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Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 (2013) review

Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT6572
Mali-400
1 GB / 4 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px

Gigabyte announced the launch of the GSmart Alto A2 smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6572 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 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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Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 specifications

BrandGigabyte
NameGSmart Alto A2
ModelALTOA2
Release date2013

Body

The weight of Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 is about 6.17 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Gigabyte phone are average (5.75 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches).

Weight6.17 oz
Dimensions5.75 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT6572
CPUDual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400

Display

The size of GSmart Alto A2 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the GSmart Alto A2 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). 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 cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2 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 GSmart Alto A2 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
Bluetoothv3.0
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 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 GSmart Alto A2 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 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 Gigabyte 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 Gigabyte GSmart Alto 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, 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 Gigabyte GSmart Alto A2, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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