After the Wish A41+, mobile company Itel has launched a new budget smartphone in India. The Itel PowerPro P41 smartphone is priced at Rs. 5,999, and its big highlight is its mammoth 5000mAh battery, and 4G VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and ViLTE 4G (Video over LTE) capabilities. The smartphone has been made available in Graphite, Silver Grey, and Champagne colour options.
Design wise, the Itel PowerPro P41 sports a metal frame, capacitive navigation buttons, and power and volume keys on the right edge of the smartphone. At the back resides the speaker and the single camera setup.
As for specifications, the Itel PowerPro P41 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and sports a 5-inch WVGA (480×854 pixels) IPS display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Internal storage is at 8GB that is further expandable via a microSD (up to 32GB).
In the camera department, the Itel PowerPro P41 has a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with dual-LED flash support. At the front, there is a 2-megapixel sensor for selfies and video chatting. The big highlight is the 5000mAh battery that is rated to offer up to 95 hours of music playback time, standby time of up to 35 days, up to 18.2 hours of uninterrupted video playback, and talk time of up to 51 hours. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, OTG, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and GPS support.
Speaking on the launch, Sudhir Kumar, CEO – itel Mobile India, said in a statement, “With a steadfast emphasis on innovation, itel Mobile as a brand strives to add value to the lives of its users and satisfy their mobility requirements through its performance-driven range of smartphones. Following our successful foray into the 4G smartphone category with Wish series and selfie series, the launch of PowerPro P41 highlights our commitment to provide best-in-class products to our customers. The PowerPro series is renowned for its exceptional battery life and powerful performance. Equipped with state-of-the-art features, such as the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and an unmatched long-lasting battery, the PowerPro P41 is the perfect combination of high-grade performance and stylish design aimed at delighting Indian customers.”
The Itel PowerPro P41 comes with a multi-account feature that allows users to simultaneously operate two accounts on WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The device also has the Xender app pre-installed.
Itel PowerPro P41
|Release date||August 2017|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000|
|Colours||Graphite, Silver Grey, Champagne|
|Screen size (inches)||5.00|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||32|
|Operating System||Android 7.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||NA|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.00|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||No|