Elephone A5 is the newest addition to the ever-growing list of Elephone’s mid-range devices. The device brings forth some really impressive features that will have you thinking of this device as a flagship device. From the triple rear camera setup to the dual front-facing camera and the latest Android 9.0. Let’s get into the nitty-gritty of this device.
Elephone A5 Key Specs
・6.18-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2246 x 1080 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie Oreo with 4GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz, Mediatek Helio P60
・64GB built-in storage
・12MP + 5MP + 0.3MP rear camera and 20MP + 2MP Selfie camera
・4.000mAh non-removable Battery
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Elephone A5 Design And Display
Elephone A5 has a 6.18-Inch display with a 2246 x 1080 Pixels screen resolution which features a 19:9 aspect ratio and of course, a notch up to to house the dual front facing camera. Covering all these is a sturdy glass panel which is also covering the back of the device.
Speaking of the device’s back, there is a vertically lined up triple rear camera, similar to the one on the Huawei P20 Pro. The fingerprint is mounted on the right hand of the device with metal frame all around. Colour options available are Black, Green, Purple and Gradient. The device weighs 200g and measures about 8.1mm in thickness.
Elephone A5 Camera Review
In total, we have 5 cameras here – Three at the back and two up front. The rear facing camera comprises of 12MP + 5MP + 0.3MP camera which is Portrait mode ready, paired with a dual-LED flash for low light photography. The camera is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps. Turning over to the front, there is a dual 20MP + 2MP front facing the camera with no flash light. However, you can use the front facing camera for the face unlock feature on the device. There is also an option to adjust the depth of field after taking a portrait mode photo.
Elephone A5 Hardware and Software
Helio P60 with an octa-core processor takes point on this device clocking speeds of up to 2.0GHz. This is paired with either 4GB or 6GB of DDR4x RAM and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. If you need more storage space then you’ll have to sacrifice the SIM 2 Slot and use that as a MicroSD Card Slot(Hybrid SIM) which is capable of accommodating a 512GB MicroSD card. For gaming, there is a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU on board.
Elephone A5 runs on the latest Android operating system which is Android 9.0 Pie with Elephone’s Custom Skin on top. The fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication/verification on this device is side-mounted and there is also face unlock available which can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds.
Battery & Network Connectivity
Powering the device is a large 4,000mAh battery which is more than enough to get you through the day without the need to plug it in. When you do plug it in, it shouldn’t take long to juice up as it comes equipped with fast charging, or should i say “Flash” charging. The device is 4G LTE ready. Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, Micro USB port and USB On The Go are all available.
Price And Availability
For now, Elephone A5 is available for pre-order for just $199.99. Of course, this will change and the price will most likely increase as soon as the device goes on sale on December 3.
Elephone A5 Full Specifications
- Dimension: 75.5 mm x 155 mm x 8.1 mm
- Material: Glass, Metal
- Weight: 200g
- SIM Dual SIM: (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.18-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, FHD+ 2246 x 1080 Pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio P60, Octa-core 2.0GHz
- RAM: 4GB/6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB
- Rear Camera: 12MP + 5MP + 0.3MP dual-LED flash
- Front camera: 20MP + 2MP
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: LTE
- Bluetooth: v4.2
- USB: microUSB 2.0
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
- Sensor: Fingerprint sensor (Side-mounted), Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 4,000mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-Polymer
- Fast Charging: Yes.
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
- Recommended Retail Price: $230
- Availability: Coming Soon