Alcatel has announced a new addition to its budget friendly smartphone offering. Alcatel A3 XL smartphone was launched in January 2017. The phone comes with a 6.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1080 pixels.
The Alcatel A3 XL is powered by 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8735B processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Alcatel A3 XL packs a 8-megapixel primary camera on the rear with LED flash and supports 720p video recording and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Alcatel A3 XL runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 165.00 x 82.50 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) .
The Alcatel A3 XL is a single SIM smartphone that accepts a . Connectivity options include Wi-Fi and GPS. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor. A rear fingerprint sensor lets a crafty user unlock the smartphone with a tap, or trigger actions like answering calls, taking photos, encrypting documents, and switching between apps. An “enhanced” speaker system, meanwhile, offers improved clarity and sounds over the midrange competition.
It’s clear that this device is not targeting the hardcore hardware Android fans but rather a larger audience who might want to get a big phone at a cheaper price. There’s also the added bonus of a “vibrant range of colors and 3D patterns” that will help further set the model apart.
Alcatel A3 XL specifications
- 6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display
- 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8735B processor with Mali-T720 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- 8MP rear camera with LED flash
- 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
- Dimensions: 165 x 82.5 x 7.9mm
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 3,000 mAh battery
The Alcatel A3 XL will roll out in Asia Pacific, Middle East, African and Latin American markets during the first quarter of 2017. It is expected to cost around $200