25 February 2019
Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC) has witnessed some pretty outstanding launches so far. Among them happens to be the launch of three new smartphones and one tablet by Alcatel. These include the Alcatel 1S, Alcatel 3, Alcatel 3L and the Alcatel 3T 10. All these devices range over various price ranges. These devices join the family of the existing Alcatel 3C, 3V, and the 3T 8 tablet.
The Alcatel 1S is the lowest-end smartphone of the three newly launched ones. The device features a 5.5-inch screen with an HD+ resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The device has a brushed aluminium back and a .5D curved front glass. The Alcatel 1S is driven by an unidentified octa-core processor and is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. In the camera department, the smartphone is equipped with a dual-rear camera setup of 13 MP + 2MP. All this is juiced by a 3,6000mAh battery. The Alcatel 1S will hit the shelves in Europe in the second quarter of this year for €109. It will be available in Black, Blue, Rose and Gold.
A step up from the Alcatel 1S is the Alcatel 3. The smartphone has a slightly larger screen of 5.9-inches with an HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. At the heart of the Alcatel l3 lies the Snapdragon 439 SoC. This is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Unfortunately, this device does not support expandable storage. The device features a pretty decent camera setup of 13 MP + 5MP as the dual-rear camera sensors with an 8 MP selfie shooter. The camera of the device is quite unique as it implements AI Imaging Scene Detection which allows the camera to detect up to 21 different settings and automatically adjust the camera settings. The smartphone is powered by a 3,500mAh battery will be sold in two variants; a 3GB/32GB mode for €159 and he 4GB/64GB for €189.
The Alcatel 3L has the most sophisticated and recent designs out of all the Alcatel devices. The smartphone sports a Super Full View Display with a 5.9-inch HD+ resolution. One of its most striking features is the notch which houses the front-camera. The device is driven by the Snapdragon 429 SoC and is equipped with just 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. In terms of camera performance, the Alcatel 3L has the same cameras as that of the Alcatel 3. It is also powered by a 3,5000mAh battery and is priced at €139.
Last but not least is the Alcatel 3T 10 tablet. This is a budget tablet from TCL. As its name suggests, the tab features a 10-inch screen with a display resolution of 1280x800 pixels. The processor being used was not mentioned but we do know that it is equipped with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The tablet is juiced b a 4,080mAh battery and is priced at €179.