Our journey today sees us delve into the entry level market, as we pit the itel A56 against the relatively newer TECNO Spark 6 Air. Both smartphones launched this year, with the A56 launching in March, while its rival was released in August.
Both devices bring a number of interesting specs to the fore and also certain differences that sets one apart from the 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 TECNO Spark 6 Air Comparison Table
Let’s catch a quick glimpse at the specifications both smartphones have on the plate for us today.
|itel A56||TECNO Spark 6 Air|
|2G, 3G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|6.00 inches, 480 × 960 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display||7.00 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display|
|Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)||Android 10 + HiOS 6.0|
|Quad-core Unisoc SC7731E, 1.3GHz||Quad-core MediaTek Helio A25, 1.8GHz|
|5MP selfie camera||8MP selfie camera|
|8MP + 0.3MP VGA sensor dual rear cameras with LED flash||13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras with LED flash|
|16GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 32GB||32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 1TB|
|1GB RAM||2GB RAM|
|4,000mAh battery with 5W regular charge||6,000mAh battery with 5W regular charge|
itel A56 vs TECNO Spark 6 Air: Where The itel A56 Gains The Edge
The itel A56 is a cheaper entry-level option than its rival, it is also smaller, lighter and is easy to lug around without feeling too heavy. It also brings a better-looking exterior to the table with a cute design that fits it well.
itel A56 vs TECNO Spark 6 Air: Where The Spark 6 Air Gains The Edge
The Spark 6 Air boasts a ginormous 7-inch display with a higher screen resolution, letting users enjoy better image quality and detail. This simply means you get to enjoy your favourite mobile activities on a much larger display with sharper, clearer graphics.
In the camera department, this smartphone boasts cameras with better-looking numbers than its rival, bringing a similar camera setup to the table. Under the hood, a chipset (which offers 4G support) with faster processor speeds ensures that this smartphone runs smoothly.
The Spark 6 Air also has more storage and RAM than its counterpart, while it offers a 6,000mAh battery to power this device and carry all of its impressive specs.
itel A56 vs TECNO Spark 6 Air: Which Should You Opt For?
This comparison has brought the best of both smartphones, while we had a good look at its specs and price points. Now, the big question is, which of these should you opt for?
The itel A56 is a much cheaper option than its rival and is perfect for you if you are not looking to spend above ₦25,000 on a device. It also has some decent specs to offer you and a solid battery to keep this device powered.
However, the Spark 6 Air offers an improved display quality, more RAM, a stronger battery and more storage space than the A56. It also brings a larger display to the fore, and it offers 4G support, meaning that users can now enjoy faster data transfer speeds with this device.
Although it is more expensive than the A56 with a price margin of ₦19,800, it offers awesome value for the money spent and is the better of both smartphones on display today.
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This post was written by Alfa Baye and was first posted to Mobility Areana