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Alcatel 5 Specs and Price

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Alcatel has been active over the past few months with a series of budget smartphones. The Alcatel 5 is a budget smartphone with a difference, it has nice build and decent spec sheet. Like most budget smartphones, it is designed to look like a premium device. In recent times, we have seen the 18:9 aspect ratio move from high-end smartphones and now to budget smartphones like the Alcatel 5.

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Alcatel 5 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • 32GB built-in storage with up to 128GB with a memory card
  • 12MP rear camera and a dual 13MP + 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3, 000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Alcatel 5

Design and Display

On first glance, the Alcatel 5 is built with thin bezels especially on the side and a metallic paint finish. While it is made of plastic, the build is solid and the edges are sprayed with chrome paint to give it a metallic look. It also looks quite long with the 18:9 aspect ratio with slightly thicker bezels on the top housing the dual camera and sensors. On the back panel, there’s the camera, flash and fingerprint sensor from top to bottom in that order.

For viewing, you will find a 5.7-inch display screen alongside an HD+ resolution. Although, this is on a low side it is rather one of the setbacks of a budget smartphone. However, the colour reproduction is manageable but not as good as in more premium smartphones.

Battery and Camera

Like most budget smartphones, the Alcatel 5 doesn’t come with much battery capacity unless for a select few which are centered on having a large battery. Alcatel 5 sports a 3, 000 mAh battery which is enough for a day of usage on minimal usage.

Following the recent trend of dual cameras on smartphones, the Alcatel 5 has a not too common dual camera lined up front of the smartphone. There is a combination of a 12MP rear camera and a dual 13MP + 5MP front camera.

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Hardware and Software

The Alcatel 5 relies on a mid-range MediaTek SoC for handling day to day tasks on the smartphone. On the inside, you will find an Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 chipset alongside a Mali-T860 GPU for graphics rendering.

Also, the Alcatel 5 has a 3GB internal memory alongside a 32GB storage space from the factory with a memory card extension up to 128GB. The disappointing feature, however, is the Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed rather than the latest Oreo.

Alcatel 5 Price and Availability

Alcatel 5 is currently unavailable and when it is, the expected price is to be around 103, 000 Naira in a number of retail outlets and online stores.

Alcatel 5 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Alcatel 5:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4 x 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 (MediaTek MT6750)
  • GPU: Mali-T860 MP2
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Metallic Gold, Metallic Black
  • Dimension: 152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 144g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

  • Display: 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 12MP camera, 1080p Video@30fs
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: Dual 13MP + 5MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) – 5086A

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB V2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery:
    3, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
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Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel
Odunayo Ezekiel is a prolific Tech Writer, Gadget Enthusiast, and Electronic Device geek. He has written over 500 articles on NaijaTechGuide covering Mobile Phones. He has an absolute love for writing about devices ranging from Mobile Phones, Smartwatches, VR and AR Devices, Drones, Fitness Trackers to other Wearables in general.

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