TCL-owned Alcatel has unveiled few new devices at the IFA 2019 trade show in Berlin, Germany. These include the Alcatel 1V and Alcatel 3X smartphones and Smart Tab 7 tablet, which are all budget-friendly devices.
Alcatel 1V Specifications and Features
The polycarbonate-bodied Alcatel 1V has a 5.5-inch LCD display with thick bezels around it. It supports qHD resolution of 480 x 960 pixels and it offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The modest Unisoc SC9863A chipset powers the smartphone along with 1GB of RAM. It has a native storage of 16GB and a microSD card slot for more storage. The smartphone boots the Go edition of Android 9 Pie.
The phone is backed by a 2,460mAh battery. The front camera is a 5-megapixel unit with f/2.2 aperture, and on its rear is a 5-megapixel camera. A fingerprint scanner is available on the rear of the device. There is a dedicated button for accessing Google Assistant too.
Alcatel 3X Specifications and Features
The Alcatel 3X has a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a tall aspect ratio of 20:9. The MediaTek Helio P23 chipset and 4GB of RAM powers the phone. It comes with a native storage of 64GB and there is a microSD card slot for additional storage. Android 9 Pie runs on the device.
There is a 4,000mAh battery under the hood of the Alcatel 3X. It has a waterdrop notch that houses an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The triple camera system placed on the rear has a primary 16-megapixel camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture and an ultrawide 5-megapixel camera. It is equipped with a dedicate button for launching Google Assistant and it also features a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
Alcatel Smart Tab 7 Specifications and Features
The Smart Tab 7 is a family tablet that features a Kids mode. The device weighs 268 grams and comes with a 7-inch display that offers an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 600 x 1,024 pixels. The MediaTek MT8167B drives the tablet with 1.5GB of RAM. For storage, it comes with an internal capacity of 16GB and a microSD card slot. The slate runs Alcatel UI based on Android 9 Pie.
The tablet is equipped with a 2,580mAh battery. It has a front camera of 2-megapixels which is good enough for video calls. A VGA camera and a kickstand can be found at the rear of the device.
Alcatel 1V, 3X and Smart Tab 7 Pricing and Availability
The Alcatel 1V costs €79 (~Rs 6,300) and it comes in three colours such as Anthracite Black, Metallic Blue, Metallic Gold and Metallic Rose. The phone will be made in markets like Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.
The Alcatel 3X is priced at €149 (~Rs 12,000) and its colour variants are Jewelry Black, Jewelry Green and Jewelry Rose. It is aimed towards Europe and Latin America. The Alcatel Smart Tab 7 costs €79 (~Rs 6,300).