Category Archives: Alcatel

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. ...

Alcatel reveals Idol 5 and Idol 5S. Well-priced mid-rangers

Both phones should become available for sale this month. We do not know the price of Idol 5S, but Idol 5 should cost roughly 240 euro, which is a very solid price for a device with this specification:Alcatel Idol 5:– 5.2′ screen, 1920 x 1080p, IPS LCD,– MediaTek MT6753 CPU, 8-core, 2.0 GHz,– ARM Mali-T720 MP2 GPU,– 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM, microSD up to 256GB,– 13mpx main camera, f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, LED flash; 5mpx selfie shooter, LED flash,– Bluetooth 4.1, USB-C, Dual SIM, unremoveable battery,– fingerprint scanner,– 2760mAh ...

Alcatel Idol 5 may have a 5.2 inch screen

The source of the leak is unknown, so treat it with a pinch of salt larger than usual. Alcatel Idol 5 is rumoured to have a 5.2′ screen that displays 1080p resolution and uses an IPS panel. The rest of the phone’s known specification is said to look like this:– 2800mAh battery,– Android 7.0 Nougat OS,– 16GB ROM,– fingerprint scanner,– 13mpx front camera,– MediaTek MT6735 CPU.So, as you can see, much is still not known about the device. We will learn everything soon, though, as Alcatel Idol 5 is set to be revealed during the IFA 2017 in Berlin, ...

How to unlock Alcatel 5095I using sim unlock code

The Alcatel 5095I has a huge 5.5 “Full HD IPS display. The device is equipped with two cameras – rear with a matrix of 13 Mpix and a front 5 Mpix with an additional flash. With support for the WiFi interface and super fast LTE Internet, the POP 4S smartphone will provide you with uninterrupted network access and entertainment, movies and games. What You can find in Alcatel 5095I ?Body Dimensions 152 x 77 x 7.9 mm (5.98 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)Weight –SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize ...