itel launched the new budget-friendly itel S23+, which boasts a 6.78-inch curved AMOLED display and a 50MP dual rear camera. The phone is priced at USD 120 (~PHP 6,800) and is available in African countries through local itel shops.
The itel S23+ is powered by the Unisoc T616 chipset with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, which can be expanded with a microSD card. The phone runs on Android 13 with itel’s own itelOS 13 interface, which features Aivana GPT, an AI-based voice assistant, and Dynamic RAM expansion.
The phone has a 6.78-inch FHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a peak brightness of 500 nits. It also supports the Dynamic Bar, which shows notifications for incoming calls, reminders, and battery status.
The display has a punch-hole cutout for the 32MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It also has a fingerprint scanner embedded under the screen.
The itel S23+ has a dual rear camera setup that consists of a 50MP main sensor with an f/1.6 aperture and autofocus, and an unspecified secondary sensor. The camera supports eye tracking and portrait lite features for better portraits.
The phone boasts a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging via a USB-C port. According to itel, it can charge the phone in about two hours The device also has an NFC chip for contactless payments and other functions.
The itel S23+ comes in two color options: Lake Cyan and Elemental Blue. It is priced at USD 120 (roughly PHP 6,800) in Africa. There’s no information yet on global availability.
For more information about the itel S23+, you can visit itel’s official website.
itel S23+ specs
|Display||6.78-inch FHD AMOLED curved display, 2400×1080, 99% DCI-P3, Gorilla Glass, 500 nits|
Dynamic RAM expansion
|Rear Cameras||50MP, 10x digital zoom|
AI secondary camera
|Network||4G LTE, dual SIM|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC|
|Others||USB-C, in-display fingerprint scanner, GPT AI Assistant, Dynamic Bar|
|OS||itel OS 13, Android 13|
|Battery||5000mAh battery, 18W fast charging|