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Itel S16 Full Phone Specs and Price in Nigeria

The itel S16 is a direct successor to the S15 which debuted back in 2019. This new phone comes with a brand new design and becomes the first itel S-series to run on the latest Android 10 OS albeit just the Go edition. It also features a large battery capacity that is capable of lasting a whole day. Let’s dive into the Itel S16 full phone specs and price review.

Itel S16 Key Specs

  • 6.5″ HD+ display
  • 1GB/16GB
  • Android 10 (Go edition)
  • Spreadtrum UniSoC SC7731E
  • Quad-Core 1.3GHz
  • 8MP + 2MP + Depth lens main camera
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • 4,000 mAh battery

Design and Display

itel S16

The itel S16 comes in a smooth curved design and measures 8.3mm in thickness, making it the slimmest itel smartphone so far. The phone’s plastic unibody has an ultra-efficiency build with radial texture design. You can seamlessly hold the phone with just one hand. The rear-mounted fingerprint reader is one of the two biometric security available on the smartphone, with the other one being the face unlock. The itel S16 comes in three body colour options – Water Blue, Champagne Gold, and Dark Gray

See bigger, brighter and more vivid colour with the itel S16’s 6.5″ waterdrop notch display. It features an HD resolution and is covered by a 2.5D glass technology. A broader view experience is in line for when watching your favourite movies or TV series.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood is the Spreadtrum UniSoC SC7731E chipset which features a Quad-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz. The chip is married to a 1GB RAM and 16GB ROM. You can get additional storage of up to 32GB via the microSD slot. Due to its low RAM, the itel S16 runs on the Go edition of Google’s Android 10 operating system.

Camera and Battery

The Itel S16 rear module is home to three quality cameras – an 8MP main one capable of taking high-quality photos in any type of lightning, a 2MP macro camera for taking crisp photos up close and a depth-sensing camera for creating stunning bokeh shots. The selfie camera sports an 8MP lens with AI capabilities. The AI Selfie 2.0 software features AI face beauty 3.0, AI portrait HDR, AI Bokeh Effect, and AI Smile Selfie.

The itel smartphone comes with a 4,000 mAh battery capacity. It features an AI Power Master that increases the efficiency of the battery by 10%. There is no mention of any fast charging support for the device.

Itel S16 Complete Specs


  • Announced: September 2020
  • Status: September 2020

Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options

  • Dimension: Height- 166mm * Width- 75.9mm * Thickness- 8.3mm
  • Weight: N/A
  • Build Quality: Front glass, plastic unibody
  • Screen Display Type: IPS LCD
  • Screen Size: 6.5
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600
  • Aspect Ratio: 20.5:9
  • Display Protection: 2.5D Glass
  • Notch: Yes
  • Multi-touch screen: Yes
  • Colour Options: Water Blue, Champagne Gold, Dark Gray

Operating System and Memory

  • Operating System: Android 10 (Go edition)
  • Chipset: Spreadtrum UniSoC SC7731E
  • CPU: Quad-Core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali T820 MP1
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Built-in Storage Capacity: 16GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB

Rear and Front Camera Rating

  • Rear Camera Sensor: 8MP + 2MP + Depth lens
  • Selfie Camera Sensor: 8MP
  • Camera Features: HDR, panorama, LED flash
  • Video Recording: 720p@30fps

Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA
  • 5G Network Bands: No
  • 4G Network Bands: No
  • 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850/1900/2100
  • 2G Network Bands: –
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • FM Radio: FM Radio
  • GPS: A-GPS
  • NFC: No

Sound Quality and Multimedia Support

  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Speaker Location: Yes Bottom
  • Sound Enhancement Features: Yes
  • Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Video Support Formats:  H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
  • Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV


  • Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh
  • Wireless Charging: NO
  • Fast Charging: No


  • Fingerprint Sensor (rear-mounted), Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass

iTel S16 Price and Availability

The itel S16 is yet to be announced in Nigeria but is currently available in Kenya for Ksh. 7,799. It will cost around N35,000 in Nigeria when is announced.

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