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Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1
Alcatel 1

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The Alcatel 1 currently has an Informr score of 7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
1.28 GHz
Screen Size
5+ MP, f/2

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Expert Reviews

At the very least, we can say that the Alcatel 1 is unique. It’s a £70 smartphone with CPU speeds of a handset that costs £30 more, it has a removable back and a removable battery and its Android Go OS helps you run a full suite of apps with limited storage. Using it on a day-to-day basis, however,...

- Tom Bruce, Expert Reviews

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The 1 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Alcatel 1 prices from around the web here on The Informr.

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Alcatel backs up the 1 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 1 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Alcatel support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Alcatel's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Alcatel 1's screen size is 5.0 inches with 480 x 960 pixels resolution.

1.28 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6739 Quad-Core 1.28 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ MP, f/2 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.

8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2000 mAh battery. Alcatel's performance ratings are 1020 minutes.

Alcatel 1 Specs

Release Date June 27, 2018
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)

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Processor MediaTek MT6739 Quad-Core 1.28 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.99 W/kg
Body: 1.19 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels, f/2
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Interpolated to 8MP, HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Interpolated to 5MP, f/2.4
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density 215 pixels
Size 5.0 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1020 minutes
Standby Time Up to 12.9 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Metallic Black, Metallic Blue, Metallic Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.76 x 6.57 x 0.98 cm (5.4 x 2.6 x 0.4 in)
Weight 134 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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