iTel iNote Beyond 3G Review: Features, Specs and Price

iTel iNote Beyond 3G $70
1.5

Summary

iTel iNote Beyond 3G is A 3g low-end android smart phone from iTel Nigeria.

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Just yesterday, she came around with this toy – “iTel iNote Beyond 3G” and was like – hey boy, I’ve got myself a decent phone since you insisted on changing my windows mobile phone.

I held the device for about 30 minutes accessing the features and can’t hide how much dissatisfied I was with the design and internal memory that leaves so much to be desired.

Even though it is a common knowledge that one can increase the internal memory of android phones using this trick, it still doesn’t justify a smart phone coming aboard with only a meager 150MB of internal storage.

Installing 6 good apps without tweaking the internal memory of the device was fully an effort in futility. Anyways, i got the device all setup and working just the way she wanted it to.

Review Summary

  • Highly affordable at NGN13,500 ($70)
  • Dual SIM slot and power bank accessory
  • Good audio quality
  • 8GB memory card
  • Miserly internal memory with only 150MB internal storage
  • Low storage warning errors after installing 3rd party applications
  • Can’t handle HD games (We can forgive this – it’s a budget phone after all)

Here is our review summary for the iTel iNote Beyond 3G smart phone –

  • Media – A decent camera (3 megapixel) for a budget phone, with flash, FM radio, audio recorder, music and video players
  • Memory – The 8GB removable storage that came with it would have been a plus if not for the miserly 150MB internal storage. The RAM is 512MB, it performs fine knowing that you can’t really install many apps on it.
  • Battery –  The 1500mAh battery coupled with the DU battery apps seems okay for the device. It comes with a 2200mAh power bank accessory
  • Performance & Features –  A single core processor of 1GHz seems to be enough for this toy, it is neither fast nor laggy, just performs basically okay
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Specification and Features

The iTel iNote Beyond 3G Review won’t be exactly complete without listing some of the features, design and hardware specifications.

  • Brand – Itel
  • Model – iNote Beyond 3G
  • SIM Slot(s)  – Dual SIM
  • Touch Screen – Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
  • Dimensions – 137.8 x 69 x 9.5 mm
  • Colours – Black, White
  • Box Contents – Handset, Battery, Extra Power bank Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
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  • Operating System – Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
  • Processor – 1 GHz, Single core
    RAM – 512 MB
  • Screen Size – 4.5 Inch (480 x 854 pixels)
  • Camera –  3MP primary,  1.3MP Secondary, Flash and Auto-focus
  • Battery – 1500mAH
  • Internet & Connectivity – GPRS, EDGE, 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS

Price

The price of Itel iNote Beyond 3G varies depending on the shop and place, she bought hers at a Benin for NGN13,500 which is about $70.

I don’t see anyone wanting a device with such poor features, but if you really want to give it a shot, you can check for its availability in Jumia, Konga and other eCommerce stores that deals on gadgets and electronics.

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