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.

itel A56
itel A56

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 doesn’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

Network Properties

  • 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 × 72.4 × 9.1mm
  • Weight: g
  • Colours: Blue Black, Gold
  • Physical Build: Plastic
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM.
itel A56
itel A56 In Colours


  • Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6.0 inches
  • Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels, 242 ppi
  • Protection: scratch-resistant glass

Operating System

  • 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

Model: W6004.

itel A56
itel A56

itel A56 Price and Availability

  • Price:  N20,500 in Nigeria. GHS338 in Ghana.
  • Country Availability: Nigeria. Ghana. Kenya. Uganda. Tanzania. India. Pakistan.


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