After an official announcement at MWC 2018, TCL Communication brand Alcatel 1X is now available for pre-orders in US. This new Alcatel smartphone feature 18:9 FullView display, Android Ore (Go Edition) and is specifically designed for budget users. Further, the new handset also sports a rear-facing fingerprint sensor.
Alcatel 1X Price in US and Availability
Alcatel 1X 3 price in US has been set at only $99.99 for the unlocked 4G LTE variant and it is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com in Dark Grey color and it will be sold on June 4th, 2018.
|Alcatel 1X Unlocked Smartphone (AT&T/T-Mobile) - 5.3" 18:9 Display, Android Oreo (Go Edition), 8MP...||$98.95||Buy on Amazon|
Alcatel 1X Features
The Alcatel 1X Android Go Edition is one of the affordable handsets and it is certainly the key development as it finally brings Google’s Android Go project to its reality. The smartphone will include apps such as Google Go, Files Go, Google Maps Go, YouTube Go, and Gmail Go in addition to some performance optimizations to Chrome, Google Play, and Gboard. Similarly, there is Google Assistant Go to deliver a voice-activated Google integration.
The smartphone yet comes with a unibody design that is claimed to be made of some “premium” materials. Also, there are features such as face unlocking alongside a standard 18:9 full view display panel and a fingerprint sensor on the back to match the ongoing market trends.
The presence of Android Oreo (Go Edition) optimizes major software-based features to offer an enhanced storage space for personal content. A dedicated promotional video shows that the Alcatel 1X comes preloaded with features such as Photo Booth, Instant Collage, and Social Square. The video also details the multiple color options that come with Suede and Satiny finish.
Alcatel 1X Specifications
- Dimensions of 147.5 x 70.6 x 9.15 mm
- Weight of 151g
- FWVGA+ Display of 5.3 inches with 18:9 aspect ratio
- Resolution of 480 x 960 pixels
- Rear Camera of 8MP with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1/4″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size
- Front Camera of 5 megapixels with LED flash
- Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
- 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor
- MediaTek MT6580 SoC
- Mali 400 MP2 GPU
- 1GB of RAM
- Internal memory of 16GB
- Expandable memory up to 128GB
- Connectivity of 4G VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, Micro-USB 2.0
- Battery capacity of 2460mAh