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Alcatel 510A review

5.5/10 AVG.
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5.5/10
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The Alcatel 510A currently has an Informr score of 5.5 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
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
1.8"
Camera
No



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Alcatel released the 510A on October 31, 2012.


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Alcatel backs up the 510A with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your 510A 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
1.8"

The Alcatel 510A's screen size is 1.8 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
No

This model has no built-in camera. Sorry, no selfies.

Storage
No

Internal memory is No. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
850mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 850 mAh battery. Alcatel's performance ratings are 18.5 days standby time.

Alcatel 510A Specs

Overview
Release date October 31, 2012
Regions available USA
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System
Processor
Internal Storage No
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass No
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.04 W/kg
Body: 1.15 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 850 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 Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 18.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.5 x 4.7 x 1.3 cm (4.5 x 1.9 x 0.5 in)
Weight 79 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 1.8 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes Yes
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 Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry No
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 1000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
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
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization No
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Dual lens
No
Zoom
No
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, WAV, AMR-NB
Radio Yes (FM/RDS)
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Alcatel OT510A, Alcatel One Touch 510A

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Cheap phone that simply gets the job done

After reading the other review I wonder what phone they reviewed! This is a basic phone that does a lot. It is lightweight and small and easy to carry. The BATTERY seems to last FOREVER! In standby most of the time and making a few calls I usually don't have to charge this but once in 10 to 14 da...More
After reading the other review I wonder what phone they reviewed! This is a basic phone that does a lot. It is lightweight and small and easy to carry. The BATTERY seems to last FOREVER! In standby most of the time and making a few calls I usually don't have to charge this but once in 10 to 14 days! The ADDRESS BOOK is similar to most basic phones. No bid deal, you have to scroll through the list to find the one you want. This phone can actually be used on the WEB although with the small screen it isn't practical. It has the common TOOLS - calendar, calculator, alarm, voice recorder, and unit converter. Of course there is no camera as it is a basic phone. RECEPTION and SOUND is very good. The VOLUME can be turned up REALLY loud. There are SOFT KEYS that can be set to what you prefer. I have owned MANY cell phones of all brands but this is my first Alcatel. Currently I also use a SMART PHONE. For just sticking in my pocket and taking it to just make voice calls I prefer to take this one. And if I should loose or break it - it won't cost an arm and a leg to replace. As a cheap and basic phone it is perfect. Less

Not even worth the price

i bought this phone as a cheap way to use our free line for work i do with an organization that i don't want people to contact me on my personal line. it was the cheapest phone i could find. as far as i'm concerned, it's not even a good one for the price. the only thing i like about it is that i can s...More
i bought this phone as a cheap way to use our free line for work i do with an organization that i don't want people to contact me on my personal line. it was the cheapest phone i could find. as far as i'm concerned, it's not even a good one for the price. the only thing i like about it is that i can save contacts for this phone to a sim card. however, finding contacts is going to be for the birds since they aren't put in any kind of order. to get a contact, one has to go through the list unless they are a part of the recent file. however, that is problematic as well--one has to go through the list until one gets to the number wanted. if the number is called 15 times there are 15 entries. i don't understand why the entry is not overwritten with the most current call but it's not. supposedly, this phone has a speaker phone, but i can't ffind it--and i need it. i've read at the user guide and unless i'm blind, i can't find where it's located so i can use it. the other thing i don't like about this phone is that lock feature is a joke--all one has to do is press the * key and the key that is under the word YES. i don't call that locked--except one can't use any other keys. if this phone has a 14 day battery, i'm a monkey's uncle. i forgot the phone at work on a friday and when i came into work on monday the phone was dead. this phone has to be recharged everyday and usage means the battery dies even quicker. Less

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