We have seen flagship phones and some mid-range phones launched this year having displays of 18:9 aspect ratio. TLC is joined the bandwagon as they planned to debut Alcatel phones with branded full screen designs. Among the phones on their line-up is the Alcatel 3C, which is speculated to be the cheapest smartphone with full screen design. The entire specifications of the Alcatel 3C was revealed through a product catalogue, so set your eyes on them plus other useful information as you read on.
Alcatel 3C Features
The Alcatel 3C will come with a 6 inch IPS display, which supports HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. It will have as aspect ratio of 18:9 as I stated earlier, and the large display is surrounded by thin bezels.
Looking at the chipset, the Alcatel 3C has a MediaTek MT8321 chipset that includes a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The processor is coupled with a 1GB RAM…too small right? But hey! It is just a budget device. It also has a 16GB internal storage that can be expanded via the use of a microSD card. At the back panel, you will find a non-removable 3000mAh battery that delivers a talk time of up to 300 15 hours and talk time of around 300 hours.
You can as well find a fingerprint scanner at the back panel, and the Alcatel 3C will be running on Android Nougat operating system out-of-the-box.
From the camera section of the Alcatel 3C, you will find an 8MP primary camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. Both cameras are equipped with LED flash. Available connectivity are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and dual SIM support.
Looking at the design, the Alcatel 3C spots a polycarbonate chassis with metallic finish. It measures 161 x 76 x 7.9mm and weigh just 168g. The phone will be available in three colour variants which are; Metallic Black, metallic Blue and Metallic Gold.
Alcatel 3C Specifications
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||Not announced yet|
|Dimensions||161 x 76 x 7.9mm|
|SIM||Single SIM or Dual SIM|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 7.1 (Nougat)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 128 GB|
|Internal||16 GB, 1 GB RAM|
|Primary||8 MP, autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Radio||To be confirmed|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player|
– MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|Price||About 100 EUR|
Alcatel 3C Price
The Alcatel 3C price in Europe is expected to go for EUR 120, which is approximately $143. Prices in other countries like Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya will be displayed here when announced.