itel A22 was launched alongside the A45 in India as budget-friendly offerings for light users on a budget. Unlike the A45, the A22 comes with a single rear camera.
Furthermore, itel went for an older Snapdragon chip with the older 16:9 aspect ratio screen. However, it comes with the same 1G RAM space and 8GB storage space as well. Let’s find out more.
itel A22 Key Specs and Features
・5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 960 pixels pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo Go with 1GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
・8GB built-in storage
・5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera
・2400mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
The A22 looks good no doubt, it sports the trendy antenna lines. There’s one on top and another at the bottom. The Plastic body enables a non-slippery grip when held.
The rear camera and LED flash are horizontal at the top left corner on top of a black plastic foundation. This adds a sleek feel to the device. It measures 9.35mm in thickness when you turn to the sides.
Turning to the front, you’ll be greeted by the screen of course, with lots of bezels. The top bezels house the selfie camera, speaker grille and LED flash, while the bottom has the navigation buttons.
It sports a standard 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, this boasts of 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 215 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. It also stretches up to 60.81% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
Itel adopted the Snapdragon 210 from Qualcomm. The old chipset was built on a 28nm process technology and comes with quad-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz, while the Adreno 304 graphics card controls graphics.
For multitasking, it comes with just 1GB of RAM space. Although it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition as well, this enables seamless performance with light apps. There’s an 8GB storage space for storing files.
Camera And Connectivity
The phone sports a single 5MP rear camera which comes with a LED flash and other internal features. For taking selfies, you’re left with a 2MP shooter at the top bezels.
The A22 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIM. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery And Availability
The itel A22 is powered by a non-removable 2400mAh battery with no fast charging technology. itel A22 will be available on shopping stores, starting from $59 to $79, that’s about (N20,000 – N25,000).
Full Specification Of itel A22
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. August 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 73.4 x 145 x 9.35 mm
・Colour: Black, Gray, Gold
・Screen Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels
・Pixel Density: 215ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 60.81%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo Go
・Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
・Graphics Processing Unit: Qualcomm Adreno 304
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB
・Internal storage: 8GB
・Back Camera: 5MP
・Front Camera: 2MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: –
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No