itel S17 launched in Nigeria: Specifications and Price

itel has launched a budget-centric phone in Nigeria called the itel S17. The handset is the successor to the S16 launched exactly last year. The new offering comes with a large notch display, triple camera setup, and a big 5,000mAh battery.

itel S17 launched

The itel S17 comes with a polycarbonate body featuring a dew-drop notch panel. It has a 6.6-inch IPS display with an HD+ resolution. Upfront, it has a single 8MP camera for selfies. Moving to the rear, it is equipped with a triple camera system. It has an 8MP primary lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 0.3MP AI camera lens.

itel S17 cameras

Under the hood, it comes powered by an unknown quad-core chipset clocked at 1.3GHz. It has 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It also has a microSD card slot for additional storage up to 64GB. It houses a 5,000mAh battery with a standard charging speed.

The smartphone runs on Android 11 Go Edition and has itel’s custom skin and a few pre-installed applications.

itel S17 specs

itel S17 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: No
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps


  • Announced: 2021, October 8
  • Status: Available. Released 2020, October


  • Dimensions: x x mm
  • Weight: g
  • Build: Plastic
  • Colors: Multicolor Green, Sky Blue, Deep-Ocean Black
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.6 inches, 88.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~272 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 11 (Go Edition)


  • Chipset: Spreadtrum UNISOC SC7731E
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
  • GPU: Mali T820 MP1
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card


  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 8 MP
    • 2 MP
    • 3 MP
  • Features: LED Flash, HDR
  • Video: 720p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP
  • Features: Face Unlock, Face Beauty, HDR
  • Video: 720p


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


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.0
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0


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


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery

itel S17 Price in Nigeria

The itel S17 is priced at N45,000(~$110) for the only configuration with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The smartphone is available in three colour options Sky Blue, Multicolor Green, and Deep-Ocean Black.

It will be available for purchase from next week in both offline and online markets.

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