Secondary Camera: 20 MPix (Hauptkamera); 2.0MP (Zweitkamera)
Average of 7 scores (from 10 reviews)
Reviews for the Elephone A5
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?
Source: Hartware DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/21/2019
Source: WinFuture DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Chinahandys.net DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100%
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% features: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
Source: Pplware PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Source: AndroidWorld.it 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%
Source: Notebook Italia 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
Source: Top for Phone 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
Source: Tek.no 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.
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.
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.