Itel P55+ With 5,000mAh Battery, 45W Fast Charging Launched in Kenya

Itel has officially launched the P55+, its latest budget offering in Kenya featuring some quite interesting specs. 

The company said in a statement that the Itel P55+ promises a seamless user experience with its Android 13 OS and itel’s custom UI.

 In this article, we delve into the specifications, unique features, and expected price tag of the phone. 

Display and Design

Itel P55+ is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone featuring a 6.6-inch HD+ (720 x 1,640 pixels) display with a 90Hz refresh rate.

The screen has a hole-punch cutout that houses the selfie camera camera. The display also supports the Dynamic Bar feature for quickly accessing face unlock, background calls, battery notifications and more.

The punch-hole design contributes to a higher screen-to-body ratio, enhancing the overall viewing experience. Users can expect vibrant colors and sharp details, making the device suitable for multimedia consumption and gaming.                 

Battery and Charging

At the heart of the P55+ is a 45W PowerCharge capability combined with a robust 5000mAh  battery with three distinct charging modes. Itel claims that the 45W HyperCharge mode can ensure in just 30 minutes, users can charge up to 65% of their device, and 33W Smart Charge mode goes beyond mere charging. It actively reduces battery aging, thereby extending the overall lifespan and performance of the battery. 18W Low Temperature Charge mode on the other hand can proactively control the temperature, the P55+ ensures that the device remains below 35°C during charging, preventing overheating and associated issues.

Itel P55+ places user safety at the forefront, incorporating comprehensive protection mechanisms for the charging port, motherboard, charging IC, and battery. ‘’This commitment guarantees a secure charging experience even in cases of overcharging, extreme temperatures, and voltage fluctuations.’’ the company says in a statement. 

Performance and Software

Powering the P55+ is the Unisoc T606 chipset, a mid-range chipset complimented by 4 GB or 8 GB of RAM, and the option for up to 8 GB of virtual RAM.

We are also getting internal storage variants of 128 GB and 256GB, meaning users have ample space for apps, media, and files.

The phone runs on Android™ 13 (Go Edition) and powered by the T606 processor. Android™ 13 prioritizes privacy and security, and the octa-core processor delivers excellent performance, enabling efficient multitasking and smooth operation.


For the optics, the Itel P55+ features a 50MP primary camera and an 8MP front camera. 

‘’The P55+ ensures that every detail is vividly preserved, providing users with high-definition shots and memorable selfies.’’ the company says.           

Connectivity and Additional Features:

The P55+ covers a comprehensive range of connectivity options, including dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a microSD card slot, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. 

Additionally, the inclusion of face unlock adds a layer of convenience to the device’s security features. The device aims to cater to the diverse needs of users, ensuring seamless connectivity and accessibility.


The Itel P55+ is available in Galaxy Blue, Royal Green, and Meteor Purple color options. Pricing starts from Ksh 15,299 and the phone can be purchased at Itel’s official retail stores across the country and partner e-commerce platforms.

The device is set to be released exclusively in the African market, catering to the growing demand for budget-friendly smartphones with premium features.


The Itel P55+ emerges as a noteworthy contender in the smartphone market, especially within the mid-range segment. 

With a focus on delivering an immersive display experience, powerful performance, and rapid charging capabilities, Itel aims to provide users with a device that aligns with their modern lifestyle. 

The combination of the 90Hz display and the Unisoc T606 chip ensures a smooth and responsive user interface, while the 45W fast charging addresses the perennial challenge of battery anxiety.

The camera capabilities, coupled with AI enhancements, contribute to the device’s appeal for photography enthusiasts. The inclusion of Android 13 with Itel’s custom UI adds a layer of customization and features, enhancing the overall user experience.

The Itel P55+ not only offers technical prowess but also pays attention to design and aesthetics. The availability of multiple color options allows users to choose a device that reflects their personal style. 

With a competitive expected price point, Itel is poised to capture the attention of budget-conscious consumers seeking a feature-rich smartphone.

As the smartphone market continues to evolve, devices like the Itel P55+ serve as a testament to the democratization of advanced features. Itel’s strategic focus on the African market underscores the brand’s commitment to meeting the diverse needs of users in the region. 

In essence, the Itel P55+ stands as a compelling option for those in search of a well-rounded smartphone that doesn’t break the bank.

The Itel P55+ is set to redefine user expectations for fast charging, offering a perfect blend of speed, safety, and style. For more information, visit

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