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Aspera A50: Plans | Pricing | Specs

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Equipped with a quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and a 5-inch HD display, the budget-friendly Aspera A50 is built to handle most basic smartphone needs.

5 inches

Display size

16GB

Internal storage

5 MP

Rear camera

2,300 mAh

Battery size

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Details

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
320 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
5MP
Rear camera aperture size
N/A
Video recording
N/A
Front camera megapixels
2MP
Front camera aperture size
N/A

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
143mm x 71.5mm x 9.2mm
Weight
160g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
N/A

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MTK 6737
RAM
1GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 32GB
Battery capacity
2,300mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$149
Launch date2017-11
Aspera A50

Where most smartphone manufacturers set their sights on the premium and mid-range markets, Aspera is one of the few companies dedicated to providing low-cost handsets that prioritise accessibility over bleeding-edge technology. The Aspera A50 is one such handset. Released in November 2017, it stands as the most powerful smartphone Aspera had produced prior to 2018. That said, it is still very much a budget device aimed at those who only need basic calling, texting and Internet functionality.

Design

  • 5-inch 720p display is solid for a budget handset.
  • Android 7.0 adds plenty of handy features and provides compatibility with most modern apps.

Camera

  • The 5MP rear camera should manage basic photography reasonably well.
  • 2MP front camera should also prove sufficient for basic selfie needs.

Performance

  • Adequate power for simple everyday tasks like sending emails and checking social media.
  • Multi-tasking and mobile gaming are not its strong suit.

Battery

  • 2,300mAh battery is fairly standard for a budget smartphone.
  • Battery can be removed and replaced, which is always a plus.

Pricing and availability

Compare SIM-only plans for the Aspera A50

Aspera A50 specs

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
320 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
5MP
Rear camera aperture size
N/A
Video recording
N/A
Front camera megapixels
2MP
Front camera aperture size
N/A

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
143mm x 71.5mm x 9.2mm
Weight
160g

Connectivity

NFC
No
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
N/A

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MTK 6737
RAM
1GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
16GB
External storage support
Up to 32GB
Battery capacity
2,300mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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