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iTel S42

iTel S42
Brand: iTel
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.65 inch 720 x 1440 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13-megapixel Main/13-megapixel front
  • Storage 16 GB
  • RAM 3 GB
  • CPU Quad-core 1.4 Snapdragon 425
  • OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Our Rating

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

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

iTel S42 Highlights and Overview

The Itel S42 smartphone is the first device from iTel running on Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU. It was launched in March 2018 and comes with a 5.65-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels.

Specification wise, the Itel S42 is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Itel S42 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 13-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Itel S42 runs Android 8.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh. It measures 153mm x 73.55mm x 8.25 mm. The Itel S42 is a Dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

iTel S42 Key Specification and Features

  • Network: 2G – Yes, 3G – Yes , 4G – Yes
  • Operating System: Android 8.0, Oreo
  • Processor / GPU: 1.4 GHz Quad Core Cortex A53 / Adreno 308
  • Display / Resolution: 5.65 Inches / 1440 x 720 pixel
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal / External Memory: 16 GB / Expandable by up to 128 GB
  • CameraBack / Rear (13 MP), Front (13 MP)
  • Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh Li-Ion
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer,Proximity, Light, Compass

iTel S42 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network Bands LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps/LTE Cat4 150


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Dimensions 153.00 x 73.55 x 8.25mm (6.96 x 2.95 x 0.43 in)
Weight 154 g (5.02 oz)
Build Brushed aluminum
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.65 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~66.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)


Operating System Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308


Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13-megapixel main camera
Camera Features PDAF, Geo-tagging, panorama, f/2.0 aperture
Video Resolution 720p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID, Face Beauty, HDR
Video Resolution 720p


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


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 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 24 hours
Stand-by Up to 380 hours


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

iTel S42 User Reviews and Opinions



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