Alcatel 5V Specs and Price

Alcatel 5V
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Here comes another entry-level smartphone from TCL under the Alcatel brand name. The smartphone has a peculiar build and is quite a nice one despite the entry-level status which is unlike some of the other competitions. Taking after the bunch of other high-end smartphones, the Alcatel 5V has a notch on the display which is somewhat of a large size. It offers a large display even if it is with low resolution and a dual rear camera along with other interesting features.

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Alcatel 5V Key Specs and Features

  • 6.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1500 x 720 pixels (268 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • 32GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 12MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 4, 000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery

Alcatel 5V

Design and Display

The Alcatel 5V might be a low-tier smartphone but it definitely doesn’t look like one. The notch aside, it has an elegant build with rounded uniform corners while the rear has two cameras one atop the other with a bit of space between them and the flash below. Despite the big battery, the smartphone is not heavy at all weight just 156g and has a fair thickness of 8.5mm.

There is a big display real estate on the smartphone which is a nice choice for individuals who want a phone with a large display but not too expensive. Towering up to 6.2-inch with a notch on top and housing 1500 x 720 pixels in resolution surrounded by just little bezels. According to Alcatel, the smartphone has a screen to body ratio of 88% giving you that almost all screen experience.

Battery and Camera

Regarding the battery, the Alcatel 5V has a considerably huge capacity inside which comes in handy if you are a heavy user. Shipping with 4, 000mAh, the smartphone should go for a day or two depending on usage but normally you should be looking at a little beyond a day of use.

When it comes to taking pictures, most people rely on their smartphones and in this case the Alcatel 5V have got you covered. Joining in the league of dual cams, it has a 12MP camera on the rear in line with a 2MP depth sensor for bokeh shots. At the other side of the smartphone, it sports an 8MP camera which also has bokeh effect.

Hardware and Software

For the rest of the specs especially what makes this smartphone tick, there is a MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor with a clock speed of 2.0GHz and a PowerVR GE8320 GPU handling graphics. This is a fairly capable chipset and handles tasks ranging from basic to fairly intensive tasks not too badly.

To the RAM size, the Alcatel 5V have got a 3GB space for your use and 32GB of internal storage size. You can get more out of the smartphone by expanding the storage to 128GB max with a memory card. As it should, there is Android 8.1 Oreo on the smartphone with just a few of Alcatel’s additions.

Alcatel 5V Pricing and Availablility

The smartphone costs 72, 000 Naira depending on the deal from online stores and retail hubs in your location.

Alcatel 5V Specs

Here are a few specs of the Alcatel 5V:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: Ocra-core Mediatek Helio P22
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue
  • Dimension: 159.8 x 76.8 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 158g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1500 x 720 pixels (268 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • 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
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


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


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


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
  • 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: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

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


  • Battery: 3, 500mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Alcatel 5V Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 26th, 2019
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