Today, we dip into the world of budget smartphones to pit two entry-level smartphones against each other in a TECNO POP 4 vs itel

TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36: Which Of these Budget Entry-level Smartphones is The Better Option for You?

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  Today, we dip into the world of budget smartphones to pit two entry-level smartphones against each other in a TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36 matchup. Both smartphones are affordable and offer a number of peculiar specs for us in this article.

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The TECNO POP 4 launched in July while its distant relative, the A36 launched three months earlier in April.

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Both smartphones are entry level devices with a number of similarities. But today, we are more interested in bringing both smartphones side by side to see which one comes out tops in this battle of the budget smartphones.

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We will start by taking a deeper look at the specs both smartphones wield in a side-by-side comparison.

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TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36 Comparison Table

Here, we take a brief look at what both devices offer under their exquisite plastic bodies

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TECNO POP 4 itel A36
2G, 3G 2G, 3G
6.00 inches, 480 × 960 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 5.50 inches, 480 × 960 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display
Android 10 (Go Edition) Android 9 Pie
Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22, 1.3GHz Quad-core UNISOC Spreadtrum SC7731E, 1.3GHz
8MP selfie camera 5MP selfie camera
5MP rear camera 5MP rear camera with LED flash
32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 128GB 16GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 32GB
2GB RAM 1GB RAM
5,000mAh battery with 5W standard charging 3,020mAh battery with 5W standard charging
₦34,000 ₦24,000

TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36: Where the TECNO POP 4 Gains the Edge

The POP 4 comes with a more recent version of the Android OS, meaning that users can enjoy newer security features and updates, and a better battery life due to the Android 10’s adaptive battery setting.

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It also has a bigger display and comes with a stronger battery that keeps this device powered all day. On the memory front, this device offers more RAM, onboard storage and external memory than its itel rival.

The POP 4 has decent cameras and is a great budget pick for users who do not want to spend above ₦40,000.

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TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36

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TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36: Where the itel A36 Gains the Edge

The A36 is a cheaper entry-level option, selling for ₦10,000 less than its distant relative. It is smaller, lighter and easier to handle, with an attractive plastic build.

This smartphone offers a decent Spreadtrum processor and is a solid budget device with fairly good specs at a very affordable price.

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TECNO POP 4 vs itel A36: Which of these Budget Smartphones Makes the Cut?

Both smartphones have their different pros and cons, with both sides offering a number of peculiar advantages. However, when it comes down to the big question, which of these Transsion devices will you go for and why?

 

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The A36 has a number of fair specs for a budget entry-level device with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard memory. It also offers decent camera specs and an average-looking battery to power these specs.

The TECNO POP 4, on the other hand, has a number of enhanced features, with more RAM, onboard storage, external memory and a stronger battery to call on. It also features a larger display that lets users enjoy a more immersive smartphone experience and has a newer Android OS taking care of software business.

At the end of the day, the TECNO POP 4 easily bests its itel counterpart and is the better smartphone on the day.

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