Apart from making phones for BlackBerry, TCL also supplies entry level and mid-range handsets to Alcatel as well. At CES 2017, Alcatel has unveiled a new smartphone named as Alcatel A3 XL. It's actually a phablet with larger 6 inch IPS LF panel display.
Alcatel A3 XL - Alcatel Nougat phone
Carved out of plastic shell, the Alcatel A3 XL is an entry level phablet, infact its the first Alcatel Nougat phone. That's clearly understood as we go through its specifications, which has Mediatek MT8735B quad core chipset and gets 1 Gigs of RAM with only 8 GB internal storage.
The device includes 8 mega pixel shooter on the rear side and there is also 5 mega pixel selfie camera too. There is 3000 mAh battery on the device and it runs on Android Nougat out of box.
It's sought to compete with BLU R1 HD and other phones which are under $120 price tag.
Alcatel A3 XL Specifications
|Display: 6 inch 1280 x 720 pixels touchscreen display|
|Pixel Density, Protection: 294 PPI|
|SoC: 1.1 GHz Quad Core Mediatek 8735B processor|
|RAM: 1 Gigs of RAM|
|Storage: 8 GB internal storage, Expandable up to 32 GB, Micro SD card slot|
|Dual SIM: Yes, with Dual Standby|
|Main Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|Camera Features: PDAF, geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Front Camera: 5 MP front facing camera|
|Front LED Flash: No|
|Software: Android 7.0 Nougat OS|
|Battery: 3000 mAh Li-ion battery|
|Quick Charging: Yes|
|Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi tether|
|Features: aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB v2.0|
|Sensors: Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor|
Best Alcatel A3 XL Alternatives
Primarily it competes with BLU R1 HD in United States.
Comparison with Other Phones
We have gone through several of it's comparison. Here are some of those -
Alcatel A3 XL vs BLU R1 HD
Alcatel A3 XL vs BLU Vivo 5
Alcatel A3 XL Price, Availability Info
Alcatel A3 XL US Price isn't known yet. It will be available Africa, Middle East and Europe in apart from Unites States in Q2, 2017.