The Itel S16 comes in as a successor to the Itel S15. It does stray far as performance is concerned. 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.
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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
Comparing the Itel S16 to the previously released Itel S15 reveals a not very substantial upgrade. In a nutshell, enthusiasts will be deal with fairly the same performance hardware.
Onboard is 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 consumers won’t have the luxury of 4G and 5G internet speed.
Itel S16 Price and Availability
The Itel S16 price is around 35,490 Naira in Nigeria, which translates to $82.18, 477 GHC in Ghana, and 8,920 KHS in Ghana.
The Itel S16 is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from leading online retail stores.
Itel S16 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Itel S16:
- Platform: Android 10 (Go edition)
- Processor: Quad-core Spreadtrum Unisoc SC7731E
- GPU: Mali T820 MP1
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Colours: Ice Crystal Blue, Cosmic Shine, Dazzle Black
- Dimension: 166 x 75.9 x 8.3mm
- Weight: 0.1 KG
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, 1600 X 720 Pixels
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 8MP (Primary) + 2MP (Macro) + Depth
- Rear Camera Features: –
- Front Camera: 8MP camera
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes (Up to32GB)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz-
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: –
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: –
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Micro-USB
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes (Google Maps)
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear – Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 4000mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –