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Geotel A1 (2016) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6580M
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Geotel announced the launch of the A1 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Geotel A1 phone with 4.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580M chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Geotel A1 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (540 x 960 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Geotel A1 specifications

BrandGeotel
NameA1
ModelA1
Release date2016

Body

The dimensions of this Geotel phone are average (5.74 x 3.07 x 0.66 inches).

Dimensions5.74 x 3.07 x 0.66 inches
Colorsblack, green, orange, yellow
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Geotel A1 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6580M
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of A1 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches TFT display of Geotel A1 with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Geotel A1 (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 A1 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 Geotel A1 doesn't support 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 A1 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
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv2.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of A1 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3400 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 Geotel phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The A1 is a safe and durable IP67 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP67 dustproof and waterproof,
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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 Geotel A1, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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