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iTel A55

iTel A55
$79.00
Brand: iTel
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.0 inch 720 x 1440 pixels FullView display
  • Camera: 8 + 0.8 MP Back / 5 MP front
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz SC7731E
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie, Go Edition)

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8.3 4.2 9
  • Design, Built Quality 8 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 8 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

iTel A55 is the latest smartphone from iTel Mobility. The device looks very similar to iTel P33 Plus, save for the downgraded RAM and of course, the new paintings (color) additions. The rear camera setup is also is vertically arranged, along with a rear placed fingerprint scanner, while a large 6.0-inch displayiTel A55 covers the frontal.

Itel A55 review

Spec wise, the iTel A55 is powered by a Quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731E along with ARM Mali T820 MP1, 1GB of RAM and a 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device comes with a dual rear-mounted camera sensors, combining an 8 MP Main sensor and a 0.8 megapixel secondary sensor. At the front, you are getting a 5 megapixel sensor along with a single LED flash on both sides.

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There is a rear placed fingerprint scanner, which is able to unlock your phone along with seven (7) other functions, like photo shooting, calling taking among others. It comes with support for dual 3G SIMs, 3000mAh and runs Google Android 9.0 (Pie: Go Edition) out of the box. The full specifications and silent features of iTel A55 are detailed in the specs table below.

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iTel A55 - Full Specifications

LAUNCH

  • Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries
    iTel A55 W6003
  • Announced
    2019, July
  • Status
    Available. Released 2019, July

BODY

  • Dimensions
    158.7 x 74 x 9.3 mm (5.66 x 2.85 x 0.37 in)
  • Weight
    133 g (4.02 oz)
  • Build Build refers to the built quality of the device
    Plastic
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size
    6.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~73.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~272 ppi density)
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, up to 3 fingers
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Scratch Resistant Glass

PLATFORM

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 9.0 (Pie, Go Edition)
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    UniSoC Spreadtrum SC7731E (32nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    ARM Mali T820 MP1

MEMORY

  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    1 GB
  • Storage Capacity
    16 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    Yes, up to 32 GB via microSD card
  • Phonebook
    Practically Unlimited
  • Call Record
    Practically Unlimited

MAIN CAMERA

  • Camera Type
    Double Lenses
  • Camera Sensor(s)
    8 + 0.8 -megapixel main camera
  • Camera Features
    Autofocus
    Continuous shooting
    Digital zoom
    Geotagging
    Panorama
    HDR
    Touch focus
    Face detection
    White balance settings
    Flash type - Single LED
    4-element lens
  • Video Resolution
  • LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Yes, Dual LED

SELFIE CAMERA

  • Camera Type
    Single Lens
  • Camera Sensor(s)
    5-megapixel
  • Camera Features
    Face Unlock, Face Beauty, HDR
  • Video Resolution
    VGA
  • LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash

SOUND

  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Speaker Location
    Back
  • Audio Jack Type
    Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sound Enhancements
    None

CONNECTIVITY

  • USB
    Micro USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes
  • FM Radio
    Yes

BATTERY

  • Battery Capacity
    Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Fast Charging
    No
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 23 hours
  • Stand-by
    Up to 360 hours
  • Music Play
    Up to 25 hours

OTHER FEATURES

  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Colors
    Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, Deep Grey
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No
  • Messages
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Games
    Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
  • Additional Features
    - WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player
    - MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player
    - Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
    - Push to talk
    - Voice command/dial
    - Organizer
  • Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box
    - iTel A55
    - Charging Brick
    - USB Cable
    - User Manual
    - Protective Case

NETWORK

  • Technology
    GSM / HSPA
  • 2G Network Bands
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Network Bands
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network Bands
    No support for 4G LTE network
  • Speed
    HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
    Yes
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
    Yes

iTel A55 - User Reviews and Opinions

Comments 9

  1. Ojo israel says:

    Why is that itel won’t develop on their RAM

  2. Mimi says:

    Is it true stand by battery is 360hours???I.e 15days

  3. harper dickky says:

    I’ve bought it but the battery is not strong

  4. Martin says:

    Comment:the battery is not strong at all, I regret buying it 😥😥!

  5. Martin says:

    Comment:the battery does not last at all, I regret buying it 😥😥!

  6. Ugwuadu says:

    No Screenshot i bought before re grating

    • MrDroid says:

      You shouldn’t use the ‘R-word’ because of screenshot. If volume rocker and power button combination is not working, then download screenshot apps from google play store.

  7. Mistyl Dan says:

    *How smart and sharp are the cameras?
    *Can the battery of A55 last up to three days minimum?
    *Which is more reliable between Itel A55 and P33 Plus?
    *Which is better recommended?

    Please respond, I really need answers to these questions.

    • If Battery is your need, go for P33 Plus. THe A55 has only 3000mAh battery, while P33 Plus has 5000.
      But P33 Plus is based on Android 8.1, while the A55 is got Android 9.0.
      Good Luck!

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