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Alcatel One Touch 356 review

3/10 AVG.

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Operating system
52 MHz
Screen Size
VGA (640 x 480)

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Common Questions

Alcatel released the One Touch 356 on November 26, 2012.

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Alcatel One Touch 356 user manual here.

Alcatel backs up the One Touch 356 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your One Touch 356 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 One Touch 356's screen size is 1.8 inches with x pixels resolution.

52 MHz

There is a 52 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

VGA (640 x 480)

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

1 MB

Internal memory is 1 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 4 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 650 mAh battery. Alcatel's performance ratings are 15 days standby time, 420 minutes.

One Touch 356 Specs

Release date November 26, 2012
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
850/1900 MHz
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor 52 MHz
Internal Storage 1 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.17 W/kg
Body: 1.19 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 650 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time No
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) No
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 420 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 15 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Material Plastic
Colors Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.9 x 6.1 x 1.5 cm (4.3 x 2.4 x 0.6 in)
Weight 96 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 113 pixels
Size 1.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry eZiText
Physical keyboard Yes
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 500
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Other fields
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth No
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 4 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Main Camera
VGA (640 x 480)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Mini-USB
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps Yes ()
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Alcatel OT356, Alcatel 356

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It has basic voice and text..

This phone just have voice and text. I purchased 3 mini-USB headsets and none of them work on this phone. I went to the Alcatel Website and you can not talk to anyone. Or get any information. Plus this phone is no longer on the Alcatel website. You cannot receive picture messages. When you try to liste...More
This phone just have voice and text. I purchased 3 mini-USB headsets and none of them work on this phone. I went to the Alcatel Website and you can not talk to anyone. Or get any information. Plus this phone is no longer on the Alcatel website. You cannot receive picture messages. When you try to listen to FM radio. With a headset plugged-in you get a message: "Install headsets." The instructions do not have any information about the part number of the headsets or how to select to use them. With everything it says it has. It is only a voice and text phone. Less


You may want to contact your carrier (at&t?). My phone was having the same problem until I called and had them change some setting on their side. Before that, the only connection I would get was identified with the letter "V" in a small box at the top of the screen (for voice, though it also included basic text without images). After I talked to AT&T, the changed something on their side to allow me to connect to several other networks including 3G.