Just last week, Alcatel showcased three handsets — Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V and Alcatel 5 — at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018). And now, the company has launched a new budget handset called the Alcatel 3C in Italy.
Bearing a prce tag of EUR 129.99, this is the first handset from the company to go official.
The highlight of the 3C smartphone is its 18:9 aspect ratio 6-inch HD+ bezel-less display of 720×1440 pixels resolution. It has a screen to body ratio of 76%. The handset is powered by quad-core MediaTek MT8321 processor paired with 1GB of RAM. It has 16GB internal storage and a microSD card support as well (maximum capacity unspecified).
For imaging duties, the Alcatel 3C has an 8MP rear camera with features like autofocus and flash and on the front, it has 5MP fixed focus front camera. Backed by a 3,000mAh battery, it offers 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, and GPS as connectivity options. It measures 161x76x7.9mm and weighs 169g.
The newly launched Alcatel 3C has the bezel-less display in common with the three handsets handsets showcased in CES. The Alcatel 1X is the most affordable, 3V is a mid-segment smartphone and the Alcatel 5 is the most expensive of all the three. The Alcatel 3V and 5 both come with a dual rear camera setup while the 1X has a single rear camera module.