Itel A40

Itel A40 Key Features

  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Memory: 8GB
  • Display: 5 inches, TFT
  • Weight: 390g
  • Main Camera: 5MP
  • Front Camera: 2MP
  • Battery: 2,400mAh
  • Colour: Pink, Black, Rose Gold, and Dark Blue

KSh 8,500 KSh 9,000

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Itel A40 in Kenya

Itel A40 price in Kenya is Kes 8,500. The handset measures ‎146 x 73.6 x 9.3 mm and weighs 390g. it comes installed with 1GB RAM and 8GB Internal Memory. Running on Android 8, Itel A40 features a 5.0-inch TFT screen display and packs a 5MP primary camera and 2MP selfie camera. It is powered by a quad-core, 1.3 GHz processor, supported by Mali-400 MP2 GPU all anchored by 1GB RAM. Itel A40’s battery provides up to 216 Hours(2G) standby time, 11 hours 4G, and 14 Hours (3G) on its 2,400mAh battery. The handset is now available at Phoneplace Kenya in Pink, Black, Rose Gold, and Dark Blue colors.

Itel A40 Specifications

Brand Itel
Model Name A40
Dimension 146 x 73.6 x 9.3 mm
Weight 390g
OS Android 7, 8
Processor Quad-core, 1.3 GHz
Internal Memory ·       RAM: 1GB

·       Internal Memory: 8GB

·       Support MicroSD ROM extension up to 32GB

Camera set-up ·       Main Camera: 5MP

·       Front Camera: 2MP

Display ·       5.0 inches

·       TFT Screen

·       Resolution: 480 x 854 pixels


Network 4G
Wi-Fi Supported
Audio jack Yes. supported
Bluetooth Supported
Loudspeaker Installed
Sensors Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, accelerator
Battery 2,400mAh

·       Up to 11 Hours(4G)

·       Up to 14 Hours(3G)

·       Up to 28 Hours(2G)

 Product Description


Equipped with impressive features and decent specifications, the Itel A40 is a perfect choice for a budget smartphone. Itel A40 measures 146 x 73.6 x 9.3 mm and weighs 390g. the slate-shaped handset has a white front appearance and a pink color at the rear.  Other handset variants come in Black, Rose Gold, and Dark Blue color shades. The phone offers a slip-free grip as it is light in weight and easy to carry. Moreover, the Itel handset comes installed with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for enhanced phone security.


Installed on the Itel A40 is a 5.0 inch TFT display with 480*854p (196ppi). The capacitive touch screen display holds its own when it comes to enabling communication, interaction, and watching content on the screen. 480 x 854 pixels resolution offers immersive and comfortable viewing for such an entry-level handset.


The handset runs Android v7.0 (Nougat) operating system that is clutter-free. It is upgradable to Android 8 and other versions supported by Itel, based on the handset’s configuration.

Itel A40 is powered by a quad-core, 1.3 GHz processor that comes along with Mali-400 MP2 to support basic gaming on the handset. The 1GB RAM and 8G8 ROM provide anchorage for the processor to work, store key software, and enable your content storage (videos and pictures). Thus, you can enjoy speed and lots of storage space as the phone comes with 1 GB, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of internal storage, with the utmost convenience.


Its camera specifications are impressive and remarkable letting you capture high-resolution images and videos. On the rear, the mobile comes with a Single 5MP camera.  The features on the rear camera setup include Digital Zoom and Auto Flash. On the front, the Itel A40 features a 2MP camera for taking beautiful selfies and making video calls. However, not that this camera combination is rather basic for modern smartphones but will get the job done.


Itel A40 is predominantly a 4G network-enabled handset. Other forms of connectivity you stand to enjoy include:

  • Wi-Fi – Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
  • Bluetooth – Yes v4.0
  • GPS
  • FM Radio with 3.5mm jack


Sensors on the phone include an Accelerometer and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.


The 2,400mAh battery installed on the Itel A40 is user-replaceable. Recharge using the normal USB charger. A fully charged battery provides:

  • Up to 11 Hours(4G)
  • 14 Hours(3G)
  • Up to 28 Hours(2G)
  • 216 Hours(2G) stand by time.

Thus, you can enjoy long-lasting entertainment without worrying about battery drainage.

Pros and Cons of Itel A40

  • Budget-friendly
  • Simple handset and easy to operate
  • It supports FM Radio
  • Comes installed with a 3.5mm jack
  • Basic phone with basic features
  • Thick, bulky, and heavy smartphone compared to other available handsets.
  • Outdated software-Android 7 Nougat
  • Low screen resolution
  • Very low power camera setup
  • A low power battery

Alternative Handsets

  • Itel Vision 5
  • Infinix Smart 8
  • Oppo A18s
  • Nokia C21

Check out more Itel smartphones in Kenya.

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Device Body & Build

162.7 x 75.9 x 7.8 mm

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Operating System

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Primary Camera


Primary Camera Video Quality

4K, 1080P

Front Camera

Front Camera Video Quality

32MP, 1080P


33W wired


Fingerprint (under display, optical)

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