for multitasking, latest Android Pie 9 OS, full screen HD+ display and double security features like fingerprint and face unlock.
Sources said that the upcoming itel device would be a good choice in the budget smartphone segment.
The latest itel portfolio includes A44 Air, A44 power and A23 which are priced at Rs 4,399, Rs 4,599 and Rs 3,999 respectively. The company logged 7% share in the feature phone segment in the first quarter of 2019, according to Counterpoint Research.