Itel S15 Review: Specifications And Price In Nigeria

iTel S15 is the latest from the production lab of iTel Mobile. This newest addition to iTel S-series was released on August 2019 with some interesting features and sold at a pocket friendly price in Nigeria.

Surprisingly, iTel S15 comes with dewdrop notch which is the first android device from iTel with such a feature. Not only does this phone feature a notch, but it is also the first iTel phone with Google Gallery Go pre-installed. A lovely surprise from Itel.

Let’s look at the full specifications of this device and where you can get one for yourself at a great price.

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Display

The Itel S15 flaunts a big dewdrop notch 6.1-inch HD+ IPS LCD display, with a resolution 720 x 1520 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 that offers enough screen to enjoy your favorite movies, latest music videos and that superb gaming experience.

iTel S15 Design

For those iTel fanboys that are familiar with iTel devices, you must have noticed that phones are mostly made with plastic material casing. ITel S15 is no exception to this. The phone comes in a trendy plastic body build and measures 156.7 x 74.7 x 8.9 mm. The dual rear camera sensors are vertically arranged at the right-hand side; very similar to the P33. An LCD flash is located just below the camera. Although, an upgrade to an in-display fingerprint scanner was expected, but what we have here is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, which cool considering the price range of the S15.

iTel S15 Camera and Battery

The iTel S15 comes with the dual rear camera setup, housing an 8MP main camera another 8MP with an LED flash. The front hosts a 16MP selfie shooter with LED flashlight for good quality selfie shots.

For power, the onboard 3000mAh battery is really below my expectations for such a device on that price range. iTel P32 that was released sometime in 2018 has a better battery capacity than the S15. The battery is a non-removable Li-Po battery with no fast charge technology. Fully charged, it could last for a day on average usage.

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Hardware and Software

iTel S15 is powered by a Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and a Unisoc SC7731E chipset. For graphics, the Mali 400 MP2 GPU handles that and gives a brilliant crisp display. The phone boasts of 1GB of RAM and a 16GB internal storage that is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.

For the Operating system, Android 9.0 Pie (Go Edition) runs the show for iTel S15 out of the box. There is also a Google Galaxy Go app pre-installed. Thus, delivering the best selfie experience.

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iTel S15 Price in Nigeria

The iTel S15 is available in any  decent mobile phone shop across the country. The phone is readily available in the Nigerian market. In Nigeria, you can buy iTel S15 from Jumia Nigeria for N23,050 which is the recommended retail price or any mobile phone shop near you.

iTel S15 Full Specifications

Review Summary Of iTel S15

Performance Quad-core
Display 6.1-inch
Storage 16GB
Camera 8MP + 8MP
Battery 3,000 mAh
Ram 1GB
Launch Date In Nigeria August 2019

iTel S15 SPECIAL FEATURES

Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear-mounted
Other Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
Fingerprint Sensor Yes

GENERAL

Quick Charging No
Operating System Android v9 ( GO Edition)
Sim Slots Dual SIM, Micro/Nano
Model S15
Launch Date August 2019
Brand iTel
Sim Size SIM1: MicroSIM2: Nano
Network 4G: No,  3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes

MULTIMEDIA

Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

PERFORMANCE

Chipset Unisoc SC7731E
Graphics Mali 400 MP2 GPU
Processor Quad-core Unisoc SC7731E (1.3GHz)
Architecture 64 bit
Ram 1GB

DESIGN

Thickness 8.9 mm
Width 74.7 mm
Weight 153. g
Height 156.7 mm
Colors

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Bezel-less Display No
Pixel Density
Screen Protection No
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated
Screen Size 6.1 inches
Screen Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Touch Screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

STORAGE

Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory Yes Up to 64 GB

CAMERA

Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Rear Camera 8MP + 8MP
Autofocus Yes
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Face detection, Face beauty
Front Camera  16MP
Physical Aperture
Flash Yes LED Flash

BATTERY

User-Replaceable No
Quick Charging No
Type Li-Po
Capacity 3000 mAh

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Wifi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wifi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes v4.0
Volte Yes
USB Type-C Yes
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
Network Support 3G, 2G
Gps Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS
Sim 1 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available
SIM Size SIM1: Micro, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
SIM Size 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

 

My iTel S15 Opinion

In my personal opinion, iTel S15 unlike the S15 Pro is a mid level, low budget android smartphone with lots of exciting features. I will recommend this device for students and low income earners because of it durability and price, for the non tech savvy peeps and no gamers because of the 1Gb RAM, 1.3GHz processor and the graphics.

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iTel S15 will also be suitable for mid level internet users and online researchers due to it long lasting battery life. One thing I really love about iTel phones is it badass battery, they really do last for ages. My iTel P33 can testify to that.

Selfie lovers and Photo freaks will also have a nice time with this phone.

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