The Chinese smartphone manufacturer itel has unveiled a new budget smartphone in Bangladesh. The itel A49 Play, which is another model in the A49 series, is an affordable 4G smartphone with a 6.3-inch HD+ waterdrop notch screen in the country.

itel A49 Play Launched

The itel A49 Play sports a 6.3-inch display with a waterdrop notch for the front camera. It has an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a refresh rate of 60Hz.

Under the hood, the A49 Play is powered by a octa-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The SoC also has the PowerVR IMG8322 GPU onboard. The device comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. With a TF card, users can expand the memory capacity of the device by up to 64GB.

The device packs a 4000mAh battery with no specified fast charging support, however, it is rumored to offer 5W/10W of charging capacity. The device runs Android 11 (Go Edition) out of the box and comes with AI Face Unlocking and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security.

itel A49 Play Specs

As for its optics, the device has a dual-camera setup in a pill-shaped camera module. The main camera present on the device is a 5-megapixel sensor and the other cutout hosts a VGA sensor. The LED flash is also placed inside the camera module. On the front, we get a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies.

itel A49 Play

itel A49 Play Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


  • Announced: 2022, December
  • Status: Available. Released 2022, December 6


  • Dimensions: mm
  • Weight: g
  • Build: Plastic
  • Colors: Blue Wave, Black, Digital Purple
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.3 inches
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Protection: Scratch Resistant Glass

Operating System

  • Android 11 (Go Edition)


  • Chipset: UniSoC Spreadtrum SC9863A
  • CPU: 1.3GHz Octa-Core
  • GPU: PowerVR IMG8322
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 64 GB via microSD card


  • Main Camera: Dual
    • 5 MP
    • AI Lens
  • Features: Single LED-Flash, Geo-tagging,Touch focus
  • Video: 720p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 5MP
  • Features: Face Unlock, Face Beauty
  • Video: 480p


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
  • Charging: Regular

itel A49 Play Price and Availability

The A49 Play comes with a single storage configuration on 2GB RAM + 32GB storage which comes with a price tag of 7990 BDT (about $77) in Bangladesh.

itel A49 Play in colors

The device is offered in three color variants – Blue Wave, Black, and Digital Purple.

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