Alcatel has launched a new smartphone in the Indian market, and the device will go on sale on 20 October 2015. The smartphone is going to get listed on the largest E-commerce website Flipkart, though the price of the new smartphone is yet not disclosed.
Alcatel has been missing from the Arena of Mobile manufacturers for quite some time and it is only after too many months we see a smartphone launch from the French telecom equipment giant, headquartered at Boulogne-Billancourt, France.
Previous smartphones from Alcatel have been a hit in the Indian market owing to the competitive pricing, better-built quality, and good specs. The Alcatel Idol X and the Alcatel Flash have been the top-selling smartphone for the company.
The smartphone will come in two color variants the volcanic grey and the Mica White variant.
The Key Specification and Features for Alcatel Flash 2
Display and Screen – The smartphone comes with a 5.0-inch screen and has an HD resolution (1280*720). The smartphone screen is IPS LCD type and has a 178-degree viewing angle comes with MiraVision Image Technology for clear vision. There is no gorilla glass protection on the smartphone screen. The screen PPI is 294.
Performance – The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek 6753 processor with 64 bit 8 Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 cores. The smartphone comes with the Mali-T720 MP3 GPU which is decent for gaming. The smartphone comes with 2 GB of Ram ideal for running apps and games.
Storage – The Alcatel One Touch Flash 2 has 16 GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro- sd card.
Operating System – Alcatel One touch flash two comes with the latest Android Os – Lollipop 5.1.
Connectivity – Smartphone has support for 3G as well as 4G data connectivity. Alcatel has specified that you can use the 4G LTE network on both the sim slots. It comes with native support for 2G/Edge, WIFI, and Bluetooth technologies. The handset supports theoretical 150 Mbps Maximum Download, 50 Mbps Upload Speed via LTE.
Camera – The smartphone comes with a rear 13 Mega Pixel camera (Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL Sensor) with Phase detection fast Autofocus and F/2.0 aperture. As per Alcatel the camera can autofocus in 0.3 seconds and enable you to capture quick photos. The camera comes with 80-degree wide-angle lens and 5P Lens structure with a blue glass optical filter to ensure better color reproduction.
The front camera on the mobile is 5 Megapixel with larger ¼” OV5648 Sensor, and an 80-degree wide-angle lens to capture group selfies with ease.
Battery Capacity – Alcatel has added a massive 3000 mAH battery to the smartphone which can run Up to 25 hours on 2G network and offers a standby time of 20 days.
Features – Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 comes with unique features like a smart wake, alphabet recognition, and gesture selfie capture.
More Thoughts on Alcatel Flash 2
Alcatel has not disclosed the price point at which they would be launching the smartphone, neither they have given the specifications for the dimensions or weight.
The design looks more rectangular and less curvy, from the imago es seems to have a low screen to body ratio and a bit on the thick side. Our best guess considering the Specs and previous pricing experience the smartphone will come in the range of 9K to 12k in the Indian market.
We will update you more on the Pro and Cons of the smartphone and price in India once more news comes.
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