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Itel A42 Plus (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Spreadtrum SC7731
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Itel announced the launch of the A42 Plus smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Itel A42 Plus phone with 5 inches display, Spreadtrum SC7731 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Itel A42 Plus comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2700 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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Itel A42 Plus specifications

BrandItel
NameA42 Plus
ModelA42PLUS
Release date2017

Body

The dimensions of this Itel phone are average (5.75 x 2.9 x 0.35 inches).

Dimensions5.75 x 2.9 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold, rose-gold
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Itel A42 Plus 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)
SoCSpreadtrum SC7731
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of A42 Plus screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Itel A42 Plus 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 Itel A42 Plus (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 A42 Plus 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 camera5 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Itel A42 Plus 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 A42 Plus 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-Ion 2700 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 A42 Plus is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2700 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. The A42 Plus 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 Itel 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 Itel A42 Plus 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, fingerprint, 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 Itel A42 Plus, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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