Itel Vision 1 is the latest budget friendly smartphone from Itel for the year 2020. It comes with an interesting specifications and one of the things that caught peoples eye the most is the rear camera design. The design looks exactly like the one on the iPhone 11.
Another thing is the gradient color design which looks absolutely beautiful. The present of the dual rear cameras and the 4,000mAh battery made the Vision 1 best affordable entry level device this year. Let’s explore the Itel Vision 1 specs as well as price.
Itel Vision 1 Specs & Features
- 6.08 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (282 PPI)
- Android 9 pie
- 8 MP + 0.3 MP Dual Rear Cameras
- 5 MP Front Camera
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB Inbuilt Storage, Expandable via SD CARD
- Fingerprint Scanner (rear)
- 4G LTE
- 4,000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery.
The body of the Vision 1 is made from plastic. It weighs about 163grams which is considered light weight and has a dimension of 156.7 x 74.7 x 8.5 mm. The back of the smartphone is removable and when removed, you get to see the dual nano SIMS slot at the right and an SD Card slot at the top side.
Like i said earlier, the camera design at the rear looks exactly like the one on the iPhone 11. It houses dual cameras and an led flash beside the lens. There is Vision inscription underneath the camera lens and yea, the fingerprint sensor is at the center, while the Itel branding is at the bottom.
Taking a look at the front, this smartphone features a 6.08inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. It has a ppi of 282 and 19:5:9 aspect ratio. The screen uses an IPS LCD panel with a screen to body ratio of 81.2%.
Under sun light, the brightness of the screen can go as high as 500nits. At the top, there is a U notch cutout for the selfie camera and it spot a 2.5D curved glass. It has a thin bezels and a big chin, placing it on 81.2% screen to body ratio category.
Hardware & Software
Under the hood, the Itel Vision 1 is powered by a Spreadtrum UniSoC SC9863A chipset which has an Octa core processor clocked at 1.6GHz. It runs on Android 9 pie with a PowerVR GE8322 GPU for gaming or graphics. The phone scored 90,000 in AnTuTu test.
The processor is supported by a 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There is a Micro SD Card slot where you can extend the storage up to 128GB. The UNISOC chipset is decent enough and for this price can give a smooth performance, but when it comes to gaming, don’t expect much.
Photography is probably the selling point of this device. It comes with a dual rear cameras which includes an 8MP main camera with f/2.0 and a 0.3MP depth sensing camera. On the front, it comes with a 5MP camera for video calls or selfies.
The rear camera can shoot a 1080p videos while the front camera can only shoot a 720p videos. Camera performance is average, not that great for low light. But the camera app does come with unique features that users might love to use.
What is supplying juice to the Vision 1 is a 4,000mAh battery which doesn’t support fast charging. It will take a lot of time to charge the battery around 3 hours or so, with the 5V/1A charger provided in the box. But the 4,000mAh battery is said to last for a full day.
Even 2days depending on how you use a phone. Other unique features includes: Hi Translate – which is a regional language translator, Float Ball – for easy access 3 finger screen shot and an OTG support. It supports face unlock for extra security.
Itel Vision 1 Price in Nigeria & Availability
The Itel Vision 1 price in Nigeria starts from N30,000 which translates to $84 USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.
Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.
Thoughts on Itel Vision 1
It’s nice seeing Itel trying to copy iPhone 11 camera design. The smartphone design is top notch and that curved edges will make it feel very comfortable to hold and also fit in a pocket. 4,000mAh battery on this phone can last for a full day which is good.
This handset is for those who are looking to buy a smartphone for a budget price tag, under N30,000 ($84). The Itel Vision 1 specs looks great for the price and performance will be decent enough for day to day use.
Itel Vision 1 - Full Specifications
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Announced||February 17, 2020|
|Dimensions||156.7 x 74.7 x 8.5 mm|
|Build||Glass front, Plastic back|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.08 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 9 Pie|
|Chipset||Spreadtrum UniSoC SC9863A|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 CPU and 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot||Yes, Upto 128GB|
|Dual||8MP Main camera
0.3MP depth sensor
|Features||Led flash, HDR, Panorama
|3.5mm jack||Yes, 3.5mm audio jack|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|USB||Micro USB 2.0|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Size||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Normal 5V/1A charging|
|Colors||Purple, Green and Royal Blue|