Itel Mobile launched The Itel S16 which is a successor to the Itel S15. It features the same RAM size and processor as the S15. However, Itel is offering users a better camera setup, bigger battery, and updated software, which pushes the S16 as a successor.
Itel S16 Key Specs & Features
- 6.5-inch, IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, 1600 X 720 Pixels
- Android 10 (Go edition)
- 1GB RAM
- Quad-core Spreadtrum Unisoc SC7731E Processor
- 16GB built-in storage, with SD-Card, Support up to 32GB
- 8MP + 2MP + Depth Triple Rear Cameras
- 16MP Front camera
- Fingerprint sensor (Rear Mounted)
- 4000mAh non-removable Li-ion Battery
Design and Display
The Itel S16 may not pack a substantial hardware upgrade, but it does feature a more refined design when compared to its predecessor. I tell made refinements, that make the S16 more appealing aesthetically.
On the rear, we have got a camera module housing triple cameras and an LED flash. Also on the rear, you will find a capacitive fingerprint sensor and the Itel Mascott, which indicating its an Itel smartphone.
Upfront, we have a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with a drop notch housing its selfie camera. This display has a resolution of 1600 X 720 Pixels.
For color variants, enthusiats have three choices to make. The color options available include Ice crystal blue, Cosmic shine, and Dazzle black.
Itel made some effort in making the Itel S16 more robust. In comparison with its predecessor, we have more cameras on the rear and a higher resolution camera upfront.
The rear camera setup comprises of an 8MP primary camera, a 2MP Macro camera, and a depth camera. For selfies, we now have a 16MP front shooter, as opposed to the 5MP camera on the S15.
This camera setup may be nowhere near the most powerful in the bunch, but its a substantial upgrade that will appeal to enthusiasts in search of smartphones in this price range.
Hardware and Software
Itel S16 has a Quad-core Spreadtrum Unisoc SC7731E Processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, with the option for storage expansion via Micro-SD up to 32GB and a 4000mAh battery, which is bigger than the 3000mAh on the S15.
On the software side, the Itel S16 runs its interface on top of the Android 10 (Go Edition) operating system.
The Itel S16 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port, and BlueTooth connectivity.
Internet connectivity on the Itel S16 is capped at 3G, which means enthusiats won’t have the luxury of 4G and 5G internet speed.
Itel S16 Price and Availability in Nigeria
The Itel S16 price is around 32, 500 Naira in Nigeria. The Itel S16 is currently available for purchase in Nigeria’s online store and can be purchased from Slickmobile – One of the best online phone stores in Nigeria