Itel has introduced a fresh addition to its P series lineup with the launch of the Itel P40 in Kenya. This 4G smartphone is now up for grabs across the country, starting today, at a price of Ksh.11,800.
The phone brings forth a range of captivating features, especially considering its budget-friendly nature. One notable highlight is its colossal 6,000mAh battery, equipped with 18W fast charging support. Itel claims that this battery can last for an impressive 15 days on standby, offer 32 hours of continuous calling, provide 62 hours of music playback, and deliver 8 hours of gaming time.
Compared to its predecessor in the Itel P series, the P40 offers an upgraded memory capacity to accommodate extensive data storage and seamless multitasking. It presents two memory options: 64+7GB and 64+4GB.
Driving the Itel P40 is an octa-core Unisoc SC9863A SoC, ensuring smooth performance and efficient power usage.
Running on Android 12 (Go edition), the Itel P40 showcases a 6.6-inch HD+ (720 x 1,612 pixels) IPS display. Its screen features a stylish waterdrop-style notch, which houses the front-facing camera responsible for capturing excellent selfies.
In terms of photography, the Itel P40 boasts a dual rear camera system, accompanied by an LED flash. This setup comprises a 13-megapixel sensor with an f/1.85 aperture. Meanwhile, a 5-megapixel sensor resides on the front, taking care of self-portraits and video calls. The selfie camera offers additional software enhancements such as an AI Beauty mode to enhance your appearance.
Moreover, the phone offers various shooting modes, including Pro Mode, Panorama Mode, and Time-lapse Mode, providing users with versatile options to capture their desired shots.
Authorized mobile retail outlets throughout the country offer the Itel P40 for purchase at a recommended retail price of Ksh 11,800, as stated earlier.