Aspera A42: Plans | Pricing | Specs
Aspera does away with modern smartphone complexities in favour of a cheap and compact handset intended primarily for calling and texting.
Power, storage and battery
|Launch price (RRP)||$99|
The Aspera A42 isn't your typical tricked-out smartphone. Like all Aspera smartphones, it's built with a focus towards affordability and accessibility, foregoing the latest-and-greatest hardware in favour of cheap-yet-reliable components to deliver basic smartphone functionality. This makes the A42 a prime candidate for those who use their phone almost exclusively for calls and texts along with some light web browsing.
- Small and simple, with a serviceable 4-inch IPS screen
- 3G network support only
- 5MP rear-facing camera should handle basic photography with little trouble
- Low-resolution selfie camera doesn't add much value to the handset
- Powerful enough for calling, texting and other basic tasks
- May not run more-advanced apps or games
- Only 1,400mAh, though the A42's low-power components should help reduce battery drain
Pricing and availability
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