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iTel S16

iTel S16
$71
Brand: iTel
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.5 inch FullView screen
  • Camera 8 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP Back / 8 MP front
  • Memory 1GB RAM with 16GB ROM
  • Platform UNISOC SC7731E / Android 9
  • Battery 4000mAh

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

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 10 / 10

Overview

iTel S16 is the direct successor to the S15 launched in 2019 and brings a new design and the latest Android 10 to the iTel S-series. The display is a 6.5-inch full-view screen with 480 x 960 pixels resolution and a dewdrop notch, housing the selfie camera.

The S16 is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731E along with ARM Mali T820 MP1. It has 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage, expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card.

The device comes with a triple camera sensor at the back, combining an 8 MP Main snapper, 2MP depth, and a third AI sensor, while a single 8-megapixel selfie lens is kept in the notch upfront.

You are also getting a rear-placed fingerprint scanner, support for dual 3G SIMs, has 4000mAh battery, and runs on Google Android 10 (Go Edition) out of the box. The full specifications and silent features of the iTel S16 are detailed in the table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions ---
Weight ---
Build Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~220 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10 (Go Edition)
Chipset Spreadtrum UNISOC SC7731E
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Mali T820 MP1

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 1 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 64 GB via microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 8 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Flash type - Single LED
5-element lens
Video Resolution 720p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Face Unlock
Face Beauty
HDR
Video Resolution 720p

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below the display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity 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 23 hours
Stand-by Up to 360 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

User Reviews and Opinions

26 COMMENTS

  1. Comment: lattest phones suppose to be 2GB RAM and not less and suppose to have magnetnometer, gyroscope etc. Though itel is trying by making their phones affordable especially for students who need this features stated above especially for certain type of experiments in the scientific field. I look forward to an improvement in all these areas. God bless you! Amen!.

  2. Is the phone good and hope it doesn’t get hot when using it and also hope the phone doesn’t slow when at least 5 apps is open down

  3. You make an Itel S16 go or plus, were you will modify the ram and camera aleast 13mp.
    The phone is fine the ram is annoying

  4. Itel is a big company. Stop making 3g phones and 16gb.your phones are nice.work on the ram, space and network speed. At least 2gb ram going up,32gb space going up and at least 4g or lite network

  5. Please can someone answer me vis questions cos am interested in dis phone
    *does it last battery
    *it de camera clear
    *is it fast in browsing

  6. No 4g network yet currently we are at 5g network, why still behind; producing big phones with less expectations sounds terrible 1 gb ram with 1.3 ghz processor doesn’t look cool anymore keep up next time

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