If you are interested in buying a solid entry-level Android phone, this itel A56 vs itel S15 comparison will help you in deciding which of these models you should go for.
The entry level market for smartphones in Africa has seen a lot of new entrants in recent years. From brands like HTC that could not stand the test of time, to other more popular brands like Xiaomi, this section of the market has always provided a lot of options for smartphone lovers to choose from.
Today, we would take a critical look at two entry-level smartphones from Transsion Holdings in this comparison, the itel A56 and the itel S15. Both smartphones serve us a number of similarities (for pretty obvious reasons) and also have a number of features that sets them apart from each other.
In this article, we will unwrap all of their features and specifications, bringing them side by side in a friendly match-up to see who comes out tops.
So, what are we waiting for? Let’s get right into the dissecting both devices to show you a glimpse of what these Transsion smartphones have in store for us.
Our first stop will be the specifications of both smartphones in a head-to-head comparison.
itel A56 vs itel S15 Comparison Table
Let’s catch a quick glimpse at the specifications both smartphones have on the plate for us today.
|itel A56||itel S15|
|2G, 3G||2G, 3G|
|6.00 inches, 480 × 960 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display||6.1 inches, 1560 × 720 pixels HD+, IPS LCD display|
|Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)||Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)|
|Quad-core Unisoc SC7731E, 1.3GHz||Quad-core Unisoc Spreadtrum SC9863a, 1.3GHz|
|5MP selfie camera||16MP selfie camera|
|8MP +0.3MP VGA sensor dual rear cameras with LED flash||8MP + 8MP VGA sensor dual rear cameras with LED flash|
|16GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 32GB||16GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 128GB|
|1GB RAM||1GB RAM|
|4,000mAh battery with 5W regular charge||3,000mAh battery with 5W regular charge|
itel A56 vs itel S15: Where The A56 Gains The Edge
The itel A56 has a stronger battery, making sure users can enjoy more screen time surfing the net, learning on e-platforms, catching up with friends on social media or playing their favourite mobile games.
It is also slightly cheaper than its sibling device, costing ₦2,500 lower than the S15. It wields the same Android version as its sibling (the Android 9 Pie Go Edition) and also offers 2G and 3G internet data speeds.
itel A56 vs itel S15: Where The S15 Gains The Edge
The itel S15 boasts a better display with a higher screen resolution, allowing users enjoy better image quality and detail. This simply means you get to enjoy your favourite activities on a larger display with sharper, clearer graphics.
If you are one who enjoys taking pictures (and selfies), then this smartphone should entice you. Its dual rear camera setup lets you capture the best moments while on the go, with a selfie camera (that boasts a 16MP sensor) that trumps its rival when it comes to video calls and selfies.
The itel S15 also possesses more storage than its counterpart, boasting 128GB of external storage that supports its 16GB internal memory. It offers the same RAM as its counterpart but is slightly more expensive than the itel S15 costing an extra ₦2,500.
itel A56 vs itel S15: Which Should You Opt For?
Both devices have good processors with similar speeds, offer 2G/3G network connectivity, and offer the same RAM storage. The itel A56 is a slightly cheaper option and has some decent specs to offer you.
However, the itel S15 offers a better photography experience, an improved display quality, and more storage space than the A56. Although it offers an inferior battery when compared to its sibling device, its other specifications and features see it come out on top in this match-up.
It is also slightly more expensive than the S15, but with a margin of ₦2,500, I’d advise you to go for this device if you had a spending cap of ₦25,000 and you had these two options on your table.
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