Experience optimal performance on a Super Full View Display
A powerful core, Snapdragon chipset, long-lasting battery and radiant design, Alcatel 3 has both style and substance. Its powerful dual rear camera with AI and AR technology gives you the high-quality photos you crave, while its HD+ Super Full View Display delivers you a screen perfect for viewing, streaming and sharing.
Alcatel HD+ Super Full View Display
See the bigger picture with Alcatel 3’s 5.9-inch HD+ Super Full View Display. A maximized screen with an 88.4 percent screen-to-body ratio* gives you the ideal display for everything you want to do. See photos, stream movies, play games and browse the web in vivid clarity.
Experience a maximum-performance device with Alcatel 3. An Octa-Core, Snapdragon chipset and sizable RAM and ROM ensure you a smooth experience. Its 3500mAh battery provides the power to run it all, keeping Alcatel 3 going throughout the day.
Get the most out of your pictures with Alcatel 3’s 13 + 5MP (interpolated to 16MP + 5MP) dual camera. Equipped with AI scene detection, it gives you the ideal settings to instantly optimize the shooting of 21 different photo subjects including portraits, plants, animals, shows, food and more. You can ensure your photo looks exactly as you imagined before and after you take the picture with both real-time bokeh and post-shot refocus.
Create animated versions of yourself with Alcatel’s Face Recognition technology and express yourself to those closest to you.
Achieve maximum radiance with Alcatel 3’s premium design. It features silky smooth 2.5D glass, a metallic frame and gleaming gradient shine casing, so you’ll always look your best no matter your destination.
Rapid Secure access
Face key and a fingerprint sensor offer swift and secure access to your phone. Open your Alcatel 3 with immediate ease with Face Key’s 30 degree detection radius, 196 high-precision facial key points and an unlock time of 0.5 seconds. Assign custom fingerprints to apps and launch them immediately with a single tap of the fingerprint sensor.
OS – Android™ 8.1 Oreo™, upgradable to Android™ 9.0 Pie™
CPU – SDM439 Octa-Core, 4xA53, 1.8GHz + 4xA53, 1.4GHz
DISPLAY – 5.9” 19.5:9 Super Full View Display Resolution: HD+ 720×1560 pixels Dragontrail 2.5D glass
DESIGN – Dimensions: 151.1 x 69.7 x 7.99mm
Finish: Gradient shine casing
BATTERY – Capacity: 3500mAh Talk time: 28 hours (2G), 21 hours (3G), 18 hours (4G) Standby time: 900 hours (2G), 950 hours (3G), 900 hours (4G) Charging time: 4 hours 20 minutes
As a previous user of the Alcatel series of phones, I have seen first hand that they are striving to bring quality products to the market without overstepping their bounds at their pricepoint. Instead they focus on bringing good hardware and non-bloated software to the market at an affordable price.
The 2019 edition of the Alcatel 3 carries on this tradition, adding AI and AR technology to a beautiful Full view display and well managed photos via their 13 + 5mp dual camera setup. While they may not win any awards compared to the flagships, it is actually pretty good overall and fits at the higher end of this price bracket.
Alcatel has done a great job on the design, with a slick body, full view screen and a premium finish and feel to the phone. It’s light, has great gradient colours on the back, lightning fast fingerprint reader and even face detection unlock.
One of the only things that bugged me was that the automatic screen brightness was a little bit off in some situations, but that’s not a big deal when you can turn it off anyway.
Also personally the AR Emojis are FAR from the iPhone standard stuff, so just be sure to remember it has it’s limits.
Priced at £149.95, Alcatel should be on your radar if you are looking for a budget phone with style.
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