The itel A16 is coming on strong as the smartphone for everyone. Replacing the A11, 14 and 15, the A16 is better, affordable and fully functional smartphone. It is itel’s shot at getting a smartphone into everyone’s hand.
Of course these are commendable efforts in a country where smartphone and device penetration are still below minimums mainly because of access and affordability. Itel pioneered this cause and has been producing quality entry level smartphones to enable more people afford one.
If you are looking for a gift for the that cousin that has just finished school and is bugging you for a smartphone, then this is it. If your mum or grandma complains that her smartphone is too advanced and she doesn’t know how to operate it, then the itel A16 is the answer
To help make your purchase decision simpler, here are the full specs, price and where to buy the device now.
itel A16 full specs
Announced: 2018, December
Available: 2019, January
Model: itel A16
Colours: Champagne Gold, Midnight Black.
SIM: Dual Micro + Full SIM
OS: Android Oreo 8.1.0 GO edition
Network: GSM, WCDMA, GPRS, EDGE
Display: 5.0-inch 480 x 854px FWVGA (240 DPI)
CPU: 1.3 GHz Spreadtrum SC7731 Octa-core processor
Memory: 8GB ROM, 512MB RAM, microSD, up to 32GB (dedicated slot)
Camera: 5MP (2592 x 1944) with flash + 2MP (1600 x 1200) selfie camera with front flash
Sensors: Accelerometer & Proximity.
Battery: Removable Li-Ion 2050 mAh battery
itel A16 Price and Where to buy
The A16 is going for Ugx 180,000 (About $48) at itel stores and dealerships around the country. Below is a list of stores in Kampala Uganda where you can get the device.
- itel VIP Shop at Ambassador House – Kampala Road
- Banana Phone World- Boulevard Building Kampala Road
- Banana Phone World – Lugogo
- Banana Phone World – Mbarara
- Micromax Phones – Kampala Road
- Simba Telecom – Kampala Road
- Karuni Phones – Kampala
- Amir Phones – Johnson Street, Kampala
- Deno Telcom Phones – Johnson Street, Kampala