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Aspera A42

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Aspera A42. The average rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the social networking functionality. The portability also gets good comments. Some have doubts about the size and screen, while there are some mixed reviews about the price.

portability, social network

usability, performance, battery, screen, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Aspera A42 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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texts dont get through a lot of the time


social group confirmation don't get though,can't upload video on instagram,probably aspera strikes again.missed out on good opportunities,get the basics right,calls and texts go back to the dawing boad with this Aspera 42

Apr, 2019

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Aspera A42 - terrible disappointment


I bought an Aspera A42 for my 81 year old Mum & unfortunately it's now unusable. I purchased this phone at Australia Post for $99 (August 2017 - only 17 months ago), thinking it would be a reasonable phone that wasn't too expensive & would be perfect...

Jan, 2019

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It is the worst phone I have came across it is very slow battery dies very quickly it takes so.long to load it if it was loading for the amount I spent on this device could have got a lot better phone with so.less headaches 2ho ever made this phone...

Sep, 2018

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I have had it with this phone. So many text messages not delivered or coming through from friends. I thought it was my telecom supplier but now I find so many reviews say same thing. Now battery won't hold charge for a full day. I agree with other...

Aug, 2018

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Phone only sometimes receives sms


The aspera a42 is the worst phone I've purchased. I didn't expect a whole lot out of a $100 phone but I did expect to receive SMS from friends and family but the phone only receives about 10% of them. Tried to find answers but nobody seems to care...

Jul, 2018

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Was very slow when I brought it


When I first used the phone it was very slow, I've only had it for 2 days and it now won't send messages not many details online to help figure out problems with the phone I'm just glad I can still make calls but I would like to resolve my problem

Jun, 2018

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Didn't work straight out the box


What a terrable waste of money this is.instruction Manuel is very poor.buttons are very low grade.there a small chance of getting my money refunded,about 1%. Off all the phones I have ever bought this is the worst. Whoever made this phone is a fraud...

May, 2018

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A cheap useful mobile


Bought 2 days a go I found it brilliant as a 2ndmobile pay only AUD73 at Kmart Campbell town NSW I'm very happy with it sometimes it's even better than my wife's Samsung and mine's HTC thanx Aspera....regards Andre will recommend it to my friends here...

Apr, 2018

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cant get text messages


whats the piont of having a mobile phone that doesnt recieve text message .. also when a call comes in from friends one minute the name will come up other times its the number that appears i miss calls because im not sure of who is calling me and there...

Jan, 2018

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Very ordinary


I have fairly low standards for mobile phones and wanted something cheap when my Samsung J1 became fully network locked. The Aspera A42 cost me $99 but I should have forked out the extra $60 or so for another J1- a far superior phone. The A42...

Jul, 2017

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