Itel A48

Itel A48 key features

  • Dual Sim, 3G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi
  • Quad Core Processor
  • 2 GB RAM, 32 GB inbuilt
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • 6.1 inches, 720 x 1520 px Display with Water Drop Notch
  • 5 MP Rear & 5 MP Front Camera
  • Memory Card Supported
  • Android v10.0

KSh 8,800

  • Call to buy: 0728-270-084
  • Itel A48 In Kenya

    The Itel A48 price in Kenya is Ksh 8,800. itel A48 runs on the Unisoc SC9832E (28nm) processor. The phone has 2 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which is expandable using microSDXC (dedicated slot). The itel A48 has a 6.1-inch, 720 x 1600 pixels IPS display with a pixel density of 288 ppi. Coming to cameras, it has a 5 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera for selfies. It has a micro USB port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the itel A48. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 4G LTE and Bluetooth too. The itel A48 runs on Android 10 (Go edition) and all this is powered by a 3000 mAh battery. It measures 8.6 mm in thickness (height x width x thickness).

    Itel A48 Specifications

    Brand iTel
    Model A48
    Status Available
    Release date 2021, August
    Colors Black, Purple, Green
    Body Material Plastic back, plastic frame
    SIMs Dual SIM
    Water/Dust No
    Size 6.52 inches
    Type IPS LCD
    Resolutions 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio
    PPI 269 ppi density
    Multi-touch Yes
    Protection No
    2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
    3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
    4G LTE
    5G HSPA, LTE
    Speed No
    GPRS No
    EDGE No
    Rear Dual 5 MP
    0.08 MP
    Features LED flash
    Video Yes
    Front 5 MP
    OS Android 10 (Go edition)
    Chipset Unisoc SC9832E (28nm)
    CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz
    GPU Mali-T820 MP1
    RAM 2GB
    Internal 32GB
    Card Slot microSDXC
    Type Li-Ion
    Capacity 3000 mAh
    Removable Non-Removable
    Talk Time N/A
    Stand By N/A
    Charging Standard
    Wireless Charging Yes
    Sound Loudspeaker Yes
    3.5mm Jack Yes
    Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer
    Bluetooth Yes
    Positioning GPS
    USB micro USB
    Wi-Fi Yes
    NFC No

    Itel A48 Overview

    The Itel A48 is an upgrade from its predecessor the Itel A58. The phone was released on 27 September 2021 and it has major upgrades. The main improvements are seen in the design and the incredible display of the Itel phone. Coupled with the fact that it has a faster processor Unisoc SC9832E makes this phone super fast and perfect for gaming. Let us review this phone and check if it is worth your money.

    The Itel A48 Build

    • Design: IPS LCD
    • Display: 6.1 inches
    • Color: Black, Purple, Green


    The Itel A48 comes with an exceptional and sleek design. The phone is available in our Phone stores in Kenya in three color options, Black, Purple, and Green. One thing is for certain, the Itel A48 is designed to grab your eye’s attention straight from the box. The Itel A48 is slim and light. The phone weighs 198 g giving you a good distribution when you hold it in your hands.

    On the back of the Itel A48, you get a single camera module that hosts a 5 MP wide lens and a auxiliary lens 0.08MP depth lens that makes the phone stand out. On the sides of the Itel A48, you get power buttons and the volume rockers. These are responsive when you want to adjust the audio settings in the Itel A48 phone.

    Display and Visual Experience

    The front of the Itel A48 is made up of a 6.1-inch IPS LCD display. Itel ensured that the display has a 60 Hz refresh rate. You are going to enjoy smooth scrolling on the Itel A48 with the high refresh rate. The display of the Itel A48 is curved with minimal bezels at the sides with a screen-to-body ratio of 84.2. Providing you with an immersive visual experience on the 6.1 inches.

    The display of the Itel A48 comes with a peak brightness of 720 nits. This gives you a bright, sharp, and responsive visual experience. Especially when you are scrolling on social media, or even browsing the internet. When it comes to security, you have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor with the Itel A48. This enables you to primarily lock your phone. You can also choose to unlock it using the PIN code or facial recognition.

    The Itel A48 Cameras

    • Main Camera: 5 MP (wide) and 0.08 MP (auxiliary lens).
    • Front Camera: 5 MP (wide)
    • Video(Main/Front): 1080p@30fps

    Main-lens camera system

    At the back, you will find a 5 MP wide primary camera that captures decent photos, especially during the day or when the light conditions are good. The main camera offers an f/2.4 aperture and support for panorama shots. The auxiliary camera lens that is 0.08MP thin comes with a focal point of 2.4 that supports the main camera. It should be noted that when the light conditions are low, you won’t be so happy with the images captured with the Itel A48. For a smartphone that comes in this price range. Safe to say you are getting value for your money.

    Front Camera Specifications

    At the front, you will get a 5 MP wide sensor for capturing selfies. The front camera provides you with selfie photos that have enough details. This camera is perfect for video calls with your friends. However, you will notice that the quality of the images produced is struggling a bit. Itel ensured to include an LED flashlight that provides extra support in lighting when conditions aren’t that good.

    The Itel A48 Performance

    • Processor (CPU, GPU, RAM): Android 10 (Go edition), Unisoc SC9832E (28nm)
    • Storage: 32GB 2GB RAM
    • OS: Mali-T820 MP1
    • Connectivity (sim conf): Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band


    Under the hood, the Itel A48 is powered up by the Unisoc SC9832E processor. This chipset provides you with a similar performance to a phone that has a MediaTek MT6739 chipset such as the Samsung Galaxy A02 that goes for Ksh. 25,000. This phone comes with 2 GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage. This chipset allows you to easily multitask on your phone.

    You can also extend the internal storage of your phone with the slot microSDXC up to 1TB. This additional memory simply enhances the overall performance of your device. While providing you with ample space for your photos, apps, and videos. The Itel A48 comes with Android 10, which has a layer of Unisoc SC9832E. This provides you with a smooth software experience. Especially when you are installing and customizing the mobile applications.

    CPU and GPU

    The chipset also comes with an Octa-core high-performance Cortex A75. Running at 1.4GHz clock speed, with another set of octa-core power-efficient Cortex-A55. To complete this combo, the Itel A48 comes with a Mali-T820 MP1 GPU. One thing is for certain, the hardware combination of the Itel A48 provides you with a great performance during gaming or multitasking. Though games won’t perform well, you will experience some lagging.

    The Itel A48 Battery

    • Capacity: Li-Po 3000 mAh

    When it comes to battery, the Itel A48 is powered by a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery. This battery should comfortably last you the whole day especially when you are not using the phone at the maximum refresh rate. Also, the processor has been designed to optimize the battery consumption.

    The Itel A48 Summary

    The Itel A48 is a great phone with a lot to offer. Here is a summary of its key features, benefits, and why it’s a perfect fit for the target audience:

    Key features:

    • The Itel A48 comes with slim bezels offering you an immersive viewing experience.
    • Oppo included IP54 splash and dust protection
    • Itel A48 is made up of a 6.1-inch IPS LCD display
    • Itel A48 is a sleek and stylish device
    • The Itel A48 is powered up by the Unisoc SC9832E


    • The Itel A48 is capable of handling basic tasks with ease
    • The Itel A48 is able to produce decent photos with good color reproduction.
    • Large battery capacity that can comfortably last you the whole day


    If you are someone who is seeking a well-balanced low-range smartphone under Ksh.20,000. Then the Itel A48 should definitely be on your radar. You get incredible value for your money with a stylish design and decent display. But I should mention that if you are looking for a heavy phone that can handle heavy tasks then this is not the right phone. But if you are looking for a smartphone that can handle daily tasks and scrolling on social media then this is the phone for you. With the Itel A48, you will be purchasing a dependable phone while getting value for your money.

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