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iTel S16 Features, Full Specifications & Price

Itel S16 price in Nigeria, features and full specs

Itel S16 is a combination of beauty and average performance. From the design to the price, and the battery size, everything about this android smartphone makes it a good choice for those searching for a budget iTel smartphone to buy. iTel S16 and iTel S16 Pro were recently launched in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya as the successors of the S15 and S15 Pro launched last year. But before you make that buying decision, here are the features, price, and full specifications.

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Design & Display

According to the information we have gathered from the company’s official website, iTel S16 comes with a 6.5-inch IPS HD+ Waterdrop display with a resolution of 720 X 1600 pixels.

The device features a beautiful slender body that fits nicely in a grip, giving you phone you won’t have to struggle to hold. At the rear, the triple camera sits in a set at the top left, with an LED Flash beside them. The Fingerprint sensor is also positioned at the rear, towards the top by the centre.

Camera & Battery

Talking about the camera in details, iTel S16 features a triple camera at the rear comprising of an 8 MP main shooter, a 2MP macro sensor, and a depth sensor. For selfies, S16 is armed with an 8MP camera that shoots good pictures. Although these cameras are nowhere near the best but based on the price range, it is a reasonable upgrade to what we had before.

Itel S16 price in Nigeria, battery

In terms of battery, iTel S16 stands tall with its powerful and long-lasting battery. The device is packed with a 4000mAh battery with AI Power Master, enough for a full day’s usage. The new smartphone does not support fast charging technology.

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Software & Hardware

As for the operating system, iTel S16 runs on Android 10 (Go Edition). This ensures that users get a real experience using the device. As for the chipset powering the device, the budget smartphone is powered by the Spreadtrum UNISOC SC7731E chipset. For graphics, iTel S16 comes with Mali T820 MP1 GPU. It comes with 1GB RAM and 16GB storage (expandable up to 64GB). In its SIM tray, Itel s16 packs in a dual nano-SIM (standby) slots as well as a dedicated microSD card slot.

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 enthusiasts won’t have the luxury of 4G and 5G internet speed.

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iTel S16 Price and Available

iTel S16 expected price ranges from N$82.18 to $87, which is approximately N31,500 in Nigeria. The Itel S16 is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from leading online retail stores.

Itel S16 Full Specifications


Launch Date2020, September 18th
Price in USD$82
Price in AustraliaAUD 116
Price in NigeriaN31,500 Naira


Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Fingerprint SensorYes
Pop-Up CameraNo
Fingerprint Sensor PositionRear-mounted


Audio JackYes
FM RadioYes
LoudspeakerYes- Mono speaker
Music SupportPCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE


ProcessorSpreadtrum UNISOC SC7731E
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali T820 MP1
Operating SystemAndroid 10 (Go Edition)


Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable MemoryYes, up to 64 GB via microSD card


Dimension166 x 75.9 x 8.3mm
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
ColoursIce Crystal Blue, Cosmic Shine, Dazzle Black


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size6.5 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen Resolution480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~220 ppi density)
ProtectionScratch Resistant Glass


Rear Camera CountTriple Lenses
Camera Models8MP
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected]
Front Camera8MP camera
Front Camera FeaturesHDR, panorama
Front Video Resolution[email protected]


Capacity4000 mAh
Fast ChargingNo


TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network BandNo
5G Network BandsNo
USBMicro USB v2.0. USB-On-The-Go
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot


Questions and Answers about iTel S16

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about iTel S16.

Is S16 a 4G phone?

No; iTel S16 network connection is capped at  3G on both SIMs.

Does iTel S16 have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes; iTel S16 comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Does S16 have Gorilla Glass?

Yes; Itel S16 is fully protected with Gorilla Glass on the screen.

Does iTel S16 have fast charging?

No; the S16 does not support fast charging technology.

Will Itel S16 work in USA?

iTel S16 has limited network support across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, Lyca Mobile, PureTalk, Consumer Cellular, Ultra Mobile, Straight Talk, Red Pocket Mobile, Jolt, Airvoice Wireless, and Google Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.

What is the price of iTel S16? How much is the S16 selling in the market?

In Nigeria, S16 is sold at N31,500 Nigerian Naira.

iTel S16 Price
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iTel S16 expected price ranges from N$82.18 to $87, which is approximately N31,500 in Nigeria. The Itel S16 is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from leading online retail stores.

Product Brand: iTel

Product Currency: USD

Product Price: 31,500

Product In-Stock: InStock

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