itel is now in the laptop business with the announcement of its first product, the Able 1 laptop. The company introduced the device at the online launch of itel P37. Where it also announced the itel TV, itel Earbud X, and T1 and the all-new itel Android TV.
Officially, the company says it comes in a 19.9mm slim body design. With three thousand milliamp battery which can give about six hours minimum usage. itel says the laptop is specially designed for automatic voltage adjustments between 100-240 volts. It is powered by a quad-core CPU and has one terabyte of hard disk space. Supports Bluetooth 4.2, has two USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI and a micro SD card reader port.
It seems the laptop is geared towards light office work and studies. There are plans for new models with more customized features. The retail price for the laptop is KSH 39,999 in Kenya and NGN 200,000 in Nigeria. You can order them online from Jumia Kenya and Nigeria online stores as they are currently on discount.
This is what the company says about the device.
itel is introducing its first Laptop product, ABLE 1. With its flagship laptop, itel seeks to address the three most important factors affecting personal computers; Processing Power, Battery Power, and Storage.
Also checkout the new itel Spirit 1 laptop.
We did a little digging around and believe these below are the device specifications of the new laptop. We are however reaching out to itel to confirm this and we will update you on any changes necessary.
itel ABLE 1 device Specifications
|Dimensions||33.63 x 22.3 x 1.99 cm|
|OS||Windows 10 Home|
|Display||14-inch HD (1366 x 768)|
|CPU||Intel® Celeron™ N3350 (Quad-Core, 1.1-2.4Ghz) /N3450 (Quad-Core, 1.1-2.2Ghz)|
|Connectivity||WiFi: 2.4G, 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth: BT4.2|
|Storage||eMMC 32G, 1TB (5400rpm)|
|Price||NGN 200,000 | KSH 39,999|
|Battery||7.4V 3000mAh (22.2Wh), up to 6 hours usage|
|Adapter||Automatic voltage adjustment between 100-240V AC 50/60Hz, 40 Watts (19V/2.1A)|
With special design for unstable voltage
|Port||2 – USB 3.0 ports, 1- HDMI, Phone Jack, Micro SD card reader(TF card)|
What are your thoughts on the device and itel entering into a new product category?
Update: Updated to include official device retail price and specifications.
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