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Elephone A5


Elephone A5
Elephone A5 (A Series)
Mediatek Helio P60 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A73 / A53
Graphics adapter
4096 MB 
6.18 inch 19:9, 2246 x 1080 pixel 403 PPI, kapazitiver Touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 57 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5mm-Klinkenanschluss, Card Reader: microSD bis 512 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Beschleunigungssensor, Gyroskop, Annäherungssensor, Kompass, USB-C
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B5/​B8/​B34/​B39), 4G (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B39/​B40/​B41), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.1 x 155 x 75.5 ( = 0.32 x 6.1 x 2.97 in)
15.2 Wh, 4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 12 MPix f/​2.0, Phasenvergleich-AF, LED-Blitz, Videos @1080p/​30fps (Hauptkamera); 5.0MP, Tiefenschärfe (Zweitkamera); 0.3MP (Drittkamera)
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix (Hauptkamera); 2.0MP (Zweitkamera)
Additional features
Speakers: Monolautsprecher an der Unterkante, Keyboard: virtuelles Keyboard, Ladegerät, USB-Kabel, SIM-Tool, Hülle, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
200 g ( = 7.05 oz / 0.44 pounds), Power Supply: 53 g ( = 1.87 oz / 0.12 pounds)
200 Euro



Average Score: 73.97% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 67%, features: 70%, display: 84% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Elephone A5

82.8% Elephone A5 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
A defining Apple feature can now be found on an Android smartphone for a fraction of the price. Can this budget off-brand device really offer a flagship experience?
Elephone A5 Mittelklasse-Smartphone mit Triple-Kamera
Source: Hartware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/21/2019
70% Der Hingucker mit Schönheitsfehlern
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Elephone A5
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/03/2019
78% Elephone A5
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100%
94% ▷[Análisis] Elephone A5, Opiniones y Review de un móvil con 5 cámaras y Android Pie 9.0 en oferta limitada
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% features: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
80% Análise: smartphone Elephone A5… com câmara tripla?
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
68% Recensione Elephone A5
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 68% price: 75% features: 70% display: 80% mobility: 65% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
Recensione Elephone A5
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice performance; long battery life; elegant design. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/07/2019
Test du Elephone A5 : assassiné par ses compatriotes
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; support USB-C; mini jack; nice display. Negative: Short battery life; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/16/2019
45% Elephone A5
Source: NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 45%



The Elephone A5 is a phablet that features a 6.18-inch display to provide a vivid and different visual experience. The entire face of the Elephone A5 is enveloped in the full-screen, full-view display. The new display is versatile, durable and looks gorgeous. The Elephone A5 features a full-screen design with a wider field of view. The proportion of the body is more elegant and can be easily held with one hand. The Elephone A5 debuts with a sturdy glass panel, a stunning appearance created by atom-class craftsmanship, as well as the precision-built stainless-steel frame which seems to give off a metallic glow that is striking and elegant. Its curved edges are created by diamond-cutting technology. The Elephone A5 has a 12MPx2 (24MP photosensitive pixel) rear camera and a 5MP+0.3MP auxiliary camera. With the new technology, it can shoot great and sharp photos in any situation. Therefore, the A5 is able to create photographic works even with backlight or in a dark environment. With the triple camera technology, the A5 ensures beauty with every shot. The Elephone A5 breaks the shackles holding back traditional smartphone photography by amplifying all available light, be it day or night. The 20-megapixel main front camera handles the details, while the secondary 2.0MP front-facing sensor builds that professional feeling of depth and beauty.

Elephone customized the sideline fingerprint sensor exclusively for the Elephone A5, offering a more convenient way to unlock the phone. The embedded fingerprint sensor grants instant access to the device in no more than 0.2 seconds. Aside from that, the user can simply pick up and have a glance at the phone, and it will unlock. The smartphone can quickly discover 128 features of the face and unlock the screen in 0.2 seconds. The Helio P60 processor boasts performance in terms of AI computing power, camera and power consumption. The processor was upgraded to a 12nm FinFET and octa-core architecture. The GPU is the Mali-G72 MP3, which combines performance and function. The Elephone A5 is equipped with 4/6 GB of RAM (High version), which brings better operation and data management. Also, it supports a 512GB memory card extension. With a large capacity battery, the Elephone A5 runs all day on a single charge. With Flash Charge technology, the 4000mAh battery will be filled to the brim in no time at all. As for audio, NXP Smart PA empowers the Elephone A5 with high-quality sound effects. In conclusion, the Elephone A5 offers a great mix of design, camera performance and hardware for very little money. It is suitable for users on a budget who are looking for a beautiful phone with a great camera.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G72 MP3: Integrated graphics card from ARM with 3 cores based on the 2nd generation of the Bifrost architecture.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P60: ARM based octa-core SoC with 4x big ARM Cortex-A73 cores and 4x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A53 cores. All clocked up to 2 GHz. Integrates a Cat-7 (DL) / Cat-13 (UL) LTE Modem (4G), ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and a dedicated AI processing unit.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.2 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


The smartphone manufacturer ELEPHONE Communication Technology Co. Ltd. was founded in China in 2006. The sales numbers are limited and so are the number of reviews. The ratings are average (as of 2016).

73.97%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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