Alcatel 5V has been introduced by the company as its latest smartphone with notch display. The company released a couple of smartphones during the 2018 MWC with a full view screen. However, the latest trend is the notch display and the company didn’t want to be left out in the fun. The 5V comes with a notch cut-out and is powered by the Helio P22. There’s also 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. Let’s find out more.
Alcatel 5V Key Specs and Features
・6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1500 x 720 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo Go with 3GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P22
・32GB built-in storage
・12MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Design and Display
The smartphone has a distinctive plastic body and a glossy finish that makes it stand out from its competitors. There’s a rear fingerprint scanner on this one which provides quick biometric access to the device.
The dual cameras are somewhat unique at the top left corner with the LED flash underneath for a premium look. It measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs just 158g. You can get it in Gray, Blue and Gold colours.
If you need an Alcatel smartphone with the trending notched screen, here you go. The screen dishes out a 19:9 aspect ratio offering the infinite FullView experience
It has a tall 6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, this boasts of 1500 x 720 pixels in resolution and 282 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. According to Alcatel, the screen stretches up to 88% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
The Helio P22 chip from MediaTek runs the race here, it was built on a 14nm process technology and comes with an octa-core processor. The 8-cores of processor clocks at a fast 2.0GHz. While the PowerVR GE8320 GPU operates up to 650MHz.
Multitask through your heavy apps with 3GB of RAM space available. This has a memory speed of over 1.8GHz. In the storage department, you also get the standard 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.
Alcatel 5V Camera
The 5V is equipped with dual 12MP + 2MP rear camera and comes with Google lens. The 12MP shooter has f/2.2 aperture, 1/2.8 sensor size and 1.25μm pixel size as well. While the 2MP camera is a depth sensor. For selfies, there’s an 8MP selfie camera with 4P Lens.
Network, Battery and Availability
It doesn’t support 4G LTE connectivity but it accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS. The Alcatel 5V is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology.
Alcatel 5V will be available on shopping stores, starting from $199 to $249, that’s about (N70,000 – N85,000).
Full Specification Of Alcatel 5V
・Announced: July, 2018
・Status: Available. July, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: No
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 153.7 x 74.55 x 8.5mm
・Colour: Gray, Blue, Gold
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1500 x 720 pixels
・Pixel Density: 282ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 88%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Quad-core 1.1GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek Helio P22
・Graphics Processing Unit: PowerVR GE8320
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes