Category Archives: Alcatel

Alcatel wants to sell us a tablet for less than $130

The name of this budget tablet is Alcatel 3T 8. Its existence is justified by the General Manager of Global Marketing at TCL Communication with his words that ”The need for an all-around tablet that can bridge the work-life divide while remaining in reach of everyone is clear”. Device’s release date is unspecified, but reportedly will take place soon. Its specification is as follows:– 8.2mm width, 279g weight,– kid-friendly bumper case,– Eye Care Mode that reduces blue light,– Kids Mode,– bluetooth keyboard,– Google Lens,– 4080 mAh ...

Alcatel soon releases four low-end smartphones under $200

When you need a solid phone but do not want or can spend your salary on an iPhone or Samsung, go Alcatel. The company will release four of its low-budget devices on the Australian market this August, with other markets soon to follow suit. These devices’ prices and specs are:Alcatel 1C, $895.3-inch 18:9 FWVGA+ display,1.3GHz Quad Core,Android Nougat OS,1GB RAM,16GB storage,5MP front/8MP rear cameras,2,460mAh battery,3GAlcatel 1, $995-inch 18:9 FWVGA+ display,1.28GHz Quad Core,Android GO OS,1GB RAM,8GB storage,Front 2MP/rear 5MP cameras,2,000mAh battery,4GAlcatel 1X, $1295.3-inch 18:9 ...

Alcatel 3V out in the US next week

And for a pretty attractive price, too; $149 is not bad at all for the specification that this device offers. It includes MediaTek MT8735A CPU, 6′ display with 2160 x 1080 resolution, 12mpx + 2mpx rear camera and 3000mAh battery, all ran by Android 8.0 Oreo. Device’s security is upheld by face unlock feature as well as a fingerprint scanner. It has a neat design, with smooth curves and 2.5D glass.Alcatel 3V will be available on Amazon starting this week, with Walmart and Best Buy coming soon. ...

Alcatel busted or the nerve of some companies!

Goddamn. Alcatel is a French company mainly dealing in mid-to-low-range mobile devices as well as, lately, ad-filled applications that are forcibly installed on your smartphone. Not a very good recommendation, is it. Anyhoo, Alcatel is actually even worse than that. Today it turned out that, in order to use Alcatel’s calculator app, which replaced the default one, user had to give it a five star rating. True story.Damn…Soon after learning of the issue, Reddit caused a considerable ruckus online. Putting the absurd dishonesty of the above aside, requesting a rating for using the ...

Alcatel 3X makes an appearance; Android 7.1.1, 3k battery

Oh, wow, it has been a while since I wrote anything about Alcatel… kinda forgot what to do… Ehm. Info on new Alcatel phones has been hard to come by ever since the CES 2018 reveal of Alcatel 1, Alcatel 3, and Alcatel 5 series. What info we have has had to be meticulously scrounged up by XDA Developers. Thanks, guys.So, what can I tell you about the Alcatel 3X thanks to the hard work of others? Well, the device has recently made small appearances on both FCC and Wi-Fi Alliance. They were not particulary informative, but we have learned a few things things from them. The first one ...

Leaked render of Alcatel 3C

Alcatel 3C, a new budget line of Alcatel smartphones, sees itself leaked online for the first time. Two renders available depict the device in white (silver?) and black colour variants, with a 2:1 aspect ratio display, a single rear-facing camera with an LED and fingerprint scanner. Specs-wise, Alcatel 3C is said to have:– 6′ display, HD+ resolution,– MediaTek MT8321 CPU,– 1GB RAM, 16GB storage,– 8mpx main camera, 5mpx selfie shooter,– 3000mAh battery,– Android Nougat OS, upgraded to Oreo in the future.All of that will cost only 120 bucks. Sounds ...

Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3 and Alcatel 1 – something for everyone

Alcatel has made an appearance on last week’s CES 2018, where it talked about its three upcoming smartphone series – namely Alcatel 5, 3 and 1. We will have to wait until MWC 2018 to learn more about them, but we already know enough to get a glimpse of what will those devices be. Here is what we know.Alcatel 5 will be this year’s Alcatel flagship, although the price tag of 300 bucks suggests it will not be able to compete with the likes of iPhone X and Galaxy Note series. Its specification will include 2:1 aspect ratio, facial recognition and a large battery.Alcatel 3 is ...

Alcatel 5 and what do we know about it so far

Not much, but enough to make Alcatel fans interested. Some of this info is based on the picture above and some are Internet rumours and gossip. Here is what we know/think about the upcoming Alcatel 5.– 18:9 screen ratio, possibly on an FHD+ display,– MediaTek chipset,– single main camera and dual selfie shooter setups,– USB-C,– 3000mAh battery,– thin bezels (naturally…),– fingerprintscanner,– brushed aluminium rear.When will Alcatel 5 come out? Where? How much will it cost? I do not know. But I will tell you when I do. Stay tuned. ...

Alcatel Idol 5 out in the US soon, Cricket exclusive

Alcatel’s pretty good budget phone will launch on October 27th, and will be available in the US as a Cricket exclusive. This is what it will offer for its price of $200:– 5.2′ FullHD display,– MediaTek MT6753 CPU, 1.8GHz,– 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, up to 128GB via MicroSD,– 13mpx main camera, 5mpx selfie shooter,– Android 7.0 Nougat OS,– 2800mAh battery.Cricket will also be offering Alcatel UNI360 VR Goggles, which will work with Idol 5 and any other VR-able smartphone. ...