TCL has announced two budget friendly smartphones, the Alcatel 1 and Alcatel 1L Pro. The smartphones have been launched as entry-level devices that will come with decent specifications. Moreover, both the entry-level smartphones run on Android 11 Go Edition.
The Alcatel 1 comes with a single rear camera setup whereas, the 1L Pro comes with a dual rear camera setup. Moreover, the 1L Pro comes with slightly better specifications than the vanilla 1.
Alcatel 1 (2021), 1L Pro Specifications
Alcatel 1 (2021) features a 5-inch FWVGA+ display. Additionally, the display comes with a resolution of 480 x 960 pixels on Asahi glass. On the processor front, the smartphone is powered by the MediaTek MT6739 SoC. This quad-core chipset is paired with 1GB RAM with 5GB and 16GB internal storage options. Additionally, the internal memory is expandable up to 32GB.
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For photos and videos, the handset features a single5-megapixel sensor. On the front, the smartphone comes with a 2-megapixel selfie shooter. Lastly, the smartphone packs a 2000mAh batteryl and 4G connectivity. Moreover, the company claims that the handset can deliver 8 hours of talktime.
The Alcatel 1L Pro features a 6.1-inch HD+ display. Additionally, the display comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 84 percent screen-to-body ratio. On the processor front, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core chipset. However, the name of this chipset is currently under wraps. Also, the SoC is paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Furthermore, the internal storage on the device is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card slot.
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When it comes to the cameras, the Alcatel 1L Pro features a dual rear camera setup. The setup includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor alongside a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the handset comes with a single sensor for selfies and video calls, housed in a notch. Lastly, the device also comes with a rear fingerprint scanner for security.
Price And Availability
Alcatel 1 price is set at EUR 59 which is roughly Rs. 5,300. Additionally, the smartphone comes in the AI Aqua or Volcano Black color options. Furthermore, the smartphone will go on sale from August this year in the Europe and Latin America regions.
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On the other hand, the Alcatel 1L Pro price is set at $127. This converts to roughly Rs. 9,500 in India. Moreover, the smartphone comes in the Power Grey or Twilight Blue color options. The phone will go on sale from September of this year in Latin America, Middle East, and Africa.