06 September 2019
TCL Communications is also present at the IFA 2019 event and showcasing a couple of new Android phones and a tablet from Alcatel. These are Alcatel 1V and Alcatel 3x Android smartphones and they come with a dedicated Google Assistant button for quick access of the voice assistant.
Starting with the Alcatel 3X, the device features a 6.52-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, with an aspect ratio of 20:9. It comes powered by the MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763V chip with the Mali G71 GPU, 4GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage.
On the rear, the Alcatel 3X ha triple cameras which are placed vertically on the left side of the phone. Below to this module sits the LED flash and the fingerprint scanner is also mounted on the back. The camera configurations include 16MP primary, 8MP and 5MP sensors with smart scene detection mode that identifies different photo scenarios and automatically optimizes photography setting for perfect shooting.
In addition to Google Assistant, the Alcatel 3X also features Google Lens so that you could search for information about a particular object.
Alcatel 1V is an entry-level Android phone that comes with an octa-core processor. It’s an Android Go smartphone with an array of Google apps, including Google Assistant, Google Go, and Gboard. It comes with a 5.5 LCD with a 480 x 960 resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It holds a single 5MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter as well. The fingerprint sensor for unlocking is mounted on the back. There’s also Dual Nano SIM support and the battery capacity is 2460mAH.
In addition to these two smartphones, the company has also launched a 7-inch tablet, Smart Tab 7 running Android 9 Pie with a 600x 1024 pixels resolution. It has a VGA rear camera and a 2MP front-facing shooter. It houses 2580mAH battery and has a built-in kickstand. It is powered by MediaTek MT8167B chipset paired with 1.5GB RAM and 16GB storage which can be further expanded using a microSD card.
Alcatel 1V (2019) will be available in sleek metallic finishes including Anthracite Black, Metallic Blue, Metallic Gold, and Metallic Rose at prices starting from €79 and comes. The Alcatel 3X price starts from €149 and it comes in Jewelry Green, Jewelry Black, and Jewelry Rose color options. And, the Smart Tab 7 tablet is cheaper among all the new devices launched by TCL Communications with a price tag of a mere €79, about $87.