The overall build of the Itel S13 is up to par for a smartphone with a designated budget status. There’s is a nicely crafted matte upper back design where the cameras are different from the rest of the body. The entire thing is made of plastic with a bottom speaker at the left exactly down from the camera while the fingerprint scammer and the Itel brand name is positioned toward the middle. The smartphone is definitely not slim or fancy but you can see the quality of its build.
Most of Itel phones have a similar display panel with respect to resolution and more or less goes within the same frame of display size. On the Itel S13, there is a 5.5-inch of display real estate which is layered with 480 x 960 pixels resolution. Around the screen, you could find minimal bezels which are in line with the 18:9 aspect ratio.
Positioned to fuel the activities on the smartphone is a decent 2,400mAh battery which is a bit on a low but can handle the daily tussle on the phone. Since the smartphone operates on a low calibrated software and hardware you would have no problem with the battery capacity. For charging, that will be done through the age long Micro USB port.
The star of this phone is the selfie camera and we all know that even from Itels campaign on the said phone.
Speaking of the 13MP camera, it is positioned up front with its own flash for low lit cases. With this, you will be able to take excellent selfies beyond the scope of ordinary entry-level smartphones. Over to the back, you have a dual 5MP camera taking pictures.
The quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor handles the fundamentals of day to day usage with ease. It has a 1GB RAM and a 8GB ROM to which 32GB can be added. There is the Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) with the likes of YouTube Go, Gmail Go, Map Go and others.
The iTel A16 Plus is very similar in design. And just like the A16, this unit is very cost effective and budget friendly. 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).
Specs wise. the device is powered by a Quad core, 1.3 GHz processor paired with 1 GB of RAM and an expandable 8GB internal storage. You get a 2050 mAh battery juice and just 2MP front and back camera sensors. Other sensors include Accelerometer and Face unlock features