Fero A5500 Specs and Price

Among the league of budget smartphones released recently comes the Fero A5500 smartphone. The smartphone like most Fero smartphones, is an aggressively priced smartphone which offers quite a number of features. However, the only downside to this smartphone is that it has no 4G LTE connectivity. To get a vivid picture of what this smartphone has to offer read further as we unravel the specs featured here.


Fero A5500 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.5-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels
  • Quad-Core MediaTek MT6580A CPU with 1GB RAM
  • 8GB built-in storage, up to 32GB with a memory card
  • 5MP rear  camera and 2MP front camera
  • 3G connectivity
  • 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Fero A5500

Design and Display

The Fero A5500 has some solid ergonomics and a finesse to its design. On the flip side the device is made of polycarbonate material and the premium feel common to high-end smartphones might be absent here. The device is quite thick at 9.2mm and it has a weight of 182g which is odd considering the battery capacity and a bit unnecessary.

Like most budget smartphones out there, the Fero A550 has a low resolution and a 5.5-inch 1280 X 720 pixels display. Visibility under sunlight seems okay and though not the best around it gets the work done.

Battery and Camera

Low budget smartphones is not really the go to category for large battery juggernauts. However, the smartphone has a 3, 000mAh battery which is kinda the standard in most smartphones including high-end smartphones.

Taking pictures on the Fero A5500 is not really the best idea for selfie enthusiast looking at the sensors you have here. In that regard, the smartphone comes with a 5MP rear camera with dual LED flash and a 2MP front snapper.

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Hardware and Software

Low budget smartphones are known to come with the same tier of hardware. In the same vein, the Fero A5500 has a Quad-Core MediaTek MT6580A clocking at 1.3GHz alongside a Mali GPU.

Also, the smartphone features a 1GB RAM accompanied by an 8GB internal storage space expandable to 32GB. That aside, the smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat straight from the box.

Pricing and Availability

The smartphone is available for sale in various online shopping platforms and retail outlets. It has a price tag of about Ksh 7000 in Kenya and 25, 000 in Nigeria.

Fero A5500 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Fero A5500:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Quad-Core MediaTek MTK8321
  • GPU: ARM Mali
  • Memory: 1GB
  • Colours: Gold, Black
  • Dimension: 153.6 x 78.1 x 9.2 mm
  • Weight: 184g
  • SIM Type: Micro sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim


  • Display: 5.5-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: 5MP camera
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
  • Front Camera: 2MP camera


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: –

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: –
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.1 with A2DP
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –
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  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: DivX/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: –
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: –
  • Fingerprint Scanner: –
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: –
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: –

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