itel A56 has been launched. It is the successor to itel A55. The A56 is cheap entry-level Android smartphone, that runs Android 9 (Go Edition). Android Go Edition is an optimised version of Android OS designed to run use less resources and so run smoother on entry-level hardware.
Itel A56 is built around a 6.0-inch IPS LCD panel with a screen resolution of 480 x 960 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio with about 73.2 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The Itel A56 sports a dual rear camera, an 8-megapixel + 0.3 MP with LED flash. While at the front-facing camera has a single 5-megapixel with LED flash.
It is powered by a Quad-Core processor, clocks at 1.3 GHz. Its chipset is UniSoc Spreadtrum SC7731E, an ARM Mali-T820 MP1 GPU paired with 1GB of RAM and a 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be extended up to 32GB via memory card. The Pro version comes with 2GB of RAM.
Itel A56 doesnâ€™t have support for 4G LTE, other connectivity options include 2G, 3G, Wifi, WiFi hotspot, and USB port. It also has a Fingerprint sensor at the rear.
In terms of the battery aspect, the Itel A56 is equipped with 4000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery capacity.
itel A56 Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G bands: No.
- Speed: HSPA
- Announced: March 2020
- Release Date: March 2020
- Dimensions: 149.0 Ã— 72.4 Ã— 9.1mm
- Weight: g
- Colours: Blue Black, Gold
- Physical Build: Plastic
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM.
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.0 inches
- Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels, 242 ppi
- Protection: scratch-resistant glass
- Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)
- Processor Type: 1.3GHz Quad-core, Cortex-A7
- Processor Name: Unisoc SC7731E
- Graphics Processor: ARM Mali T820 MP1
- RAM: 1GB. A56 Pro has 2GB
- Internal Storage: 16GB. A56 Pro has 32GB.
- External Storage: microSD, up to 32GB (dedicated slot)
- Rear Camera: 8MP main sensor + VGA sensor, LED flash, 720p@30fps video recording
- Front-facing Camera: 5MP, Face Recognition, 720p video capture.
- Radio: FM Radio
- Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
- Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack.
- Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes.
- USB: microUSB v2.0.
- NFC: No.
- Sensors: Proximity, Fingerprint Scanner (rear-mounted)
- Face Unlock: Yes.
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 4000 mAh
- Battery Charging: 5W regular charging
itel A56 Price and Availability
- Price:Â N20,500 in Nigeria. GHS338 in Ghana.
- Country Availability: Nigeria. Ghana. Kenya. Uganda. Tanzania. India. Pakistan.