itel Mobiles which is part of Transsion Holdings conglomerate has introduced King Voice appliation on its recently launched two feature phones in India – it5231 & it5320. According to itel, King Voice is text to speech application for smart keypad devices. It is a stock application that works as a personal interpreter which is user friendly and utility driven.
King Voice can be activated via shortcut keypad commands and lets the consumer navigate through their smart keypad devices assisted by voice support. King Voice also empowers its consumers with the ability to hear their incoming messages. This app also announces incoming calls as well as reads out the mobile address book.
This app has been introduced initially on two smart keypad devices of the company and this app will be brought on to their entire range in the coming future.
Commenting on this, Mr Sudhir Kumar CEO itel India, shared, “At itel Mobiles we believe in keeping our consumers at the heart of our innovation and R&D. We strongly support the cause of Digital India and are proud to enable mobility experiences across geographies and classes of the country. King Voice is a testament to the same commitment keeping in mind the semi-urban and rural technology users. I say it with a lot of conviction that this simple yet extremely relevant app will make the mobile experience convenient & all-embracing like never before for masses.”
Currently, itel feature phones which the company calls Smart keypad devices are priced below Rs. 2000 whereas their Smart phones are priced below Rs. 10,000.
According to itel, its handsets are available across the markets of Uttar Pradesh East, Uttar Pradesh West, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The company has plans to enter other markets in its phase 2 expansion plan to cover markets of Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura.