Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

MWC: Alcatel Unveils New Cheap Phones That Don't Look Cheap At All

Alcatel Revamps Its Smartphones with Supersized Screens Alcatel wants to bring iPad-like features at an insanely low cost
Derrick Tucker | 26 February, 2018, 02:22

Along with the companies new series of smartphones, Alcatel is also releasing two new Android tablets: the 7-inch Alcatel t7 and the 10-inch Alcatel t10.

Note: Some variants of the device are reported to run standard Android Oreo (not the Go edition that is the subject of this article) and have upgraded specs (more megapixels on the camera, increased memory, fingerprint scanner, NFC... etc).

The Alcatel 5 has an HD+ (1440x720 pixels) panel, an octa-core MediaTek MT6750, 2GB/3GB ram and 16GB or 32GB of expandable storage. The result is an OS suitable for installation on smartphones the most basic level, to which belongs the Alcatel 1X and is guaranteed not to brake. It measures 152.35 x 71.1 x 8.45 mm and weighs 144 grams. It has a 5-megapixel rear camera sensor and a 2-megapixel front camera sensor. Inside there's a quad-core MediaTek MT8735A processor, 2GB of RAM, 16/32GB of storage, and a microSD card slot. The Alcatel 1T 7 and 1T 10 run Android 8.1 out of the box with up to 16GB of internal storage, as well as up to 8 hours of battery life on a charge.

The Alcatel 5 is the top shelf of the brand, packing a 5.7 inch display with no bezel, a premium brushed metallic finish, and dual front facing cameras.

The most affordable entry from Alcatel this MWC, the Alcatel 1X isn't just a budget device, but it runs on Android Go, a lite version of Android 8 Oreo that's created to operate on smartphones with 1GB RAM or lesser. With EUR 150 price tag, the device offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. Truthfully, there isn't much to be excited about the device because the 1X is a low-end phone. A 3000 mAh battery is there in the phone that comes with Face Unlock feature.

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Medvedeva finished close behind with 81.61 (originally a high-scoring short program before Zagitova skated). Backloading the program is perhaps the riskiest of several tricks that skaters employ to gain points.

Alcatel say that the 2K (2160x1080) resolution display here will make the 3V the best option for those seeking more "immersive viewing" experiences.

The Alcatel 5 will be available in Australia in Metallic Black and Metallic Gold in mid-late 2018.

Android Go is nearly the same of the Top, which left only the most basic functions, which allowed to reduce resource consumption to a minimum. A powerful 2460mAh battery supplies the required power. The Alcatel 1X will launch in select markets in April, with pricing set at €99 ($121 USD) for the single SIM model and €109 ($134 USD) for the dual SIM version.

The Alcatel 3X offers a smaller 5.7 inch screen with 720p+ resolution, a 3000 mAh battery, dual camera (13+5 MP), 5 MP selfie camera, Android Nougat OS and quad core MT6739 quad core processor.

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