iTel A42 Plus was launched before iTel went bezel-less with the A44 and A44 Pro smartphones. The A42 Plus comes with perfect specs for light users and might just be the perfect budget smartphone you’ve been looking for.

Coming wih a rear fingerprint scanner that enables easy access to private apps and the phone in general. Internally, the 2GB RAM, 16GB storage and 4G LTE connectivity might just seal the deal. Want to know more about the itel A42 Plus? Stay with me.

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Design

iTel A42 Plus

The Plastic body is removable likewise the battery, the fingerprint scanner dominates the rear features on this budget beauty. The rear camera and LED flash sits horizontally at the top left corner, giving the device a classy look.

iTel A42 Plus

At the bottom corner, there’s a loudspeaker for quality music and bass, while the iTel logo is visible as well. Measuring 9mm in thickness, which is not surprising for a budget device. You can get the budget device in Blue and Gold colors only.

Display

iTel A42 Plus

Just like most budget smartphone from the company, the A42 ships with lots of bezels. The three navigation buttons at the bottom bezel enables easy navigating through the device. While the top houses the selfie camera and usual features.

The 5-inch FWVGA IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen displays like a budget device. With a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and 196 pixel per inch density for standard visuals with low quality. Unfortunately, the screen didn’t get up to 70% screen to body ratio, unlike the latest A44 smartphone.

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Hardware and Software

Behind the screen is a MediaTek chip with quad-core processor and 32-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor runs at a speed of 1.3GHz with 28nm process technology for smooth performance. Handling graphics is the Mali 400 MP2 graphics processor.

There’s 2GB RAM space now for smooth multitasking through all your heavy tasks with a memory speed of 533MHz. For storage, 16GB storage space is available to accommodate all your files and apps. Upgrade further up to 32GB with a memory card, anytime you wish. The A42 Plus runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with modified user interface.

Camera

Explore your photography options with the 8MP rear camera which captures 3K resolution images with ease. The camera comes with other quality features and a LED flash for night photography as well. Take cute selfies with the 5MP selfie camera which has a LED flash for night selfies and video calls.

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Battery

Powering the iTel A42 Plus is a 2700mAh removable Li-Ion battery with no fast charging technology. Even without the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 2.3 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

iTel A42 Plus Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model iTel A42 Plus
Announced January, 2018
Released January, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Micro

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Plastic
Dimensions 146 x 73.6 x 9 mm
Weight
Protection Yes
Colours Blue, Champagne Gold

Display

Display Type FWVGA IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5-inch
Resolution 854 x 480 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 196ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio
Touch Screen Yes
Protection 2.5D Curved Glass
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

8MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
5MP with LED

Software

Android 7.0 Nougat
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek
CPU Quad-Core 1.3GHz
GPU Mali 400 MP2
2GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 32GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Recognition No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2700mAh
Placement Removable
Fast Charging No
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is iTel A42 Plus Price and Availability Status?

The iTel A42 Plus is available on Shopping stores from $79 (N25,000) to $99 (N35,000). Click on the links above to view the latest iTel A42 Plus price & availability on Shopping stores.

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