iTel s17 and s17 Pro – Price and Specifications in Nigeria

The iTel S17 and s17 Pro have not been released to the market yet. According to iTel Nigeria, iTel S17 and other iTel products was announced at the iTel online launch event that happened on the 8th October 2021.

The iTel company has unveiled yet another pocket-friendly smartphone. Unlike the iTel A26 which also came at a fair price but was unveiled in India, the iTel S17 was unveiled in Nigeria. iTel S17 is the direct successor to the S16 smartphone which was launched back in 2020.

Unlike the previous model which held a 6.5-inch display size, the new iTel S17 comes in the display size of 6.6 inches. The iTel S17 comes with a large notch display, a triple camera setup, and a large 5,000mAh battery. The device comes in the three colour options of Sky Blue, Multicolor Green, and Deep-Ocean Black.

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Key specifications of iTel s17

PriceN45,000 – N60,000
Battery Capacity5000 mAh
OSAndroid 11 (Go Edition)
Display6.6 inches, 88.9 cm2
Resolution720 x 1612 pixels
ProcessorQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Front Camera8 megapixels
Rear Camera8 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP main camera


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    Have you got an amazing smile and are willing to show it off? Then the iTel S17 is the smartphone for you. With the new Itel S17 Smile Selfie Mode, you can now trigger the shutter with only a smile. On the front of the smartphone, there is a single 8MP camera for selfies. As for the rear camera, it is equipped with a triple camera system. It has an 8MP primary lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 0.3MP AI camera lens. The iTel S17 comes with five selfie filters, an enhanced Bokeh effect and 18 AR stickers to help make your photos look more artistic and attractive, and AI Face Beauty 3.0 which identifies your facial details, skin tone and lighting environment to beautify your pictures. These two new features are the perfect styles for selfie lovers as they help create clearer and more lively selfies.


     The Itel S17 has 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It also comes with a microSD card slot for additional storage up to 128GB, if you are the type that prefers a bigger storage.

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Design and Display

itel s17 design and display

     The iTel S17 was designed with a polycarbonate body which features a dew-drop notch panel. It has a 6.6-inch IPS display with an HD+ resolution. Along with a 6.6-inch HD+ Waterdrop FullScreen display, there are several more desirable functions held in the fashionable, sleek, and fully designed unibody.

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Processor Specification

     The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731E along with ARM Mali T820 MP1. The smartphone runs on Android 11 Go Edition and has iTel’s custom skin. It also comes with a few pre-installed applications.

Battery Life

itel s17 and s17 pro price

     iTel has thankfully increased the battery capacity of the iTel S16’s successor. Instead of the old 4000 mAh of the iTel S16, the device holds a 5,000mAh battery with a standard charging speed. The AI Power Master, along with the 5000mAh battery, powers the smartphone and helps to provide a 27-day standby time, 39 hours of normal use, and 8-10 hours of music and videos.

Price and Availability

     The iTel S17 comes at the starting price of N45,000 ($110), but this is for the only configuration with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.

NigeriaN45,000 – N60,000
IndiaRs.8,231 – Rs.10,975
United States$100 – $120
GhanaGHC 664 – GHC 885
South AfricaR1,640 – R2,186



Launch Date8th of October, 2021
Operating SystemAndroid 11 (Go Edition)
Dimensions145.6 x 70 x 9.3 mm
Weight (g)170 g
ColoursSky Blue, Multicolor Green, and Deep-Ocean Black
BuildPlastic – Splash and Dust resistance


ChipsetMediatek MT6580A
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali T820 MP1


Camera TypeTriple lenses
Rear Camera8 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP main camera
Camera FeaturesAutofocus Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Video Resolution720p@30fps
Rear FlashYes, Single-LED
Front (Selfie) Camera TypeSingle lens
Front Camera Sensor(s)8-megapixel
Front Camera FeaturesFace Unlock Face Beauty HDR
Front Video Resolution720p


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Screen to Body Ratio~81.2%
Display Size6.6 inches, 88.9 cm2
Resolution720 x 1612 pixels
Aspect Ratio20:9
Pixel Density~272 pixels per inch
Display ProtectionScratch Resistant Glass


Internal Storage (ROM)16 GB
Card SlotYes, up to 128 GB via microSD card
Phone BookPractically Unlimited
Call RecordPractically Unlimited


TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network BandsLTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


USBMicro USB 2.0
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
FM RadioYes


Capacity5000 mAh


Speaker LocationChin, below the display
Audio Jack TypeYes, 3.5mm audio jack
Sound EnhancementsNone

Other Features

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
JAVA SupportNo
MessagesSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
GamesYes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Additional Features– WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player – MP3/WMA/WAV /RA/AAC/M4A player – Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) – Push to talk – Voice command/dial – Organizer
Box Contents– iTel S17 – Charging Brick – USB Cable – User Manual – Protective Case

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