Alcatel A7 

priceN/A

launchNov, 2017

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Design

  • Looks classy with ringed gold accent elements
  • The lack of metal means this is a lightweight phone, despite the 5.5-inch screen
  • Surprisingly fast fingerprint scanner
  • The phone is classy looking but the plastic design feels a little cheap among today's generally metal phones
  • The big bezel design is also a little outdated for 2018

Display

  • Good screen - pretty sharp, with good contrast levels, and good viewing angles

Software

  • There's also a notification LED, which is a neat extra that some mid-level smartphones lack
  • Near stock Android UI

Performance

  • Good, reliable performance - both with apps and games

Camera

  • Average rear and front cameras - there are no dual-camera/bokeh frills here - and the overall image quality is average - there's a lot of compression present on still images, and low-light shooting is also somewhat lackluster

Battery

  • Excellent battery - you should comfortably get a day and a half out of it with moderate use
  • Supports fast charging - goes from 0 to 100 in 1 hour 45 minutes

More

  • The rear has a grippy spiral texture which prevents the handset from being too slippy during use
  • Does not have the modern USB-C port

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Alcatel A7 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 7.0 NougatNo updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate60 HzStandard
Display Features
  • LTPS IPS LCD
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Dragontrail glass
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6750T
GPUMali-T860 MP2
RAM4 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes, up to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
Fast Charging SupportYes, Fast charger included
Dimensions
Weight164 gmMedium
Thickness9 mmThick
WidthN/A
Camera
Primary Camera16.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • 1/3" Sensor Size
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • HDR
Secondary Camera8.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • LED Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Fast Battery Charging

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