Last Updated on June 5, 2020 by Larious
The iTel A56 is a budget smartphone from iTel that comes with large screen size. The phone also has dual cameras and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. iTel A56 sports a 6.0-inch display and 4000 mAh battery.
iTel A56 Key Specs & Features
- 6.0 inches IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~242 ppi)
- Android 9.0 (Pie, Go Edition)
- Quad-core UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E (32nm)
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB Built-in Storage up to 64GB Memory Card
- 8 MP + 0.3 MP Dual Rear Cameras
- 5 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 3G Network
- Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The iTel A56 is a nice phone and one of the iTel phones that many will love to have. The handset packs a compact and slim design that looks classy and elegant. It has a rear glass effect and a bright mirror frame with deep reflections and also an elegant gradient effect.
The panel is built with premium plastic and it houses the cameras and an LED flash. The iTel A56 has body dimensions of 159.7 x 77.7 x 8.9 mm and weighs just 164 grams. Overall, the slim body and also the curved edge further makes the device easy to operate and hold in one hand.
On the front, it has some bezel on the top hosting the front camera, an LED flash, and the speaker. The phone offers a 6″ IPS Full-Screen Display. It has a resolution of 480 x 960 pixels and 242 PPI density.
The 18:9 aspect ratio delivers the best viewing when watching movies or gaming. The phone also has 500 nits for a super-bright display.
As for the camera setup, the iTel A56 is blessed with a combo rear camera of 8 + 0.3 -megapixel which is paired with an LED flash for nice shots even under low light condition. The camera has some internal features as well and it can record HDR video quality.
The front camera on the device is 5 MP and it comes with Face ID and an LED flash. This means the facial unlocking is always successful even under low light background.
Hardware and Software
The iTel A56 has a UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E chipset that based on 32nm process technology. The chip comes with a quad-core processor running at a speed of 1.3 GHz.
It has ARM Mali T820 MP1 for graphics and runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system but based on Go Edition. With the 16GB inbuilt storage, users will have enough space to store favorite games, music, and movies.
In case the hard drive is not enough, you can still expand the storage using an external micro SDcard up to 64GB.
Battery and Network
The iTel A56 is powered by a massive 4000 mAh battery but it does not come with fast charging technology. iTel says that the battery along with Android’s smart energy-saving chipset will last long.
Its promise to last up to 21 hours of calls, 54 hours of music playback, and 8 hours of video playback. This is almost a whole day when fully charged. It has dual SIMs with 2G and 3G networks. There is GPS for location, wifi, micro USB, and FM radio.
iTel A56 Price and Availability
The iTel A56 price in Nigeria starts at around 27,500 Naira (around $70). The phone will cost 375 GHs in Ghana and 7500 KSh in Kenya.
You can order it in Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, and Deep Grey colors.
iTel A56 Specs
Here are a few specs of the iTel A56:
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie, Go Edition)
- Processor: UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E (32nm), Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
- GPU: ARM Mali T820 MP1
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Colours: Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, Deep Grey
- Dimension: 159.7 x 77.7 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 164 gram
- SIM Type: Micro-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.0 inches IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~242 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 8 MP + 0.3 MP Dual Camera
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HD, Panorama
- Front Camera: 5 MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 64 GB via microSD card
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: No
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: No
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC: No
- Infra Blaster: No
- USB Port: Micro USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No