Itel S23 with 6.6″ 90Hz display, Unisoc T606 SoC, 8GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched for Rs. 8799

After teasers, Itel has launched the S23 smartphone. It has a 6.6 HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, is powered by Unisoc T606 SoC with 8GB of RAM, 8GB of virtual RAM, 128GB UFS 2.2 storage and packs a 50-megapixel rear camera along with an AI lens.

There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front. It runs Android 12. The Mystery White colour has a color changing back panel that will change from white to pink when it is exposed to sunlight or UV light. It features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 10W charging over USB Type-C.

Itel S23 specifications
  • 6.6-inch (720 x 1600 pixels) HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate
  • 1.6GHz Octa Core Unisoc T606 (6x Cortex-A55 and 2x Cortex-A75 cores) 12nm processor with Mali G57 MP1 GPU
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB UFS 2.2 storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 12
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 50MP rear camera with f/1.6 aperture, LED Flash, secondary AI camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with 10W charging
Pricing and availability

The Itel S23 comes in Starry Black and Mystery White colours colours and is priced at Rs. 8799. The phone will be available from from June 14th. There will be a 4GB RAM variant (with 4GB virtual RAM) which will be available at retail outlets, said the company.

Commenting on the launch, CEO, itel India, Arijeet Talapatra, said:

Today Consumers are extremely conscious and demanding on their likes, choices and fashion quotient followed by a big shift in consumption patterns. Mobiles are no longer just devices but have become an integral part of entertainment, life style of new Bharat. We at itel are constantly striving to service our consumers by bringing in innovations backed with trendy features, stylish looks and new age technology.

S23 is going to be an absolute delight for our discerning customers bundled with powerful 50 MP Ultra Camera, super stylish ID Design, high memory variants, side finger print and not to forget color changing back ID adding a swag quotient for young, trendy and new generation Bharat. With its groundbreaking features, we aim to redefine the smartphone experience for our customers. We are excited to bring this innovative device to the Indian market and provide our customers with an aspirational Smartphone high on specs and looks available at one of the best pricing of 8799/- in Amazon.

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