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Ark Benefit A2 (2017) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Ark announced the launch of the Benefit A2 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Ark Benefit A2 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Ark Benefit A2 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 854 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Ark Benefit A2 specifications

BrandArk
NameBenefit A2
ModelA2
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Ark Benefit A2 is about 4.9 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Ark phone are average (5.73 x 2.87 x 0.35 inches).

Weight4.9 oz
Dimensions5.73 x 2.87 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Ark Benefit A2 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of Benefit A2 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Ark Benefit A2 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Ark Benefit A2 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Benefit A2 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Ark Benefit A2 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Benefit A2 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Benefit A2 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Ark phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Ark Benefit A2 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Ark Benefit A2, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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