Itel S23

Itel S23 key features

  • Dual Sim, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi
  • Octa Core, 1.6 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB RAM, 128 GB inbuilt
  • 5000 mAh Battery with 10W Fast Charging
  • 6.6 inches, 1600 x 720 px, 90 Hz Display with Water Drop Notch
  • 50 MP + 0.08 MP Dual Rear & 8 MP Front Camera
  • Memory Card Supported, upto 512 GB
  • Android v13

KSh 15,000 KSh 16,500

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  • Itel S23 In Kenya

    The Itel S23 price in Kenya is Ksh 15,500. The Itel S23 4G is an entry-level smartphone offering from Itel, a sub-brand of Transsion. It has a Unisoc Tiger T606 with 4GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM. It has a 6.6-inch 720p IPS LCD with a fast 90Hz refresh rate. For the camera, 50MP rear plus one additional sensor. For the selfie camera, it has an 8MP sensor. For its battery, it has a 5,000mAh capacity with 10W charging rate. It runs on Android 12 with Itel OS 8.6 for customizations. The Itel S23 is available in colors Mystery White, and Starry Black color options.

    Itel S23 Specifications

    SPECS itel S23
    SCREEN 6.6-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display (720 x 1600 Pixels, 266 ppi) with 20:9 Aspect Ratio, 90Hz Refresh Rate, and notch
    OS Android 11 with itel OS 8.6
    CPU Octa Core CPU, 2x Cortex-A75 @ 1.6GHz & 6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.6GHz
    GPU Mali-G57 MP1
    RAM 4GB or 8GB of RAM
    REAR CAMERA Dual Cameras: 50MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, Autofocus), Unspecified secondary camera, LED Flash, Up to 1080p video recording
    FRONT CAMERA 8 Megapixels (f/2.0 Aperture)
    EXPANSION Expandable up to 256GB via microSD
    SIM CARD Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
    CELLULAR 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
    WI-FI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
    NFC No
    USB OTG Yes
    SOUND 3.5mm Audio Jack
    FM RADIO Yes
    BIOMETRICS Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)
    SENSORS Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer
    BATTERY 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable), 10W charging rate
    MATERIAL Glass front, Plastic back
    DIMENSIONS 165.0 x 76.3 x 8.6 mm
    WEIGHT 185 g
    COLORS Black and White
    LAUNCH DATE May 29, 2023
    PRICE Ksh 15,500

    Itel S23 Overview

    The Itel S23 phone was released in May of 2023 and it has major upgrades. The main improvements are seen in the design and the incredible display of the phone. Coupled with the fact that it has a whopping 64 MP camera that takes incredible photos. Let us review this phone and check if it is worth your money.

    The Itel S23 Build

    • Design: IPS LCD
    • Display: 6.6-inch HD+


    The Itel S23 comes with an exceptional and sleek design. One thing is for certain, the Itel S23 is designed to grab your eye’s attention straight from the box. The Itel S23 is slim and light. On the back of the Itel S23, you also get a dual camera module that hosts 50 MP with autofocus.

    On the sides of the Itel S23,  you get power buttons and volume rockers. These are responsive when you want to adjust the audio settings in the Itel S23 phone. Safe to say Itel did an amazing job with the display of the Itel S23 because it gives you a premium feel on your hands.

    Display and Visual Experience

    The front of the Itel S23 is made up of a 6.6-inch AMOLED display. Itel ensured that the display had a Full HD+ resolution with a 90 Hz refresh rate. You are going to enjoy smooth scrolling on the Itel S23 with a high refresh rate. This gives you a bright, sharp, and responsive visual experience. Especially when you are watching the content on social media, or even browsing the internet.

    When it comes to security, you have an in-display fingerprint sensor with the Itel S23. This enables you to primarily lock your phone. You can also choose to unlock it using the PIN code or facial recognition.

    The Itel S23 Cameras

    • Main Camera: 50MP (wide), Unspecified secondary camera
    • Front Camera: 2 MP (wide)
    • Video(Main/Front): 1080p@30fps

    Main-lens camera system

    At the back, you will find a 50 MP QVGA primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS). During the day or when the light conditions are good, the photos captured with the 50 MP primary camera lens offer you a good dynamic range with decent attention to detail. You will be happy with the quality of images and videos you capture with this camera.

    The main camera offers an f/1.8 aperture and support for optical image stabilization. This enables the Itel S23 to give you a good performance even when the light conditions are low. You also get an Unspecified secondary camera lens shooter that gives impressive performance when taking content during the day.

    Front Camera Specifications

    At the front, you will get an 8 MP sensor for capturing high-resolution selfies. The front camera definitely provides you with impressive selfie photos and portrait photos that have enough details. You also get color reproduction that separates your subjects. Itel ensured to include an eye autofocus, that allows the phone to focus on your eyes when taking selfies.

    The Itel S23 Performance

    • Processor (CPU, GPU, RAM): UNISOC Tiger T606
    • Storage: 256GB 8GB RAM
    • OS: Android 11 with itel OS 8.6
    • Connectivity (sim conf): WI-FI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n


    Under the hood, the Itel S23 is powered up by the UNISOC Tiger T606.  This phone comes with 8 GB RAM with 256GB of internal storage of UFS 3.1 storage. You can also extend the internal storage of your phone with the slot MicroSD card up to 1TB. This additional memory simply enhances the overall performance of your device. While providing you with ample space for your photos, apps, and videos.


    The Itel S23 comes with Android 11, which has a layer of Itel OS 8.6. This provides you with a smooth software experience. Especially when you are installing and customizing the mobile applications.

    The Itel S23 Battery

    • Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh
    • Charging Speed: 10W wired

    When it comes to battery, the Itel S23 is powered by a 5,000 mAh non-removable battery. The battery supports 10 Watts charging and offers you a reliable battery life. Itel says that you can recharge your phone to 100 percent in less than 120 minutes. Making it quite convenient if you are in a rush to charge your phone.

    If you are not using the phone on a maximum refresh rate with the nits at its peak then the battery can comfortably last you the whole 24-hour day. When you need to recharge it in less than 1 hour you are back to a fully charged Itel S23 in your hand.

    The Itel S23 Summary

    The Itel S23 is a great phone with a lot to offer. Here is a summary of its key features, benefits, and why it’s a perfect fit for the target audience:

    Key features:

    • The Itel S23 comes with an exceptional and sleek design
    • Itel S23 is made up of a 6.6-inch display
    • A 50 MP primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS)
    • The Itel S23 is powered up by the UNISOC Tiger T606


    • Enjoy a smooth scrolling on the Itel S23 with the high refresh rate
    • Protect your phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor
    • Itel S23 provides you with a great performance during gaming or multitasking.
    • Android gives you a smooth software experience.


    If you are someone who is seeking a well-balanced mid-range smartphone under Ksh.16,000. Then the Itel S23 should definitely be on your radar. You get incredible value for your money with an exceptional design and a vibrant display. Couple that up with the powerful performance, and capable camera that you are getting. This mid-range smartphone stands out in the crowded smartphone market. With the Itel S23, you will be purchasing a dependable phone while getting value for your money.

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