iTel P36: Full Specification, Features, and Price in Nigeria

It’s no longer a surprise to us about the quality specs and features iTel smartphones are made with while offering at a low price. Nowadays, the launch of flagship smartphones are usually underlooked except they’re from top brands like Apple or Samsung. However, the reverse was the case on iTel P36 as everyone anticipated the launch of this great gadget.

The P36 is the latest device to grace iTel’s Power Phone Series and comes with a Pro version that has 4G LTE network connectivity. The iTel P36 perfectly stands out as one of the best budget-friendly smartphones you can buy in Nigeria and has brought competition to the likes of Infinix and Tecno. Below are our full review and verdict about iTel’s latest P36 device and the current market price in Nigeria.

iTel P36 Key Features

  • Display: 6.5-inches HD+
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Processor: UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E
  • Front Camera: 8-megapixel
  • Rear Camera: 8-megapixel + 0.3-megapixel
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5000mAh
  • OS: Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)

iTel P36: Design and Display

iTel P36: Design and Display

The iTel P36 sports a very slim body design, and probably the slimmest you’ve ever set your eyes on. The body approximately measures 165.5 x 76 x 8.6 mm in dimensions with a plastic frame and glass upfront. You can choose to buy through variety of color options of Blue, Gradient Purple and Gradient Blue. On the rear, the two rear camera design is similar to that of iPhone 11 and is accompanied by iTel’s official branding logo which is located below.

The iTel P36 has one of the biggest displays on any smartphone which will give consumers more space for a large content viewing experience. It sports a 6.5-inches display working at a resolution of 720 × 1600 pixels and 19?5:9 aspect ratio. For a wider and brighter viewing experience, iTel integrated a 272 PPI density and it reaches 82.2% screen-to-body ratio.

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iTel P36: Camera Review

This is probably the most interesting feature of this great phone. The 8-MP front camera is housed at the waterdrop cutout notch display. The dual 8-MP main camera and 0.3-MP lens are well positioned on the square camera module along with the quad-LED flash.

Unfortunately, the camera is only limited to 720p resolution which is contrary to 1080p that’s found on most smartphones. However, the P36 camera performance is one of the best on iTel smartphones and it’s very good for social media interaction. Overall, the photo quality are great, thanks to a variety of camera software apps that’ll further enhance the beauty of the images.

iTel P36: Performance, Software, and Battery Capacity

To start with, the iTel P36 processor is not commendable as the smartphone performs below average. The iTel P36 is powered by a UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E chipset which is paired with 1GB RAM to deliver decent performance on basic tasks. Besides, with 16 GB of internal memory, you got enough to store almost everything you like from apps, images, to videos with an additional option of up to 32GB memory via SDcard.

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Out of the box, the iTel P36 runs on Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) which brings forth pre-installed apps and many customizable smart panels.

The iTel P36 sports a massive 5000mAh non-removable battery. iTel claimed the battery can last more than 48 hours on moderate use that involves little gaming time, zero browsings, and social networking. iTel squeezed in a battery optimizer that is categorized into Smart Power Saving, and Ultra Power Saving. Unfortunately, there’s no fast charge technology and the device takes time to charge. The iTel P36 will take about 3 hours to fully charge the device.

iTel P36: Price in Nigeria and Availability

The Itel P36 is a one-time investment that’ll give you the complete value of your money. This power-series phablet will be sold for a retail price of ₦36,000 ($94) at any leading phone store, shop, or market in Nigeria. From the price tag of this phone, it’s very obvious that it’s solely targeted to those who are on a budget and can’t afford to buy flagship devices.

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However, there are many shortcomings of high-end games and heavy-duty tasks can’t perform perfectly on this device. If you’re looking for a smartphone that can give you the best of service, then it’s definitely not this one, so you should try another brand.

iTel P36 Full Specifications


  • Brand: iTel
  • Model: P36
  • Release Date: June 5, 2020
  • Operating System: Android Version 9 Pie (Go Edition)
  • Weight: —
  • Colors: Blue, Gradient Purple, Gradient Blue


  • Touchscreen: YES
  • Type: HD+ LCD
  • Screen Size: 6.5-inches
  • Screen Resolution: 700 x 1600 pixels
  • Dimensions: 165.5 x 76 x 8.6 mm
  • FaceLock: YES
  • In-display fingerprint scanner: NO
  • Fingerprint sensor: YES (Rear-mounted)


  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
  • Chipset: UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E
  • GPU: ARM Mali T820 MP1
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Inbuilt Storage: 16GB
  • SD Card slot: YES


  • Rear Flash: Quad-LED Flashlight
  • Rear Camera: 8-MP + 0.3-MP
  • Front Camera: 8-MP
  • Front Flash: NO


  • Wi-Fi: YES
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • USB: MicroUSB 2.0
  • GPS: YES

Number of Sims: Two (2)

Sim 1

  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • 3G Support: Yes
  • 4G/ LTE Support: No
  • 5G Support: NO

Sim 2

  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • 3G Support: Yes
  • 4G/ LTE Support: No
  • 5G Support: NO


  • Capacity: Removable 5000mAh battery
  • Fast Charge: No


  • Price in Nigeria: ₦36,000
  • Price in Dollar: $94

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