Meet the Itel S13, Itel’s latest selfie smartphone. Here are the specs, price and 4 things you will love about it.

iTel S13

Itel is on a roll churning out devices at a terrific rate. The entry level smartphone maker has charmed their way into the hearts of many with affordable and quality devices with top features like dual cameras, great selfie cameras, finger print sensors, tough batteries and so much more.

The latest to join the family is the Itel S13 that boasts of beastly selfie camera, an intelligent fingerprint scanner and Google’s Android GO operating system.

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Released today in Uganda, the new S13 is available to buy at all itel shops countrywide. Let’s dive into the specs and why this new baby is worth your attention.

Itel S13 Specifications

Announced: 2018, August
Available: 2018, September
Model: itel P13
Colours: Champagne Gold, Elegant Black, City Blue
SIM: Dual Micro-SIM
OS: Android™ 8.1.0 (32 bit Go Edition)
Network: GSM, WCDMA, GPRS, EDGE
Display: 5.5-inch 480 x 960px IPS, multi-touch touchscreen, 16M colors
CPU: MediaTek MT6580 Quad-core 1.3GHz, ARM Cortex-A7 Mali-400 MP Processor
Memory: 8GB ROM, 1GB RAM, microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Camera: 5 MP (2560 x 1920) + 5MP (2560 x 1920) dual rear cameras, auto-focus, dual-LED flash, 13MP (2560 x 1920) front Camera with LED flash
Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity, Fingerprint
Battery: Non -Removable Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery.

Here are 4 things you will love about the new Itel S13

1. Awesome Selfies + Great cameras
To the pouting selfie Instagram addicts,  the Itel S13 is created to capture clearer, brighter and sensational selfies with the 13MP front camera and a soft selfie flash. Itel claims that the S13 has the 4-in-1 big pixel technology that enhances the selfie quality in various lighting conditions. Combined with its Face Beauty V2.0 feature, the S13 camera will make a user’s face looks slimmer, ruddy and smooth in real-time. We shall soon be putting these claims to test in a feature by feature review.

And as is the trend, the dual rear camera of the S13 ices the cake with the professional portrait feature that lets users take artistic portraits with blurred backgrounds.

2. Smart Gesture controls & Multi-Functional Fingerprint Sensor

Additionally, the itel S13 comes with the gesture controls made for quality maximum full screen experience and  a customizeable, convenient, responsive and multi-functional fingerprint sensor. The sensor allows users to program up to five unique fingerprints and functions e.g. taking a photo or video, answering a phone call and quick launching of apps directly from the lock screen. Isn’t this awesome?

3. Android™ 8.1 (Go edition) Operating System for Smoother Experiences

The Itel S13 is powered by the Android 8.1 (Go edition) operating system, which is optimized to deliver a smooth and fast experience and a number of benefits including:

  • A smooth and fast experience tailored to devices with 1GB of RAM or less
  • Enhanced data efficiency
  • New and re-imagined Google apps for entry-level smartphones including Google Go, Google Assistant and YouTube Go for Android™ 8.1 (Go edition)

4. Your Personal Assistant, Always Ready to Help

As you may know, smartphones are getting a lot smarter. Just by talking to your phone, you can command it to set a reminder, text your wife or even call your mum. The list is endless and keeps on growing bigger. With the itel S13 comes your personal assistant aka the Google Assistant.

Price & Where to buy

The iTel s13 is going for Ugx 290,000 only at all itel shops countrywide. In Kampala, we have the iTel store at Kampala Road.