itel S16 / itel S16 Pro 4G LTE Specifications and Price

Apart from the standard S16 that was launched, the company also launched two other models –the itel S6 Pro 4G LTE model and S6 Pro (non-4G) variant. The key difference between the two is their processor. The non-4G version has quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, while the 4G-version has an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU. Both phones has a 6.6-inches HD+ screen with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution and a punch-hole notch housing the selfie camera.

itel S16 launched

The S16 Pro 4G version is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core UNISOC SC9863A CPU along with PowerVR GE8322 GPU, while the non-4G version comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU with Mali T820 GPU. How do you know which is which? There is an indication of 4G on the box of the LTE version. Both phones has 2GB RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage.

Both has same camera setup, which includes a combination of 13 MP Main sensor, 2MP depth and a third AI sensor, while a single 8-megapixel sensor is kept upfront.

iTel S16, S16 Pro and S16 Pro 4G LTE Launched

Both has a rear placed fingerprint scanner, a 4000 mAh battery and runs on Google Android 10 (Go Edition) out of the box. Below is the full specifications and features of itel S16 Pro 4G and non-4G variant.

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itel S16 Pro 4G LTE Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700) – 4G LTE model only
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


  • Announced: 2020, September 18
  • Status: Available. Released 2020, September


  • Dimensions: 166.7 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Build: Plastic
  • Colors: Gradient Green, Gradient Purple
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.6 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 10 (Go Edition)


  • Chipset:
    • Spreadtrum UniSoC SC9863A – 4G LTE model
    • Spreadtrum UNISOC SC7731E – 3G model
  • CPU:
    • Octa-core (4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 CPU and 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A55) – 4G model
    • Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 – 3G model
  • GPU:
    • PowerVR GE8322 – 4G model
    • Mali T820 MP1 – 3G model
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card


  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 13 MP
    • 2 MP
    • 3 MP
  • Features: Single LED Flash, Autofocus, Panorama, HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • USB: microUSB v2.0.


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
  • Charging: 5W regular charging

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itel S16 Pro 4G LTE Price and Availability

While the standard S16 model goes for Ksh. 7,799 (About US$ 72) in Kenya, the price of the Pro variants are yet to be announced.

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