Alcatel 1c (2019) smartphone was launched in January 2019 by TCL, the exclusive owner of Alcatel handsets. The Alcatel 1c alongside the Alcatel 1x was unveiled at CES 2019.
The new device is a successor to the previous Alcatel 1c which was released last year and this year’s model is upgraded version, it bumped up a few things while still managing to impressively keep the price on the low side.
The Alcatel 1c (2019) has more focus on the low-end market compared to its older sibling. This entry-level device features specs generally seen in devices its range, but with a better design and display deviating from what the predecessor looked like. This smartphone is particularly suitable for anyone looking for a light performer with a reasonable price tag.
Alcatel 1c (2019) Key Features and Price
5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 960 pixels
Android 8.1 Oreo ( Go edition).
Q uad-core MediaTek MT6739 CPU with 1GB RAM
8GB built-in storage space, up to 32GB with a more card
5MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera
2, 000mAh battery
Design and Display
The Alcatel 1c has an attractive design for a low end handset, fitted with a non-slip texture which makes it comfortable to hold. With the 5.0-inch display screen and enough bezels around it, the look is still good. It is made of plastic material for the body build which is seen on most low budget smartphones.
Sitted at the back of the device is a small-eyed camera with the LED flash below it on a back cover that takes you back a few years with the way it appears. On the right side of the phone sits a power and volume keys in easy to reach locations.
This Low-End device features an Small sized screen, which is hugged by a thick bezel at the side. The screen measures 5.0-inch diagonally with a 18:9 display and a 77.5 percent screen to body ratio and a resolution of 480 x 960 pixels. The Alcatel 1c 2019 measures 136.6 x 65.3 x 9.95mm frame which means it easily nestles in the palm and can be comfortably used one-handed.
At the back of the Alcatel, 1c 2019 seated a 5MP rear camera for Picture taking which can be so discouraging thanks to its blurry result. on the selfie stand right at the front of the device is a 2MP selfie cam, but like the rear lens this too is poor.
Hardware and Software
The Alcatel 1C (2019) packs in a low-end Speedtrum SC7731E chipset and just 1GB of RAM, meaning when its comes to power there’s not a huge amount on offer. accompanying this is the Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition, a lightweight version of Google’s mobile operating system that is tuned to run on budget devices with less power under the hood. A 8GB storage space expandable to 32GB by the use of Micro Sd card is added to the Alcatel 1c.
In terms of battery just like an entry-level smartphone, the device is juiced by a 2,000mAh power pack, with no fast or wireless charging options.
Alcatel 1C (2019) Price and Availability
The Alcatel, 1c 2019 smartphone goes for about 26, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location. Visit Kara Nigeria Store for discount.