itel A50 comes to the entry-level arena with an 8-megapixel camera and running Android 14 (Go Edition) out of the box. It is a 4G phone and supports all the big LTE mobile networks in the country. It uses the same chipset in the itel A70.

It comes in two colour options (Lime Green and Misty Black) and four storage options (2/64GB, 3/64GB, 4/64GB, 4/128GB).

itel A50
itel A50

Detailed Specs

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: No
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: OS 14.0 based on Android 14 Go Edition

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 163.9 x 75.7 x 8.7mm
  • Weight: 190g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 720 x 1612 pixels, 60 Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen
  • Colours: Lime Green. Misty Black.
  • Physical Build: Plastic frame, plastic rear panel.

Internal Hardware Specs

  • CPU/Processor: 64-bit, 1.8 GHz Octa-core
  • Chipset: Unisoc Spreadtrum T603
  • GPU/Graphics Processing Unit: PowerVR Rogue GE8322
  • RAM: 3GB / 4GB
  • Extended/Virtual RAM: up to 5GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB / 128GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 2TB (hybrid slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 8 MP AI main sensor, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording.
  • Front Camera: 5 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • 3.5 mm audio jack: Yes.
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: No.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Blaster: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.0
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, LE
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. USB-C.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 10W charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: itel A665L

Launch/Release Dates and Information

  • Announced: June 19, 2024
  • Release Date: June 19, 2024

Price of itel A50 in Nigeria

At launch on the 19th of June 2024, the itel A50 (2/64GB) went on sale on 3CHub from about ₦87,500. The 3/64GB variant carried a price tag of ₦89,500.

Price of itel A50 in Ghana

The A50 is expected to be available from Jumia Ghana from about GH₵ 999.

itel A70’s Price in Kenya

The 2/64GB variant is expected to be available for around KSh 14,299 from Jumia Kenya.

Price in South Africa

In South Africa, the itel A50 2/64GB is expected to cost from R1,699.

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

Does itel A50 have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.l

Buyer’s Guide Verdict

itel A50 is a decent entry-level Android phone. Its selling point is that it offers twice as much storage as the average competing smartphone in the Nigerian market.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we cannot guarantee that the specifications and information on this page are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please leave a comment below.

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