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Are you looking for a smartphone to buy but you don't know which one to choose among the many in circulation? In this buying guide here are the best Alcatel smartphones on the market. The models of the French company are cheap, dual Sim and suitable for all needs, choosing one will not be easy also because they are all valid and competitive. I will try to help you in your intent.

In 2004 the brand Alcatel for the production of mobile phones it was sold to the Chinese company TCL. For this reason the Alcatel smartphones are of French-Chinese origin and even if they do not hold up the comparison with the top of the range Samsung and iPhone, in addition to the excellent quality / price ratio, they are complete both from the point of view of multimedia entertainment, for both performance and reliability.



I Alcatel mobiles they are mostly dual Sim with dual standby technology. This technology present in the new generation smartphones differs from the old generation technology called single standby or even switch. This latest technology in smartphones with two Sims allows you to switch and then activate one SIM and disconnect the other by moving the telephone line without forcing you to turn off your mobile every time. The dual stand-by technology, on the other hand, is able to manage the activity of the two telephone lines without switching with the only variant that during a telephone conversation one of the two lines will be busy.

However, below you will find a list of best Alcatel smartphones on the market with prices, technical features and links on where to buy them online. I hope you can find the one that suits your needs.


Alcatel smartphone: which one to buy

Now that you've got to know the features of Alcatel smartphones here is a list of smartphone Alcatel best sellers and currently on the market. Choose carefully!

  • ALCATEL 1X (New)
  • ALCATEL 3
  • ALCATEL 3C
  • ALCATEL 3V
  • ALCATEL 3X (New)
  • ALCATEL 5 (New)
  • ALCATEL A5 LED
  • ALCATEL IDOL 4&VR
  • ALCATEL IDOL 4S
  • ALCATEL IDOL 5
  • ALCATEL IDOL 5S
  • ALCATEL PIXI 4 (5)
  • ALCATEL PIXI 4 (6)
  • ALCATEL POP 4
  • ALCATEL POP 4 PLUS
  • ALCATEL POP 4S
  • ALCATEL SHINE LITE
  • ALCATEL U5 HD

ALCATEL 1X


Alcatel 1X is an entrylevel smarthone but with interesting technical features. It brings Android GO, the lighter version of Google's OS updated to Oreo. It also has a metal body with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage. It mounts a 5,3-inch IPS LCD display with 480 x 960 pixel resolution. The main camera is 8MP and features single flash and 1920 x 1080 pixel video recording. The front camera is instead 5 MP. Connectivity side we have: micro USB port, Wifi connection, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and FM radio. The processor is a MediaTek MT6739 quad core with 1,3 GHz frequency. A 2460 mAh battery closes the picture. The Alcatel 1x measurements are: 147,5 x 70,6 x 9,1 mm for a weight of 151 grams.


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ALCATEL 3

Alcatel 3 is a complete dual Sim Alcatel mobile phone with advanced features and good performance. It features a 18-inch IPS LCD 9: 5,5 touchscreen display with 720 x 1440 pixel resolution and 293 ppi density. The processor, a MediaTek MT6739 Quad core 1,3 GHz, is supported by 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of expandable storage with microSD up to 128 GB. The operating system is Android 8.0. The photographic sector offers two cameras: the rear 13 MP with f / 2.0 aperture and flash, and HD video footage from 1920 x 1080 pixels and the front 5 MP with f / 2.4 aperture and 84 degree wide angle. On the connectivity side we have a micro USB port, Bluetooth 4.2, Wifi connection, fingerprint reader and HSPA + 21 Mbps data download. Mount the nano Sim. A 3000 mAh battery closes the panel. The Alcatel 3 measures are: 147 x 68 x 8,5 mm for a weight of 145 grams.


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ALCATEL 3C

Alcatel 3C is a mid-range smartphone with an 18: 9 6-inch HD + display (with 720 x 1440 pixel resolution and 268 ppi density) and an extremely slim design. It is equipped with a Mediatek MT8321 Quad core 1,3 GHz processor with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. The photographic sector has an 8 MP rear camera (3264 x 2448 pixel resolution) with LED flash and zoom, and 720 × 1280 pixel video shots, and a 5 MP front camera. The operating system is Android 7.1 Nougat and mounts the nano SIM. The battery is 3000 mAh while on the connectivity side we have a micro USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.2, fingerprint reader, Wifi connection and HSPA + 21 Mbps data download. The Alcatel 3C measures are: 161 x 76 x 7.9 mm for a weight of 169 grams.


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ALCATEL 3V

Alcatel 3V is an inexpensive dual sim smartphone (there is also a single Sim version) with Android 8.0 and a great display with an 18: 9 ratio. It mounts a 6-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and a density of 402 ppi. Plastic body and glossy coating, the 3V has a Mediatek MT8735A Quad core 1,5 GHz processor. The RAM is 2 GB while the internal memory has a capacity of 16 GB and is expandable via microSD up to 128 GB. There are three cameras: the 12 MP and 2 MP rear cameras with bokeh effect (blur effect compared to the subject in the foreground) and the front one for 5 MP selfies. Closes the picture a 3000 mAh battery and USB 2.0 port connectivity side, Bluetooth 4.2, fingerprint sensor and Lte 150 Mbps data download. Alcatel 3V measures are: 161 x 76 x 7.9 mm for a weight of 155 grams.


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ALCATEL 3X

Alcatel 3X is a smartphone with a plastic body and glossy coating. It mounts a 5,7-inch IPS HD + screen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and a density of 282 ppi. The Alcatel 3X measures are: 153.5 x 71.6 x 8.5 mm for a weight of 144 grams. The processor is a Cortex-A53 MediaTek MT6739 Quad core 1,3 GHz. The RAM is 3 GB, while the internal memory is 32 GB and is expandable up to 128 GB. There are two cameras: a double wide-angle main for perfect shots of 13 MP and a front of 5 MP. A 3000 mAh battery closes the panel. The operating system is Android 7.1. On the connectivity side we have a USB Type-C 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP / LE and Wifi connection. It is available in metallic, black, blue and gold.

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ALCATEL 5

Alcatel 5 is a dual Sim mobile device with 18-inch FullView 9: 5,7 borderless display, premium unibody design with metallic brushed effect, MediaTek MT6750 4 × 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + 4 × 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage expandable via microSD up to 128 GB. The 5,7-inch IPS LCD screen offers a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and a density of 282 ppi. There are two cameras: the rear 12 MP and the front 13 MP. Videos are recorded in Full HD. A 3000 mAh battery closes the panel. On the connectivity side we have: Wifi connection, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP / LE, USB Type-C 2.0 port and of course GPS. The Alcatel 5 measures are: 152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm for a weight of 144 grams. The operating system is Android 7.1 Nougat.

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ALCATEL IDOL 4&VR

The Alcatel Idol 4 & VR is an innovative smartphone whose package is truly complete: JBL in-ear headphones, charger, screen films, case and VR viewer. It is equipped with a 5,2-inch IPS QHD Amoled display with a resolution of 1.080 x 1.920. The processor, a 652GHz Snapdragon 1,7 Octa core, is flanked by 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable via microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (supports NFC). The cameras are: the rear one from 13MP AF and the front one from 8MP. The measurements are: 147 x 72,5 x 7,1 mm with a weight of 135 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0.1. The Sim Card is the nano SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. It is not a dual SIM smartphone. A 2.960mAh non-removable battery closes the picture.

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ALCATEL IDOL 4S

The Alcatel Idol 4S is an advanced dual standby Android smartphone whose package contains the same elements as the Idol 4 & VR. It is equipped with a 5,5-inch Amoled Quad HD IPS display with a resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels. The processor, a 652GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 1,8 Octa core, is flanked by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (supports NFC). The cameras are: the rear one from 16MP AF and the front one from 8MP. The measurements are: 153,9 x 75,4 x 7 mm with a weight of 149 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0.1. The Sim Card is the nano SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 3.000mAh non-removable battery closes the panel.

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ALCATEL IDOL 5

Alcatel Idol 5 is a very affordable mid-range smartphone. It is equipped with a MediaTek MT6753 SoC processor (1,3 GHz quad-core CPU), 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory expandable with Micro SD up to 256 GB. The LCD display is 5,2 inches with Full HD 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution and 424 ppi density (protected by a glass with 2.5D side finish). There are two cameras: the main one from 13 MP and the front one for 5 MP selfies. The operating system is Android 7.1 Nougat. The Alcatel Idol 5 measures are: 148 x 73 x 7.5 mm for a weight of 155 grams. On the connectivity side we have a USB Type-C 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP / LE, Wifi and GPS connection. A 2800 mAh battery closes the panel. It is not dual Sim.

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ALCATEL IDOL 5S

Alcatel Idol 5S is the big brother of the Idol 5 model. It offers a Mediatek MT20 Helio P6757 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB of expandable storage with microSD up to 256GB. Then we have two front speakers, positioned at the ends of the body and at the rear a fingerprint sensor like the Idol 5. The display is practically the same as its brother, while the main camera is 12 MP and the front one is 8 MP. The battery is 2850 mAh. For the rest it maintains the same technical characteristics of Idol 5.

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ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 4 (5)

With an attractive design, the Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) is a 5-inch alcatel dual sim whose sound quality is guaranteed by Arkamys speakers. It mounts a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. The processor, a Mediatek MT6580M with 1.3GHz Quad-Core CPU, is flanked by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (does not support NFC). The cameras are: the rear 8MP and the front 5MP. The measurements are: 151 x 72,5 x 9,5 mm with a weight of 169 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0. The Sim Card is the micro SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 2.000mAh battery closes the panel. It is also available in 3G version.

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ALCATEL PIXI 4 (6)

Mid-range Android smartphone, the Alcatel Pixi 4 (6) is an affordable dual standy Android phablet. It mounts a 6-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1.280 pixels. The processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 consisting of a 1.1 GHz Quad-Core CPU, is flanked by 1,5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (does not support NFC). The cameras are: the rear 8MP and the front 5MP. The measurements are: 165 x 83,8 x 8,3 mm with a weight of 186 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0. The Sim Card is the micro SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 2.580mAh non-removable battery closes the picture. It is also available in 3G version.

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ALCATEL POP 4

The Alcatel POP 4 is a smartphone, not dual SIM, with an affordable price and an interesting and slim design. It is equipped with a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1.280 pixels. The processor, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 Quad core at 1,1 GHz, is flanked by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (does not support NFC). The cameras are: the rear one from 8MP AF and the front one from 5MP. The measurements are: 140,7 x 71,4 x 8 mm with a weight of 156 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0. The Sim Card is the micro SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 2.500mAh non-removable battery closes the picture.

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ALCATEL POP 4 PLUS

The Alcatel Pop 4 Plus is an attractively priced, well-made and functional smartphone. It mounts a 5,5-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 720 x 1.280 pixels. The processor, a Snapdragon 210 MSM890 Quad core at 1.1 GHz, is flanked by 1,5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (does not support NFC). The cameras are: the rear one from 8MP AF and the front one from 5MP. The measures are: 151 x 77 x 8 mm with a weight of 156 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0. The Sim Card is the micro SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 2.500mAh battery closes the picture. Also available in the dual Sim version.

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ALCATEL POP 4S

The Alcatel Pop 4S is a mid-range dual Sim smartphone, perfect for gaming and capable of satisfying even the most demanding user. It is equipped with a 5,5 inch IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution of 1.080 x 1.920 pixels. The processor, a Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755M Octa core at 1,8GHz, is flanked by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (maximum speed 300Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (does not support NFC). The cameras are: the rear one from 13MP AF and the front one from 5MP. The measurements are: 152 x 76.8 x 8 mm with a weight of 145 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0. The Sim Card is the micro SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 2.960mAh battery closes the picture.

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ALCATEL SHINE LITE

Well cared for in assembly and design, the Alcatel Shine Lite is a perfect device for young users. It is a non-dual Sim smartphone that features a 5-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 720 x 1.280 pixels. The processor, a Mediatek MT6737 Quad core at 1,3GHz, is flanked by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory expandable with microSD. It supports LTE (max speed 150Mbps), Bluetooth, Wifi and has a micro USB port (does not support NFC). The cameras are: the rear one from 13MP AF and the front one from 5MP. The measurements are: 141,5 x 71,2 x 7,4 mm with a weight of 156 grams. The operating system is Android 6.0. The Sim Card is the micro SIM. Mount FM radio and speaker. A 2.460mAh non-removable battery closes the picture.

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ALCATEL A5 LED

Special Dual Sim smartphone with a cover covered with LEDs that light up to the rhythm of the music being played, theAlcatel A5 Led it is definitely a mobile device for young people. It is equipped with a 5,2 inch HD screen with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. The processor is a 6753 GHz Mediatek MT1.5 octa core. The RAM is 2 GB of RAM, while the internal memory is 16 GB and is expandable with microSD. There are two cameras: the front one has 5MP, the rear 8MP with double flash. There is no shortage of special functions such as the Face Show to transform selfies into animated clips and the Face Beauty to make portraits perfect by eliminating imperfections. Two led covers included in the package: Metallic Black and Metallic Silver. The operating system is Android 6.0 connectivity LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. The measurements are 146 x 72,1 x 7,7 mm, a 2.800 mAh battery closes the picture.

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ALCATEL U5 HD

Alcatel U5 HD is a mid-low-end alcatel 5-inch dual sim designed for those who do not have great expectations. It mounts a battery with a capacity of 2200 mAh with 240 minutes of talk time. The display is 5-inch IPS with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a density of 294 ppi. The processor is a Mediatek MT6737 Quad core 1,3 GHz while the RAM and internal memory are respectively: 1 GB and 8 GB expandable with microSD. Connectivity side we do not have a fingerprint sensor but a micro USB port, Bluetooth 4.2 and 150 Mbps LTE data download. There are two cameras: the rear 8 MP and the front 5 MP. The video recordings are carried out with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The operating system is Android 7.0. The Alcatel U5 HD measures are: 141,8 x 71,4 x 8,9 pixels for a weight of 135 grams.

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