iTel entered the Indian mobile phone market in May last year by launching six new feature phones – SmartSelfie it2180, SmartPower it5600, SmartSelfie it5231, PowerPro it1410, Wish it1508 and SelfiePro it1511. Today, the company came up with a new affordable smartphone called iTel Wish A41. Earlier to this, the company launched the iTel it1518 and it1520 smartphones priced at Rs. 6,999 and Rs. 8,490 respectively. Now, the new Wish A41 costs just Rs. 5,840 and comes with decent entry-level specifications. The device sports a polycarbonate body with rounded corners.
Speaking on the launch, Sudhir Kumar, CEO of itel Mobile India, said,
“With a significant focus on the ever increasing demand of 4G phones in the smartphone industry, we have added another innovative and value driven smartphone Wish A41. itel constantly endeavours to equip consumers with technological innovation needed to claim their ‘Right to Progress and emerge as one of the leading smartphone players in the industry. Given the success that other itel 4G smartphones have registered in the country, we are confident that Wish A41 will receive great market traction and create a benchmark in the industry.”
On the back of the device is a circular ‘SmartKey’ that can be used for different functions like taking screenshots and capturing photos in the camera app. With the ‘Multiple Account’ app, the user can have two accounts on Facebook or WhatsApp on the same device. For example, the user can have WhatsApp accounts for both the numbers on this device. It even offers SOS feature which was made mandatory by the Government of India. The device sports a 5-inch display with FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution. It is powered by unspecified quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and comes coupled with 1GB of RAM.
There is 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB using the MicroSD card slot. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports dual SIM dual standby. Coming to the cameras, the iTel Wish A41 features a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and a 2MP selfie camera on the front. Both the cameras are accompanied by LED flash for capturing photos even in low light conditions. It is backed by a 2,400mAh battery that might not give more than a day long battery life. The device will be available in Champagne, Calx, and Rose Gold color options.