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Elephone A5 4G phablet review: a budget smartphone with good looks and performance

ByHenry Wang 2018-12-07 2429

Elephone, a Chinese smartphone maker, has promised to shine its A5 smartphone in the smartphone market. Now the Elephone A5 4G Phablet is available on Gearbest. It sells for $199.99 after being given a discount of 25%. I recently bought this phone and had a comprehensive experience with this mobile phone. It performed very well and I’m quite satisfied with it. Today, I have sorted out some information about this mobile phone to share with you.

the design of Elephone A5 4G phablet 

Elephone A5 4G phablet: specs

Let's look at the specifications of Elephone A5 4G phablet.


Product name
Elephone A5 4G Phablet European Union
15.50 x 7.55 x 0.81 cm / 6.1 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches
0.2000 kg
6.18 inch, 2246 x 1080 pixels
Android 8.1
Mail-G 72 MP3
MT6771 Octa Core 2.0GHz
External memory
TF card up to 512GB ( not included )
12.0MP + 5.0MP + 0.3MP rear camera;20MP + 2MP front camera
Battery capacity
Bluetooth version
Bluetooth V4.2
1 x Nano SIM card slot,3.5mm audio out port,microphone,Nano SIM/TF card slot,speaker,type-C


Elephone A5 4G Phablet European Union - TWILIGHT EUROPEAN UNION 2

Elephone A5 4G Phablet European Union - TWILIGHT EUROPEAN UNION 2
$266.6 $199.99    


Design and display

The Elephone A5's body inspiration comes from the beauty of natural gems, and the straight-line aesthetic inspiration comes from the greatest architecture in the world. Elephone A5, which debuted for the first time, has a sturdy glass panel, an amazing look made by atomic technology, and a precision stainless steel frame that seems to emit a striking and elegant metallic luster. The whole body of the phone adopts a 6.18-inch full screen with a resolution of 2240 x 1080. It is versatile, durable and gorgeous in appearance. In addition, the screen is capacitive.

the display of Elephone A5 4G phablet 

Camera features

The Elephone A5 comes with triple cameras of 12MP + 5MP + 0.3MP, while a dual shooter of 20MP + 2MP sits on the front to capture every decisive moment. The A5's rear main camera uses a 12 * 2MP (24 million photosensitive unit) camera, which consists of one pixel for every two units, with a luminosity area of 1. 28 mm per pixel. As a result, A5 is able to create photographs in a backlight and dark environment. It also breaks the shackles of traditional smartphone photography, amplifying all available light, whether day or night. All sources of light are sources of inspiration. When you take a low-light photo with Elephone A5, you will no longer be tied to a tripod. A beautiful night scene can only be done by just pressing the shutter. Its dual selfie camera provides professional level of portrait photography. The 20MP main camera handles details while our secondary front sensor creates a professional depth and beauty. You can leave the SLR at home with the Elephone A5 in your hand. With Elephone A5's breakthrough revolution, you can also be a master photographer with triple camera technology. A5 guarantees the beauty of every shot.

the cameras of Elephone A5 4G phablet 

Hardware and software

The Elephone A5 features an Helio P60 processor with industry-leading performance in AI computing power, camera and power consumption. The process is upgraded to 12nm and Octa-core architectures. The GPU is a Mail-G 72 MP3, which integrates performance and functionality. It also runs on android 8.1.

the CPU of Elephone A5 4G phablet 

Battery life

With a 4000 mAh non-removable battery, Elephone A5 can only be charged once a day. With the flash charging technology, you will soon fill up the 4000mAh battery. You can also use it when charging.

Network and connectivity

The networks found on Elephone A5 are 2G (GSM), 3G (WCDMA), and 4G (LTE). These come in various internet connection speeds. 4G is the fastest though. Other network components are Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, and so on. The smartphone is supported with dual SIM slots of Nano SIMs both.

Storage information

It has 4GB/6GB RAM (higher version) storage for better operation and data management. DDR4X is 30% faster than DDR4 with 40% less power consumption. In addition, it supports 512GB memory card extensions. The A5 has enough memory to store all your memories.

the storage of Elephone A5 4G phablet 

Unlock function

Along with these fantastic features, Elephone has emphasized a lot on its side fingerprint sensor. It helps you save some time from bringing your finger forth and on back of the device. It is a kind of shortcut function to unlock your device. Even though, if you don't want to rely on the fingerprint, then you can check its Face Unlock function. Just pick up the phone, look at the phone and it will unlock. The smartphone can quickly detect 128 facial features and unlock the screen in 2 seconds.

the unlock functions of Elephone A5 4G phablet

Other features

In addition, it has many other functions that are useful for users. It supports the sound recorder, the Type-C interface and the Google Play Store. The NXP Smart PA empowers Elephone A5 high-quality sound effects. It gets you moving in every wonderful moment. It contains the Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, and Proximity Sensor.

That's all the details about the Elephone A5. Here, I hope it will be helpful for you to have a comprehensive understanding of this mobile phone. If you have any questions, you can refer to Gearbest for more information.


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