Itel P33 Review

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Itel P33 is a low-end smartphone with a little bit of an upgrade from P33. Featuring a combination of fingerprint and face unlock, along with upgraded storage, the device maker has done a commendable amount of work despite P33’s low budget category.

This review will bring to you an in-depth analysis of the device’s strengths and weaknesses, along with key metrics to aid your purchase decision.

Key Specifications:

Dimensions: 5.5 inch, 146.7 x 74 x 9.3 mm

Rear camera: 8MP + 8MP

Front Camera: 5MP

SIM: Dual Nano SIM

RAM: 1GB

Storage: 16GB

Display: 5.5“ HD+ IPS FullScreen

Battery: 4000mAh

Software: Android 8.1 Go

Network: 2G, 3G

Processor: Quad-Core 1.3GHz

Design and Display: 

The P33, like most other low-end category smartphones, doesn’t feature a very premium visual design. However, for the price range, Crunch Phone considers its design very much ok. 

The 146.7 x 74 x 9.3 mm super slim device comes with a plastic body with noticeable bezels. Its rear features an array of 2 cameras with a flashlight, a centrally placed fingerprint sensor, and Itel branding. 

On the front, we have a single selfie and a flashlight placed on top dominated by a 5.5 inches display.

It should be noted that this device comes with considerable bezels which are very normal when the low price is taken into account. 

Battery:

Another outstanding feature of the Itel P33 smartphone is the battery. Featuring a 4000 mAh battery along with an AI power master intelligently optimizing your battery usage, the device can support you for about 8 hours of normal use. 

Camera:

Itel P33 smartphone comes with the main camera that features an array of two 8MP lenses. The front camera department features a single modest 5MP selfie shooter with enough qualities to function well in a well light environment. 

While the cameras aren’t very amazing, we sincerely believe it’s a great value for the price the device goes for.

Processor, Software, and Memory:

Under the hood, the Itel P33 smartphone features a modest 1.3GHz quad-core processor from Mediatek, a Mali-T820 GPU for graphics processing, and a single gigabyte RAM with 16GB storage.

Pros:

  • Low price
  • Good battery
  • Modest Main Camera

Cons:

  • No 4G connectivity
  • Small Screen

Full Specifications:

Design, Appearance, and Sensors

  • Dimensions: 146.7 x 74 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 133g
  • Display: 5.5 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD, FullView Display.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light Sensor.
  • Color: Deep Grey, Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold

Internal Hardware

  • Processor Type: 64-bit 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7
  • Processor Name: Mediatek 
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T820
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

Video and Photography

  • Rear Camera: 8MP + 8MP
  • Front-facing Camera: 5MP

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: Version 4.2
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0

Wireless Networks and Software

  • 2G mobile network: Yes
  • 3G mobile network: Yes 
  • 4G mobile network: No
  • 5G mobile network: No
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM 
  • Software / OS: Android 8.1 Go

Miscellaneous

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 4000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: Normal
  • Announced: March 2019
  • Market Availability: March 2019

CrunchPhone’s Shoppers Guide:

As the saying goes, you only get what you pay for.

Despite the relatively poor specification of the Itel P33, the device has some really good points which include the 4000mAh battery and the dual 8MP main camera.

So, if you have a relatively low amount of cash to throw around, then we’ll definitely recommend the device. But if your taste isn’t limited by price, you can try other models like:

Price and Where to Buy:

The Itel P33 retails for about 77 dollars, which is about 30,000 Nigerian Naira, 446 Ghanaian Cedis, 8,264 Kenyan Shillings, 290,691 Ugandan Shillings, and 1,450 South African Rand.

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