itel, the leading brand from TRANSSION, is all set to launch a new smartphone soon. If sources are to be believed, the device will be seen to sport a Face Unlock feature and is most likely to get launched on 19th November. Yesterday, the itel tweeted “With itel’s new smartphone, say goodbye to power banks because its mAha battery is going to last really long! #itelcelebrates4cr”. This evidently hints to the device being equipped with a high capacity battery.
— itel Mobile India (@itelMobileIndia) November 15, 2018
Going by the past launch trends of the company, the smartphone shall go on sale via offline channels. So far, there’s no clarity on the price that the product will retail for and the name of the model.
The China-based smartphone maker just concluded their ‘Har Dhoom Dhaam Mein itel ka Naam’ campaign on 13th of November to celebrate reaching a milestone of 4 crore+ consumers in India within a short span of 2 years. As per the company, the campaign swung for a period of 35 days giving customers a chance to win 10 Gold Coins and 1 Motorbike as Daily Bumper Prizes along with 1 Car as Jackpot Prize through a lucky draw at the end of the promotion period, on the purchase of any itel smartphone. 350 Gold Coins, 35 Motorbikes and 1 Car were given away as prizes in total, to endear and cherish customers amidst the joy of festivities. The company also launched an entry-level Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone – A23, with a 5-inch display with a face unlock smartphone at Rs 4999 during the run of the campaign.
The phone’s teaser image touted to the sport: a big battery; it also rumored to have full-screen display and face unlock.