Alcatel A7 Full Specs Review

Alcatel A7

Alcatel A7 is a lower mid-range smartphone from Alcatel that focuses on battery and the ultimate performance. The A7 allows FHD video streaming and a sharp 16MP rear camera.

Internally, it has an octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. Furthermore, it offers an ultimate performance with its battery and 4G LTE connectivity.

Alcatel A7 Key Specs and Features

・5.5-inch LTPS FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 1920 pixels
・Android 7.0 Nougat with 3GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.5GHz Mediatek MT6750T
・32GB built-in storage
・16MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Battery

Design And Display

Crafted to perfection, the A7 sports a bold design. It boasts of a subtle spin effect and refined accent details. Its metallic painting is simply breathtaking as well.

At the top middle, we can see the rear camera with the LED flash underneath, while the fingerprint scanner completes the train. Furthermore, it measures 9mm in thickness and weighs 164g overall.

Alcatel A7 image

The front is also stunning to look at, it supports FHD video streaming even though it dishes out an older 16:9 aspect ratio screen. It sports two stereo speakers at the top and bottom corner as well.

It’s built around a 5.5-inch FHD LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 401 pixels per inch density. It also stretches up to 71.4% screen-to-body ratio with dragontrail glass on top.

Hardware and Software

The MediaTek MT6750T does the number crunching here, even though it was built on an older 28nm process node it comes with an 8-core processor that clocks at 1.5GHz. While the Mali-T860MP2 GPU handles graphics.

For multitasking, it has 3GB of RAM to multitask through all your apps. In the storage department, you also get the standard 32GB storage space as well. Furthermore, you can upgrade up to 128GB with a memory card, the phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Camera And Connectivity

The device sports a crystal clear 16MP rear shooter with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), f/2.0 aperture, 1/3″ sensor size, Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama and other internal features. It also shoots 1080p videos @30fps. For selfies, it sports an 8MP selfie shooter at the top bezel with front LED flash.

The Alcatel A7 supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIM. It has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.

Battery And Availability

The Alcatel A7 is powered by a non-removable 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology. Alcatel A7 is available on shopping stores, starting from $249.

Alcatel A7 Full Specifications

LAUNCH
・Announced: September 2017
・Status: Available. October 2017

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)

DESIGN
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 152.7 x 76.5 x 9 mm
・Colour: Metal Black
・Weight: 164g

・Screen Type: LTPS FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 5.5-inch
・Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
・Pixel Density: 401ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 71.4%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6750T
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T860MP2

STORAGE
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・RAM: 3GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 16MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Face Unlock: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・USB: 2.0
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 4000mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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