Having features that are closer to an expensive feature phone than a smartphone, the iTel A12 is targeting the low-low end smartphone market.
It, at the moment, retails for close to N17,000, and the details of the device are exactly what you’d expect for a device in that price bracket.
- Network: 2G / 3G
- Display: 5 inches, Touchscreen display — (480 x 854 px)
- Software: Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad-core CPU
- Memory: 512 MB RAM | 8GB ROM
- Cameras: Front — VGA | Rear — 5MP (with flash)
- Battery: 2400 mAh
- Price: Check today’s price
Software, Design, Display
The iTel A12 is a dual-SIM smartphone which is not 4G enabled and runs on the Marshmallow flavor of the Android (version 6.0).
Design-wise, the device is a plastic device featuring what looks like a 3D-textured back cover. In front sits physical navigation markers beneath and the volume rocker and power buttons situated to the right side of the device.
The device features a 5-inch touch display having a resolution of 480 by 854 pixels and a resulting pixel density of about 196 pixels per inch (196 PPI).
Performance, Hardware, Cameras
On performance, the iTel A12 ships with a 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek CPU assisted by a Mali-400 GPU for pushing graphics and an appalling 512MB of RAM for … should I say ‘efficient multitasking’?
For storing multimedia and documents, all the A12 ships with is about 8GB of onboard storage, but that can be extended up to 32GB by means of microSD memory card.
For powering the device, the battery on the iTel A12 is a removable Li-Ion battery with a capacity of 2400 mAh.
The cameras of this device are … just there.
The front facing shooter is a VGA camera while the rear, a 5 MP lens with a single LED flash directly beneath it.
iTel A12 Price in Nigeria
For the entry-entry level specs the device packs, the iTel A12 also has an entry-level price tag of around 18,000 Naira.
Of course, you may get it lower than that because how much you shell out for the device depends solely on the store you are purchasing from and your location in the country.
iTel A12 Full Device Specifications
Here are the full essential details about the device…
Network and Software
|Operating System||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
Design and Display
|Dimensions||145.5 x 73.3 x 9.5 mm|
|Display Size||5 inches|
|Display Resolution||480 x 854 px|
Performance and Hardware
|Processor Type||1.2 GHz Quad-core CPU|
|SD Card Support||Yes (up to 32GB)|
|Rear Camera||5MP (with flash)|
|Battery Capacity||2400 mAh|
Connectivity and Multimedia
|WiFi||Yes (802.11 b/g/n)|
Buy or Bye?
This device should be something you use a secondary Android device if you are a power user ‘cos it’d make sense if you think of this as a feature phone running on the Android operating system.
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