iTel A56 Review: Specifications And Price In Nigeria

iTel A56 is the latest addition to the itel A-series of budget android smartphones. This new phone will feature an improved battery capacity, an updated operating system, and is meant to be the successor of the iTel A55 that was released in 2019.

itel A56

iTel A56 Key Specifications

  • 6.0 inches IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen 480 x 960 screen resolution
  • Android 9 (Pie Go edition)
  • UniSoc Spectrum SC7731E, Quad-Core 1.3 Ghz Cortex-A7
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 16GB inbuilt Storage, up to 32GB via memory cards
  • Front camera: 5MP / rear: 8 MP + 0.3 MP
  • 4000mAh non-removable battery capacity

Display And Design

Itel A56 is built with plastic body design, and it is obtainable in Champagne Gold, Deep Grey, and Aqua Blue colors. It sports a 6.0-inch IPS LCD panel with a screen resolution of 480 x 960 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio with about 73.2 percent screen-to-body ratio.

iTel A56 Camera

For the camera, the phone will host a dual camera setup containing an 8MP and a VGA lens, along with a single LED flash on the rear. For selfies, the smartphone will boasts of a 5MP selfie shooter with an LED flash. Features of the camera include portrait mode, HDR, AI beauty mode, and automatic scene recognition and Face Unlock.

Software And Hardware

The smartphone from Itel-mobile came running on the Android 9 Pie (Go edition) out of the box. It hosts a Quad-Core processor, clocks at 1.3 GHz. Its chipset is UniSoc Spectrum SC7731E, an ARM Mali-T820 MP1 GPU paired with 1GB of RAM.

In terms of the storage, the Itel A56 comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage and can be extended up to 32GB via memory card.

The device will also be equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and face unlock sensor for additional security.

Connectivity And Battery

Itel A56 doesn’t support 4G LTE, other connectivity options include 2G, 3G, Wifi, WiFi hotspot, and USB port. In terms of battery, itel A56 is powered by a 4000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery capacity.

iTel A56 Price in Nigeria and Availability

Itel A56 price in Nigeria is about NGN 21,000 which translates to $64. The budget smartphone will be launched on the 3rd of March 2020 and it actual price and availability will be announced.

iTel A56 Full Specifications 


Brand iTel
Model A56
Launch Date March 2020
Price $64 ( 23,000 NGN)


Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Pop-Up Camera No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes


Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Audio Features
Loudspeaker Yes


Chipset SC7731E
GPU ARM Mali T820 MP1 (expected)
CPU 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7
Operating System Android 9 ( Go Edition)
Ram 1 GB


Width 77.76 mm
Weight 159.7 gram
Thickness 8.9 mm
Height 7.77 mm
Colours Gradation Blue, Black, Gold


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.0 inches
Screen To Body Ratio 73.2%
Screen Resolution 480 x 960 pixels
Notch No
Touch Screen Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory Yes Up to 32 GB


REAR CAMERA Dual Camera 8MP  AF + 0.3MP VGA
Rear Camera Features AutofocusContinuous shooting

Digital zoom




Touch focus

White balance settings

ISO settings

Exposure compensation


Scene mode

Flash type – Single LED

Video Resolution
LED Flash Yes, single LED flash
Camera Feature Face unlock
Video Resolution


Capacity 4000mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Fast Charging
Wireless Charging No


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Band No
5G Network Bands No


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