Airtel Uganda Partners with iTel to Launch the iTel A56 Smartphone


Airtel Uganda and mobile phone manufacturer, iTel partnered to launch the brand new iTel A56 smartphone. This is the latest addition to the A-Series line replacing the iTel A55.

The A56 comes with a 4000mAh battery that lasts about 1.5 days with normal usage. It also comes with a bigger IPS screen of 6-inches. It is supported by the optimized Android 9 Pie (Go edition) tailored to 1GB RAM and 16GB internal storage.

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iTel A56 smartphone
The iTel A56 smartphone

The iTel A56 also has an upgraded look and feel with a bold design that is accentuated with curved edges, a compact and slim body with rounded corners customized for consumers’ hands, which enable customers to grab it comfortably in the palm and enjoy one-hand operation.

Commenting about the new device, Mr. Han Gong, the Brand Manager of iTel Mobility Uganda said iTel is pleased to announce the launch of the new iTel A56 in partnership with Airtel Uganda.

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“This comes from a background of time, research, resources and dedication we have invested in manufacturing it. We are very confident that the A56 is ready and encourage our customers to upgrade to this fantastic device,” Mr. Gong said.

Remmy Kisakye, the Head of Brand and communications at Airtel Uganda reaffirmed Airtel Uganda’s commitment to the digitization of Uganda.

“At Airtel, we are committed to promoting digital inclusion through affordable data and devices and we know that Ugandans spend a huge amount of their time using the internet. It is therefore prudent to partner with an affordable smartphone company,” she noted.

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Customers who purchase the iTel A56 will also receive free 3GB data valid for one month from Airtel Uganda by dialing *175*9# and following the prompts. Customers will also receive a 100% bonus for any weekly or monthly data bundle purchased over the next three months by dialing *175*90# to activate the bonus.

What are your thoughts on the new iTel A56 Android smartphones and its features? Is it something you see yourself buying?


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