Alcatel A3 (2017) review
The Alcatel A3 (5046Y) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Mediatek MT6737 chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Alcatel A3 runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 2460 mAh battery. It features a 5 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.
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Alcatel A3 (5046Y) specifications
- 142 x 70.5 x 8.6 mm
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
The Alcatel A3 runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but the A3's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Mediatek MT6737
- Quad-core 1.25 GHz Cortex-A53
- Mali-T720 MP2
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- 5 inches
- 720 x 1280 px
The smartphone's memory (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 1.5 GB
- Internal storage
- 16 GB
- External storage
The camera of the Alcatel A3 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.
- Front camera
- 5 MP
- Rear camera
- 13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
A3 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The A3 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Alcatel smartphone has FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- v4.2, A2DP
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Po 2460 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.
- Li-Po 2460 mAh
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The A3 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.
- Dual SIM
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Alcatel A3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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