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
- 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G bands: No.
- Speed: HSPA
- Android 8.1 Oreo – Go Edition
- 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.
- 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.
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