Alcatel 1X Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone, Alcatel 3V, 3X and Alcatel 5 with 18:9 displays announced


TCL showcased  Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V and Alcatel 5 under new Alcatel 1, 3 and 5 series at the CES last month. Today at an event it detailed the specifications of the Alcatel 1X, 1C, Alcatel 3, 3X, 3V and Alcatel 5 phones along with the price and also introduced the first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone Alcatel 1X, ahead of MWC 2018 next week. All the phones have 18:9 displays, expect for the Alcatel 1X Go Edition, other 1X variants and 3 and 5 series have a fingerprint sensor on the back and Face Key face unlock.

There is also a Alcatel 1C, a 3G phone with metal body and LED flash on the front, while other specifications are similar to the 1X.

Alcatel 1C / 1X / 1X Android Oreo (Go edition) specifications

  • 5.3-inch (480 x 960 pixels) FWVGA+ 18:9 display
  • 1.28GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU / 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6580 processor with Mali 400 MP2 GPU (1C and 1X Go Edition)
  • 1GB  (Go Edition)/ 2GB RAM , 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) (1X) / Android 8.1 (Oreo Go Edition) / Android 7.0 (Nougat) (1C)
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash (5059D)/ 8MP front camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture , 1/4″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size (1C and 1X Go Edition)
  • 8MP / 5MP front camera with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor (5059A)
  • Dimensions: 147.5 x 70.6 x 9.15 mm; Weight: 151g
  • 3G (1C only) / 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB OTG
  • 2460mAh battery

Alcatel 3 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.28GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 16 MP + 2 MP dual rear cameras with dual LED flash
  • 8 MP front camera with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 162 x 76 x 8.05mm; Weight: 169g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

Alcatel 3V specifications

  • 6.0-inch (2160×1080 pixels) FHD+ 18:9 IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.45 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8735A processor with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
  • 5MP front camera with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 162x 76x 8.05mm x Weight: 155g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

Alcatel 3x specifications

  • 5.7-inch (2160×1080 pixels) FHD+ 18:9 IPS display
  • 1.28GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13 MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.12μm pixel size, 1/3.06″sensor size, f/2.0 aperture, 78.4° wide-angle lens, 5MP secondary camera with , 1.12μm pixel size, 1/5″ sensor size, f/2.2 aperture, 120° wide-angle lens
  • 5MP front camera with LED flash, 1.12μm pixel size, 1/5″ sensor size, f/2.4 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 153.5 x 71.6 x 8.5 mm; Weight: 144g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, USB OTG
  • 3000mAh battery

Alcatel 5 specifications

  • 5.7-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 (4 x 1.5GHz A53 + 4 x 1.0GHz A53) processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 12 MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 5P lens
  • 13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, 5MP secondary camera with 120° super wide-angle lens, 1.4μm pixel size
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 152.35 X 71.1 X 8.45mm
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB 2.0 Type-C
  • 3000mAh battery

Pricing and availability

  • Alcatel 1X – Black, Blue and Gold colors  – Single SIM 99.99 EUR (US$ 123 / Rs. 7955 approx.) and Dual SIM 109.99 EUR (US$ 135 / Rs. 8750 approx.) available from April
  • Alcatel 1C – Metal Black, Blue and Gold colors – from 89.99 Euros (US$ 110 / Rs. 7160 approx.) available from April
  • Alcatel 3 – Spectrum Black, Blue and Gold colors –  149.99 Euros (US$ 184 / Rs. 11,930 approx.) available from March
  • Alcatel 3X – Metallic Black, Blue and Gold colors –  179.99 Euros (US$ 221 / Rs. 14,320 approx.) available from April
  • Alcatel 3V – Spectrum Black, Blue and Gold colors –  189.99 Euros (US$ 233 / Rs. 15,115 approx.) available now in select markets
  • Alcatel 5 – Metallic Black and Metallic Gold – 229.99 Euros (US$ 233 / Rs. 15,115 approx.) available now in select markets

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