The Alcatel 1V 2020 is another budget smartphone from Alcatel that was announced at CES 2020. Just like the rest, the phone sport a beautiful body design with a waterdrop notch.
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It’s also powered by the latest Android 10 operating system and it has average inbuilt storage. For security, there is a fingerprint reader on the handset.
Alcatel 1V 2020 Key Specs & Features
- 6.22-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display 720 x 1520 pixels (270 ppi)
- Android 10
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6762D Helio P22 Processor
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB inbuilt Storage expandable via SDcard
- 13 MP + 5 MP Dual Rear Camera
- 5 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- Dedicated Google Assistant Button
- 4G LTE Network
- 4000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The maker claims that the Alcatel 1V (2020) has a nature-inspired design. Yes, it has curved edges and textured similar to the Alcatel 1S. It’s built to provide a firm grip when held and has a finish called Feather Design that is smudge-resistant.
It measures 158.7 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm in dimensions and weighs 160 grams. On the front, the waterdrop notch offers a size of 6.22-inch HD+ Vast Display. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 270 ppi density.
The android phone provides a large-screen experience in a small form factor, while its 19:9 aspect ratio provides cinema-level viewing for entertainment.
The Alcatel 1V 2020 has a combo rear camera of 13 MP paired with 5 MP. The cameras have photo capabilities including bokeh for focused portraits and time-lapse. The camera also features AI scene detection for 22 different shooting scenarios.
This means you can create high-quality images without having to adjust your settings. It has a selfies snapper of 5 MP which is also for video calling.
Hardware and Software
Behind the wheel is a mid-range Mediatek MT6762D Helio P22 SOC based on 12nm process technology. The SOC has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.8 GHz.
The phone runs on the latest Android 10 operating system out of the box with PowerVR GE8320 for graphics-related and gaming. The inbuilt storage is 32GB coupled with 2GB RAM for a smooth performance. You can still expand the memory if you are willing to sacrifice the second SIM slot.
Fueling the smartphone is a non-removable battery of 4000 mAh. The Alcatel 1V 2020 has a dual SIM that carries support for 4G LTE Network. Other features on the inside are a fingerprint scanner, face unlocks, Bluetooth 5.0 and Micro USB for file transfer and charging.
There is also a dedicated Google Assistant hardware button on the device. The Google Assistant on the mobile helps you with smart suggestions and reminders right when you need them, directly on your smartphone screen.
This means you can get things done whether you’re driving, on the go or at home. Just say “Hey Google” or press the Google Assistant Button to get started with the Google Assistant.
Alcatel 1V 2020 Price and Availability
The Alcatel 1V 2020 will be sold for $88 and will go on sale later this quarter in select markets in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
In Nigeria, the phone will cost around 32,000 Naira depending on your location.
Alcatel 1V 2020 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Alcatel 1V 2020:
- Platform: Android 10.0
- Processor: 1.8 GHz Octa-core Mediatek MT6762D Helio P22
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Agate Green, Power Grey
- Dimension: 158.7 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 160g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.22-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (270 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 5 MP (depth) Dual Camera
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, HDR
- Front Camera: 5 MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: microUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, A-GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No