itel A33 Specifications and Price

itel A33 Is One Of The Cheapest Smartphone With Fingerprint Scanner

itel A33 quietly introduced into itel Mobile’s long list of smartphones pretty recently. The device is focused on bringing the simplest features of a smartphone to everyone. Some of its features include Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition, fingerprint scanner and 8GB internal memory.

The itel A33 is a very basic featured packed, yet affordable smartphone from itel. The device is similar to the itel A16 Plus, except for the presence of a rear fingerprint scanner, which itel claims can perform 8 functions on the smartphone.

Specification wise, the device features a 5-inch display with a screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo: Go Edition). Powering the device is a Quad core, 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6580A processor paired with 1 GB of RAM and an expandable 8GB internal storage.

The camera department includes a 5 MP main camera and a 2 MP front facing shooter, with a single LED flash on both side. You get a 2200 mAh battery, support for dual 3G SIMs, Bluetooth 4.0 and the aforementioned Android 8.1 (Oroe, Go Edition).

itel A33 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G bands: No.
  • Speed: HSPA

Operating System

  • Android 8.1 Oreo – Go Edition

Launch Date

  • Announced: June, 2019
  • Release Date: June, 2019

Design & Display

  • Dimensions: 136.7 x 68 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 123g
  • Display: 5 inches, 480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD glass screen
  • Colours: Piano Black. Champagne Gold. City Blue.
  • Physical Build: Plastic. City Blue


  • Nano-SIM, Dual SIM


  • Processor Type: 32-bit, 1.3 GHz Quad-core,
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MT6580
  • Graphics Processor:  ARM Mali 400 MP2
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)


  • Rear Camera: 5 MP single camera, f2.2 Aperture, LED flash, video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 2 MP, f2.0 Aperture, video capture.


  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.


  • Bluetooth: v4.2
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0.
  • NFC: No.
itel A33 in colours
itel A33 in colours

Other Features

  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Fingerprint Scanner (rear mounted), Face Unlock


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 2200 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 5V/1A Regular Charging

itel A33 Price and Market Availability

  • Country Availability: Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Uganda, India..
  • Price: The A33 has a recommended retail price of ₦18,000 in Nigeria.

It can be purchased from itel, Slot, and Pointek stores, among others, and from reatil websites like Jumia and Konga.

Buyer’s Guide Verdict

For the ₦18,000 price tag, we were expecting to see 8GB internal storage. We certainly were not expecting to see a fingerprint reader but itel Mobile has squeezed one in. This is probably the cheapest phone with a fingerprint scanner in the market.

itel A33 Review Rating

We are yet to review the itel A33 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the itel A33 are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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