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Review Elephone A5


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18/01/2019 08:21

Elephone is not a famous brand but produces remarkable Chinese smartphones. Therefore, the new phone from the company immediately catches the eye with its design and powerful specs. It is Elephone A5. The developers have installed here Helio P60, which is on a par with the Snapdragon 660. There are also a number of other interesting features. Today we are going to tell about them in more detail. 

The device received 7,57 points in the system.

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The first thing you pay attention to is the look of the Elephone A5. In our opinion, this is one of the main advantages of the device. In particular, we want to mention the rear panel. It is made of glass due to which the device looks nice. The body is made of metal and glass. The main camera is located vertically and consisting of three sensors. It is located in the upper right corner of the rear panel. 

The front panel has a display above which the notch is located. The notch includes two front cameras and standard sensors.  The bottom bezel is not big. The manufacturer decided to use onscreen navigation buttons.

The power button along with the volume rocker and the fingerprint scanner is located on the right side of the device. On the left is a tray for SIM cards.

At the bottom of the Elephone A5, there is a microphone, a micro USB port, and a speaker. A 3.5 mm audio jack is located at the top of the device.

The design gets 8,46 points. 


Now let's look at the display. Here it is a large IPS display. The screen size is 6.18 inches with a resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels, that is FullHD +. Maximum brightness - 500 nits. The number of touch points is five. 

It is convenient to watch movies and video, as well as play games on such a screen. The image is colorful and the viewing angles are good.

The display gets a mark of 8,66 points.


One of the most successful chipsets from MediaTek - Helio P60 (MT6771) – is used in Elephone A5. The processor is made using 12-nm process technology. It shows excellent results in terms of energy consumption. The smartphone has 4 GB RAM and 64 gigabytes of internal memory. Internal memory can be expanded up to 512 GB.

We decided to test the phone with playing powerful game PUGB Mobile. The phone coped with the task.

We set the mid graphics settings for the game PUBG Mobile. In general, it was good to play the game if we ignore the fact that it is mid graphics settings. However, it is worth noting that no freezes and bugs were noticed during the test.

The system rated the performance at 8,86 points.


An unusual solution is to install three main cameras at once. The main sensor is a 12-megapixel complemented by two more 5- and 0.3-megapixel sensors. In addition, the main camera is equipped with a flashlight.

You should note that not all three cameras are used for photographing. In addition to the main function, the first two cameras are also used for the zoom function. The last third is used as a sensor that allows users to take pictures with a bokeh effect. In addition, there is another exciting feature. You can adjust the degree of blurring the background not only before shooting but also while viewing photos.

The front camera is equipped with two sensors, where the main has a resolution of 20 MP and the secondary 2 MP.

Cameras get 7,66 points.


The smartphone is equipped with a 4000 mAh battery. In our tests, the device survived about 9 hours.

The battery gets 8,26 points.

Operating system

The smartphone runs on Android 8.1. During the work on the phone, there were no problems with OS. Everything looks beautiful and stylish.

OS received a mark of 9,76 points.


Smartphone Elephone A5 is a budget smartphone equipped with many useful features. The main advantages of the device include five cameras and a good fingerprint scanner. For us, this is a well-thought-out smartphone available in various interesting color options.

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