Along with the Alcatel 3C, TCL also unveiled three new smartphones under its Alcatel 1, Alcatel 3, and Alcatel 5 series at CES 2018: Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V, and Alcatel 5. All three Alcatel smartphones feature FullView displays with an 18:9 aspect ratio and fingerprint sensor on the back. As usual, the pricing will fall for budget and mid-range market.
The Alcatel 1X has been presented as the “best in affordability”. The device has a unibody design and made of some premium materials. The device also features a face unlocking, 18:9 FullView display panel and a rear fingerprint sensor to follow the latest trend.
Alcatel 3V comes with a high-resolution display, also 18:9 FullView and also bears a dual rear camera system with LED flash. While the Alcatel 5 is the is the most expensive among all. It comes with a large battery pack to deliver a full day usage. It has a dual front-facing camera setup with a slightly taller bezel that also includes selfie LED flash. Alcatel 5 has a textured back panel design and a fingerprint sensor under the single rear camera with dual-tone LED flash.
The company didn’t reveal specifications of all three devices, but its pricing and availability are expected to be announced at MWC 2018 in Barcelona.
Christian Gatti, Global President Alcatel Business Division and Executive Vice President TCL Communication, said in a press statement: “By modernising our smartphone designs and being one of the first global manufacturers to offer 18:9 full view displays across the majority of our lineup, we’re able to refocus our efforts at democratising flagship style features and making these experiences accessible to almost any consumer worldwide.”