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Elephone A3 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 16 GB
5.45 inches (640 x 1280 px)
16 + 2 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Elephone announced the launch of the A3 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Elephone A3 phone with 5.45 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Elephone A3 comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.45 inches phone comes with IPS display (640 x 1280 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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Elephone A3 specifications

BrandElephone
NameA3
ModelA3
Release date2018

Body

Colorsblack, blue, red
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Elephone A3 comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of A3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.45 inches IPS display of Elephone A3 with 640 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.45 inches
Resolution640 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Elephone A3 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the A3 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 camera16 + 2 MP
Main camera16 + 2 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Elephone A3 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 A3 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

Battery

The Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable 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 A3 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

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. The A3 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Elephone phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsTriple 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 Elephone A3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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