Alcaltel has yet again announced another ultra-affordable Android 10 smartphone – Alcatel 1A (2020). The smartphone has almost the same specs as the Alcatel 1B (2020) that was announced in January.
1A (2020) is also built around a 5.5-inch HD+ display with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution, using 18:9 aspect ratio. It is an IPS screen with no notch or pop-up camera on board.
Under the hood, there is a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 CPU clocked at 1.3 GHz each, paired with a 1GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 32 GB via external SD card.
On the photography department, the device shipped with a single 5 MP main cameras featuring PDAF, a single-LED flash and an f/2.0 aperture. On the front, their is a wide angle, single 2-megapixel camera sensor for selfies and video chats.
The phone lacks fingerprint scanner, but makes it up with Face ID, dual SIMs with 4G LTE network support, a 3000mAh battery. It runs the latest Google Android 10.0 (Go Edition) out of the box.
Alcatel 1A (2020) Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
- Announced: 2020, February
- Status: Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, Q1
- Dimensions: 146.1 x 71.6 x 9.9 mm (5.75 x 2.82 x 0.39 in)
- Weight: 168 g (5.93 oz)
- Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
- Colours: Prime Black, Pine Green
- SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 5.5 inches, 78.1 cm2 (~74.6% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~293 ppi density)
- Android 10.0 (Go edition)
- Chipset: Qualcomm QM215 (28 nm)
- CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 308
- RAM: 1 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB
- Memory Card slot: microSDHC (dedicated slot)
- Main Camera: Single – 5 MP, f/2.0,
- Features: LED flash
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 2 MP, f/2.2
- Video: Yes
- Radio: FM Radio
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
- USB: microUSB 2.0
- Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity
- Google Assistant Button: Yes
- Battery Type & Capacity: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
- Charging: Regular
Alcatel 1A (2020) Price and Availability
The Alcatel 1A (2020) has a price tag starting at $78.