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Lava A56 (2016) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6571
Mali-400 MP1
512 MB / 4 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px

Lava announced the launch of the A56 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Lava A56 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6571 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Lava A56 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1850 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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Lava A56 specifications

BrandLava
NameA56
ModelA56
Release date2016

Body

The dimensions of this Lava phone are average (5.79 x 2.84 x 0.39 inches).

Dimensions5.79 x 2.84 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Lava A56 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6571
CPUDual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of A56 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Lava A56 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 Lava A56 (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the A56 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 x 1944 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Lava A56 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone doesn't have 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 A56 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
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv2.1, A2DP
GPSno
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1850 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 A56 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1850 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 Dual SIM capability of Lava A56 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
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 Lava A56, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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