Alcatel A7 XL was launched as the bigger variant of the Alcatel A7 smartphone. Yes, the A7 XL comes with a much taller full view display with 18:9 aspect ratio.
It also sports the trendy dual rear camera at the rear. However, it seems there isn’t much of an upgrade underneath, the phone has the same 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space. Lets find out more.
Alcatel A7 XL Key Specs and Features
・6-inch LTPS FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 1920 pixels
・Android 7.1 Nougat with 3GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750S
・32GB built-in storage
・12MP + 2MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
Just like the A7, the A7 XL comes with a similar bold design that was crafted to perfection. The body has a full metal enclosure with sophisticated lines creating a timeless piece of art.
The rear camera, LED flash and fingerprint scanner sits on a vertical train at the top middle. Notwithstanding, it measures 8.7mm in thickness and weighs 175g overall.
You get a bigger display with the A7 XL, it sports the trendy full view display for amazing visuals. Furthermore, the screen offers immersive visuals for full view lovers. Although three navigation buttons sit at the bottom corner.
The screen is a 6-inch FHD LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 367 pixels per inch density. It also stretches up to 76.3% screen-to-body ratio with dragon trail glass on top.
Hardware and Software
The MediaTek MT6750S sits behind the wheels of the chip, it was built on an older 28nm process node and comes with an 8-core processor clocking 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 7.1 Nougat.
Camera And Connectivity
Double the fun, the XL comes with dual 12MP + 2MP shooters. The 2MP second sensor acts as the depth sensor performing Mid-mount VCM, RT-Bokeh, refocus and background substitution. It sports a 5MP selfie shooter at the top bezel with front LED flash.
The A7 XL 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 XL is powered by a non-removable 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology. Alcatel A7 XL is available on shopping stores, starting from $279 to $299, that’s about (N95,000 – N105,000).
Alcatel A7 XL Full Specs
・Announced: October 2017
・Status: Available. December 2017
・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)
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 159.6 x 81.5 x 8.7 mm
・Colour: Metal Black, Metal Blue, Metal Gold, Rose Gold
・Screen Type: LTPS FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
・Pixel Density: 367ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 76.3%
・Operating system: Android 7.1 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: Mediatek MT6750S
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T860MP2
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Face Unlock: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes