Alcatel has launched its latest smartphone with the moniker Alcatel X1 in India without much pomp and pageantry. The device is already even available on online retail shops Amazon.in and Flipkart for Rs 15,999.
Design, Display, System configuration
The mobile device comes with a design constructed from an aluminium frame. The entire device measures 145.00 x 69.20 x 6.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 140.00 grams.
The Alcatel X1, which is a mid-range device has a cool 5-inch HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel. The phone’s display is protected with a layer of Dragontail glass on the front and a Gorilla Glass protection on the back.
If you’re wondering what operating system the phone features, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and the entire software setup is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon processor from popular chipset-maker, Qualcomm.
The X1 also spots an impressive 13 mega pixel rear facing camera with dual-tone LED flash and a 5 mega-pixel shooter does the job of snapping selfies up front.
The Alcatel X1 also features the smartphone maker’s Eye-D unlock system with eye biometric support.
In addition, the Android device possesses dual-SIM capability and supports 4G LTE connectivity. Other connectivity options available on the mobile device include; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The Android phone also offers Hi-Fi audio experience with Cirrus logic and Arkamys support.
The entire device will be powered by a modest 2,150mAh removable Li-Ion battery.
Key Specs of the Alcatel X1
- – 1.4 GHz MSM8929 Octa-Core Processor
- – 2GB RAM With 16GB ROM
- – 5 Inch HD AMOLED Touch Screen Display With 293 PPI
- – Dual SIM
- – 13 MP Camera With Dual Tone LED Flash
- – 5MP Secondary Camera With Flash
- – WiFi/4G/Bluetooth
- – 2150 MAh Battery.
Price of the Alcatel X1 in Nigeria
The Alcatel X1 is priced at Rs 15,999 in India, which is about $240. When available in Nigeria, the 5-inch device will likely sell for a price ranging between N50,000 – N60,000 depending on where you are buying from and the inclusion of tax and cost of shipping.