Itel has launched a selfie-centric budget-friendly smartphone in India. The Itel S21 is Itel’s cheapest smartphone with dual cameras (both at the front), going for an affordable price with reasonable specs to fit.
Itel S21 Specifications, Review and Highlights
The device flaunts a 5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen with FWVGA (854 * 480 pixels) resolution. The display supports 16M colors delivering the ideal colors with accuracy is equipped with multi-touch support.
The metal body design it sports has a premium feel to it with its well rounded edges and light build making it very comfortable on the palm. The device sports a rear mounted fingerprint sensor that performs functions ranging from clicking photos, responding to calls, torch activation and others.
Storage & Processor
The Itel S21 is equipped with a quad-core MediaTek MT6580M processor running at 1.1GHz combined with Mali T860 MP1 GPU to complete the chipset. It comes with 1GB of RAM with a 16GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB using a microSD.
The smartphone flaunts an 8MP rear camera with LED flash which is ideal for snapping even in low-light conditions. The selfie-centric S21 sports a 5MP+2MP front camera setup with a 120 degrees panoramic field view for perfect group selfies.
Battery & Connectivity
The Itel S21 is backed by a 2700mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options include; Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, FM Radio, VoLTE, Dual SIM slots.
The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box.
Itel S21 Full Phone Specifications
|2G Network||GSM 900 / 1800 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 2100 MHz|
|4G Network||LTE 1800 / 850 / 2300 MHz, VoLTE|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|2G||GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Colors||Moonlight Silver, Elegant Black and Champagne Gold|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Display|
|Autofocus, face detection, Touch to focus, Digital zoom|
|120 degree panoramic view|
|Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)|
|Number of Processor Cores||Quad-Core|
|Internal Storage||16GB internal memory|
|expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor(rear mounted)|
|Wi-Fi||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB On-the Go (OTG)||No|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, AAC, AMR, WMA, MP3, WAV, MIDI|
|Yes, WMV, MP4, FLAV, xVID, AVI|
|MP3, WAV, Polyphonic, MIDI, AMR|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
|MP4/H.264 player |
Availability and Price of Itel S21 in India & China
The Itel S21 was launched in India and is available at an affordable price of Rs. 5999 in Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold and Elegant back colors. It costs around N27,000 in Nigeria.