Looking for a cheaper mobile phone running on Android Oreo (Go Edition), then you can easily buckle up for the newly announced itel S13 Android Smartphone with large screen and 1GB of RAM.
The itel S13 mobile phone comes with a fingerprint sensor scanner, which is nicely placed under the dual camera at the back of the device. These two features were very much unavailable in first generation of phone with Android GO!
itel S13 Spec
*. Display: 5.5 inches LCD IPS display with Multi-touch touchscreen, 16M color
*. Screen resolution: 480 x 960 pixels
– Front: 13MP selfie snapper
– Back: Dual 5MP + 5MP camera
*. RAM: 1GB
*. SIM: Dual Micro-SIM
*. Processor: MediaTek MT6580 running on 1.3GHz Quad-core processor
*. GPU: Mali-400
*. Storage: 8GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB via the SD card slot
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES
*. Network and connectivity: Bluetooth: v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, microUSB v2.0
– GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
– 3G: HSDPA 2100
– 4G: No
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity
*. Colours: Champagne Gold, Elegant Black, City Blue
*. Battery: removable Li-Ion 2400mAh battery capacity
Design and Display
itel S13 is the successor to the S12 Smartphone. And the both phone packs some respectable differences and similarities between the both phones. The S12 packs a dual selfie camera while the S13 comes with dual rear camera.
While on the screen display, there is the large 5.5 inches IPS display with Multi-touch touchscreen and 16M color. It comes with a Liquid-coating display and a screen resolution of 480 x 960 pixels.
The screen display is larger, and being an affordable mobile phone, the S13 is comparatively amazing for its amusing design and the horizontal back dual camera placement. With the spectacular rounded fingerprint scanner.
Camera and Connectivity
The back dual camera 5-megapixels + 5-megapixels supports autofocus camera and comes with dual LED flash. It looks like a selfie centric device with the standalone 13-megapixels selfie snapper, which is enhanced with LED flash too.
Arrives with a Dual Micro-SIM setup, and packs a handful features of network and connectivity, which includes, 2G, 3G, Bluetooth: v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, microUSB v2.0 but lacks the 4G LTE for faster browsing.
Performance and Battery
The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo, Go Edition. Which is an optimized version of the standard Android OS, for better performance in low-end Smartphone. Hence, it is pre-installed with apps such as Google Assistant Go, Google Go, YouTube Go, Google Maps Go, and Gmail Go.
Powered by a MediaTek MT6580 running on 1.3GHz Quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM, the itel S13 is meant to deliver smooth multitasking in a premium-affordable style. Everything is fueled by a removable Li-Ion 2400mAh battery capacity.
Price of itel S13
The price of itel S13 is N24,000 in Nigeria. While in Uganda, the price of the itel S13 is UGX 290,000. The itel S13 Android Smartphone is among the top rated device in Nigeria.
The S13 is the company’s first Smartphone in the S family and seventh phone to run on Android Oreo (Go Edition), others includes A22, A44, P32, A32F, A45 and A15 handsets.