iTel S16 is the direct successor to the S15 launched in 2019,
and brings new design and the latest Android 10 to iTel S-series. The
display is a 6.5-inches 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.
device comes with a triple camera sensors at the back, combining 8 MP
Main snapper, 2MP depth and a third AI sensor, while a single
8-megapixel selfie lens is kept in the notch upfront.
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.
Design and Display
Itel S16 may not pack a substantial hardware upgrade, but it does
feature a more refined design when compared to its predecessor. I tell
made refinements, that make the S16 more appealing aesthetically.
the rear, we have got a camera module housing triple cameras and an LED
flash. Also on the rear, you will find a capacitive fingerprint sensor
and the Itel Mascott, which indicating its an Itel smartphone.
we have a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with a drop notch housing its selfie
camera. This display has a resolution of 1600 X 720 Pixels.
color variants, enthusiats have three choices to make. The color
options available include Ice crystal blue, Cosmic shine, and Dazzle
made some effort in making the Itel S16 more robust. In comparison with
its predecessor, we have more cameras on the rear and a higher
resolution camera upfront.
rear camera setup comprises of an 8MP primary camera, a 2MP Macro
camera, and a depth camera. For selfies, we now have a 16MP front
shooter, as opposed to the 5MP camera on the S15.
camera setup may be nowhere near the most powerful in the bunch, but
its a substantial upgrade that will appeal to enthusiasts in search of smartphones in this price range.
Hardware and Software
the Itel S16 to the previously released Itel S15 reveals a not very
substantial upgrade. In a nutshell, enthusiasts will be deal with fairly
the same performance hardware.
is a Quad-core Spreadtrum Unisoc SC7731E Processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of
internal storage, with the option for storage expansion via Micro-SD up
to 32GB and a 4000mAh battery, which is bigger than the 3000mAh on the
On the software side, the Itel S16 runs its interface on top of the Android 10 (Go Edition) operating system.