CAPE TOWN - Alcatel has launched a new budget device called the Alcatel 7 which is a tall-and-slim smartphone with a 6-inch, 2160 x 1080 resolution display and a 18:9 ratio.
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According to Alcatel, the reason for the screen rations are that it “maximises your screen space without unnecessary bulk.”
The device has a 2.5GHz MediaTek processor (an octa-core MT6763), 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a 4,000mAh battery that has fast charging.
There are dual rear-facing cameras (one, 12-megapixel; the other, 2-megapixel) and a single, 8-megapixel front-facing lens.
There’s also a fingerprint sensor and the option of face unlock.
Other features include:
- 6" FHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio
- Protective 2.5D Dragontrail Glass
- 4000 mAh battery
- 12MP + 2MP dual rear cameras with the flash + 8MP front camera with flash
- Rear fingerprint reader
- Octa-core processor with speeds up to 2.5 GHz
- 32GB ROM / 2GB RAM
The Alcatel 7 is available for a retail price of $179.99 (R2536.00) and availability for South Africa has yet to be announced.
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