Tech brand Itel unveils budget-friendly phone

Itel, a mobile phone brand, has unveiled in the country its latest and flagship smartphone which boasts of a longer battery life compared to other entry-level phones.

The itel P33 Plus, the newest installment in the Power series, is equipped with 5000 mAh battery that can last for four days without charging. 

It is capable of up to 100 hours of normal use, 39 hours of continuous 3G phone call, and 685 hours on standby. 

The smartphone also utilizes a battery management system dubbed as AI Power Master to maximize phone consumption.

Tech brand Itel unveils budget-friendly phone

Its power-saving feature adjusts the phone’s performance and app usage, extending the battery life up to 35 percent. 

The AI feature also allows the phone to enter sleep mode, auto brightness, and app freeze mode whenever needed.

The P33 Plus also has an ultra power saving mode, which only allows calls, SMS, and selected features to further maximize the phone’s battery life.

Bigger storage, wider screen

Compared to its predecessor, the smartphone has also expanded by 140 percent from 8GB to 16GB of ROM.

Powered by the Go edition of Android Oreo, P33 Plus gives the user more than 12GB of storage for photos, videos, and applications.

The 6.0” IPS Full Screen display also provides a wider viewing experience, with a screen ratio of 18:9. 

Privacy, security, camera

The newest Itel product also utilizes a facial recognition technology that can be used to unlock the phone.

It also has a fingerprint scanning technology that allows users to open the phone and answer calls.

With its 8MP dual rear and front camera, the P33 Plus enables capturing clearer photos, with a portrait mode that allows a bokeh effect or blurring of the subject’s surroundings. 

Tech brand Itel unveils budget-friendly phone
 Itel’s Sales Manager Star Lou discusses the phone’s features during its launch at the Ascott Hotel on June 18.
The phone’s camera is also equipped with Face Beauty V2.0, a feature that refines the subject’s face to look slimmer, ruddier, and smoother. 

The Itel P33 comes in three colors: the Gradation Blue, Deep Blue, and Champagne Gold. 

It is priced at P3,499 and is available in retail stores and online shopping store Lazada.

‘So much potential’

Star Lou, Itel’s sales manager, said that the tech company expects a positive response from Filipino consumers. 

He also said that Itel eyes to become the third-leading smartphone brand in the country in the next five years. 

“The medium and low-market in the Philippines has so much potential that’s why we launched the new model,” he told Manila Standard during the launch of P33 Plus.

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