itel recently released itel P33 and its bigger brother – the Itel P33 Plus. Both devices have almost the same specifications with the Plus on the latter standing for an actual Plus on the screen size and a bigger battery. Asides from these two aspects, the rest is pretty much the same starting off from SoC, to RAM, to Cameras and down to the storage. Let’s see what differences exist between these two devices.
Itel P33 Vs P33 Plus – Design & Display
itel P33 and P33 Plus being entry-level devices use a plastic body. At the back of both devices are a fingerprint sensor and a dual-camera setup. Turning over to the front is perhaps the first noticeable difference between these two devices. itel P33 has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display while Itel P33 Plus has a bigger 6.0-inch IPS LCD display. Both displays use the new 18:9 aspect and has a 2.5D curved flash on top for screen protection.
The bezels at the top are occupied by the single front-facing camera on both devices and can also be used for face unlock a.k.a FaceID. Colour options available are the same on both devices which are Blue, Black and Gold. Both devices also have dual SIM card slots and a dedicated MicroSD card slot for storage expansion.
Itel P33 Vs P33 Plus – Hardware & Software
When it comes to hardware and software, both the itel P33 and P33 Plus are identical. Both devices are equipped with MediaTek MT6580 Chipset which has a Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.4GHz alongside a Mali 400 MP2 GPU. The SoC on both devices is paired with 1GB of RAM which runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition. The Android 8.1 Oreo is covered with itel’s UI of course. Storage on both devices stands at 16GB but taken up to 32GB via the dedicated MicroSD card slot on board.
Camera, Battery & Connectivity
The camera department on both devices is pretty basic which is expected given that it is a budget device. Both devices are equipped with a dual camera setup at the back. The itel P33 uses a combination of an 8MP main shooter and a secondary 2MP shooter while the Itel P33 Plus has an 8MP and a 5MP combination. Both are equipped with an LED flash and can record 1080p videos at 30fps. For selfies, Itel P33 has a single 5MP sensor while P33 Plus has an 8MP sensor, both of which has an AI Face Recognition and can also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Itel P33 is packed with a 4,000mAh while P33 Plus takes it up a little to 5,000mAh. No fast charging on both devices hence it should take quite some time to refill when drain. There is also no 4G LTE connectivity, However, there is 3G, 2G, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm jack and a microUSB port with support for USB On The.
itel P33 and P33 Plus will be priced between N24,000 to N26,000 in Nigeria