Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense recently held an event in China where it unveiled two smartphones – Hisense A6L and Hisense A5.

Hisense A5 Specs and Features

The major highlight of the A5 is definitely the e-ink display which it uses.

Hisense A5
Hisense A5

Hisense A5: Display

Hisense A5 is designed to offer users with an easy and distraction-free reading. That it why it ditches an IPS or OLED screen for the e-ink one. The device comes with a 5.83-inch display with an HD+ resolution of 640×720 pixels. This is perfect for those who think a Kindle is too big to move around with.

Hisense A5: Internal Hardware

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Systems-On-Chip (SoC) paired with 4GB of RAM. It is available in 32GB and 64GB storage versions. The storage is expandable up to a whopping 256GB via a microSD slot. The phone presents with a single SIM slot and a dedicated microSD slot.

Hisense A5: Photography

For photography, the Hisense A5 packs a single 13MP main camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture that is located at the top left corner of the back panel. There is an LED flash just under the camera sensor. At the front, the A5 features a 5MP f/1.9 camera for selfies.

Other Features

The device equally crams a 4000mAh battery under its hood with 5V/2A fast charging. The device also supports USB OTG function and so can be used to charge a second device. It comes pre-installed with Android 9.0 Pie OS. Other features include 4G VoLTE, 3.5mm audio jack, an HiFi sound system, Bluetooth, and several others.

Hisense A5
Hisense A5

Hisense A5 Specifications

  • CPU: Snapdragon 439 SDM439 1.95GHz octa core
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • Display: 5.84 inch HD + 1440 × 720 18: 9 E-Ink
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB / 64GB (upto256GB for microSD)
  • Main camera: 13 million pixel camera F2.0
  • Front camera: 5 million pixel camera F1.9
  • OS: Android 9 Pie
  • Size: 154.1 × 74.6 × 7.95mm
  • Weight: 157g
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11
  • Bluetooth: v4.x
  • Waterproof and dustproof: None
  • Connection terminal: Micro USB
  • Earphone jack: Yes
  • Color: Black
  • Others: Dual SIM, VoLTE, OTG, ES9318
  • Network: LTE compatible

Hisense A5

Hisense A5 Price and Availability

As for the pricing an availability, Hisense A5 is presently on reservation at JD.com fo ¥1199 ($169) for the 4GB+32GB version. The 4GB+64GB version is also on reservation for ¥1499 ($212).

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