Itel A16 Specs and Price

Itel A16
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More improvement to the Itel A14 or otherwise called the Itel A16, the next in line in the A-series above the former. The smartphone still occupies the entry-level category sporting the ground features you’ll need from day to day. A perfect fit for most of users on an extreme budget that want a phone that can do general smart stuffs. Also, it has a more refined look with a simple build and better specs. Take a look at it yourself from the main highlights below.

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Itel A16 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. 800 x 480 pixs
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU with 512MB RAM
  • 8GB built-in storage space, up to 32GB with a memory card
  • 5MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera
  • 3G connectivity
  • 2, 050mAh Li-Po battery

Itel A16

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Design and Display

Superficial features of the smartphone exude being budget but to an extent looks okay with average aesthetics. The smartphone is a plastic all-round from it back cover to the frame with a plain smooth design. Still on the rear end, there is the speaker at the bottom left and a centrally placed camera with flash at the upper end.The smartphone will also be taking up the capacitive button below the screen for navigation through the phone.

You still got an average sized display on the Itel A16 going a bit further than what is on the A14. However, there is not really much of an improvement on the side of resolution with the display having sharp corners. It has a 5.0-inch display and a resolution at 800 x 480 pixels.

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Battery and Camera

This smartphone has the usual small battery power on these entry-level smartphones because of their inferior spec sheet. Since there is not much of functionality to explore on the smartphone as well as low resolution and sized display. The 2, 050mAh does all that needs to be done for the 24hour period with a MicroUSB to plug into at the end of the day.

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To the cameras on the Itel A16, this smartphone qualifies for some not too crisp shots but it is good for casual once in a while pictures. Posted in the rear end, I s a 5MP camera with dual LED flash below it while in reverse there is a 2MP camera for selfies also equiped with a flash of its own.

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Hardware and Software

Down to the inside, the smartphone has just about the same spec as the A14 with nothing more than the same ‘Go’ internals. There is the MediaTek chipset with all four cores clocking at 1.3GHz and a Mali-400 GPU. Also, it features just 512MB RAM together with 8GB internal storage which can be increased by 32GB using a dedicated Micro SD card slot. At the end of the day, the Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition is lighter than the normal OS hence better alternative.

Itel A16 Pricing and Availability

The smartphone will cost about 15, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Itel A16 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Itel A16:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
  • Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT6580
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue
  • Dimension:
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 800 x 480 pixels
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 5MP camera, 480p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 2MP camera, 360p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE:

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE:
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner:
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 2, 050mAh removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Itel A16 Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: June 9th, 2021

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