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iTel P33

iTel P33
$75
Brand: iTel
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.5 inch 720 x 1440 pixels FullView display
  • Camera Dual 8MP camera / 5MP front
  • Memory 1GB RAM + 16GB ROM
  • Platform 1 GB

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

7.8
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

iTel P33 Highlights and Overview

The iTel P33 is the latest smartphone from iTel Mobility. The device comes in a 5.5-inch HD+ Display, with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution. The major selling point of the iTel P33 is the built-in 4000mAh battery, which should be able to easily take you through a full day of use or more. The device also has a Plus version, which has a 6.0 inch screen, and a larger 5000mah battery.

The iTel P33 is the successor of last year’s P32. But this unit comes with a redesigned vertical camera placement, similar to the iTel S33 mobile phone. The rear camera is a combination of 8 + 0.8-megapixel sensors, while a single 5-megapixel selfie camera seats up front.

iTel was able to squeeze some Artificial Intelligence (AI) features (like Bokeh and FaceID) into the P33, but don’t expect a 100% level of accuracy as on more powerful devices like the Infinix Zero 6 or even the Tecno Camon 11. Aside from FaceID, there’s also a rear-placed fingerprint scanner, which iTel claims can perform 8 different tasks on the device, such as unlocking the device, answering calls, and taking photo shots among others.

Specification-wise, the device is powered by a Quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731E CPU which means; the iTel P33 does not have support for a 4G LTE network. Along with the CPU, there’s an ARM Mali T820 MP1 graphic processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB via SD card.

As mentioned above, the selling point of this device is the presence of a 4000mAh battery. Combining this battery capacity with the Google Android Go edition is far enough to get you through 24 or even 48 hours of continuous usage. The detailed specifications and other silent features of the iTel P33 are itemized in the table below. 

iTel P33 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network Bands No support for 4G LTE network
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 146.7 x 74 x 9.3 mm (5.66 x 2.85 x 0.37 in)
Weight 133 g (4.02 oz)
Build Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~73.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~272 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 8.1 (Oreo, Go Edition)
Chipset UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
GPU ARM Mali T820 MP1

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 1GB + 16GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 32 GB via microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 8 + 0.8 -megapixel main camera
Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, PDAF, HDR
Video Resolution 720p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel
Camera Features Face Unlock, Face Beauty, HDR
Video Resolution VGA

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Back
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 39 hours
Stand-by Up to 700 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

iTel P33 User Reviews and Opinions

46 COMMENTS

  1. Itelp33, I bought it on the 16th of April, and I noticed that the phone always get hot and the battery does not last, it giving me headache seriously

    • Debby, wow..was this you two years ago when your phone was just bought? It’s Kevin. I was just browsing the internet and I saw this. If it’s you then it’s a coincidence..you know you bought yours in 2019. But your phone doesn’t overheat anymore..it didn’t when I used and charged it .

  2. Phone Always hot when used , front camera poor, front flash not bright exspecally at dark place. Back camera flash is too whitish when you use it at night but okay at day time. Front camera in video is even darker at night. I prefer p32 front camera and flash light to this p33. Love itel but I wish I could be given another phone in swap of this.

  3. Battery is okay..fast operating..but was thinkin if they would provide changing font facility becoz recent brands do that and how come a new model cant…fascinatin ryt?

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  4. Battery …. Is ok…. Back camera Very good …..
    Front camera … Not too bad ….
    ….. The phone is … Very good..

    • It is really ok both the battery last long for like two days and the HD camera perfectly ok
      I really enjoy it

  5. Please I just bought a new itel p33.and the network type is just 2G indicated by E on the network bar which makes it very slow when it comes to Internet. Please how do I get it to 3G as said by MTN. Because have tried but can’t see the option. Please help.

  6. It’s a good phone no doubt with that. I wanted to ask if anyone has figured out how you view items you placed on Private Space? Thank you

  7. You can get the pro version of Itel p33 plus with more battery capacity of 5000mAh and screen size of 6.0 inch on Jumia – Buy it here

  8. My own itel p33 is not expandable the memory card space is not working when i receive files from xender into the memory card it keeps on writing there “there was a problem parsing the package” what does that mean i need answers for repairs

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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.