Alcatel 3L: Features | Pricing | Specs

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All the style of the Alcatel 3 at an even lower price point.

5.9 inches

Display size

720 x 1560px

16GB

Internal storage

13MP + 5MP

Rear camera

3,500 mAh

Battery size

Finder rated as Average vs similar phones

Details

Display

Camera

Physical dimensions

Connectivity

Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.9 inches
Resolution 720 x 1560
Pixels per inch (PPI) 291
Rear camera megapixels 13MP + 5MP
Rear camera aperture size f/2.0 + f/2.4
Video recording 1080p
Front camera megapixels 8MP
Front camera aperture size f/2.0
Dimensions 151.1mm x 69.7mm x 7.99mm
Weight 145g
NFC No
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed Category 4
Processor Snapdragon 429
RAM 2GB
Operating system Android 9
Internal storage

16GB

External storage support Up to 128GB
Battery capacity 3,500mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging No
Launch price (RRP)$0
Alcatel 3L


It's quite common these days for smartphone manufacturers to release less-powerful versions of their phones at a lower price point. This gives the more budget-conscious buyer a means to enjoy most of the latest smartphone features without spending more than they can afford.

Typically, this approach is confined to flagship phones like the Apple iPhone XS/iPhone XR or the Samsung Galaxy S10/Galaxy S10e, but Alcatel has decided to jump on the bandwagon with the Alcatel 3L, a "Lite" version of its Alcatel 3 handset. This is an odd approach seeing as the Alcatel 3 is already a budget handset, but it could make sense if you like the sleek look of the Alcatel 3 yet don't need quite so much power for your day-to-day phone use.

Design

  • 5.9-inch screen
  • Extra-wide 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Minimal notch and bezel means more screen to enjoy

Camera

  • Dual-lens 13MP/5MP rear camera
  • AI scene detection and Beauty mode promise better images for amateur photographers

Performance

  • Snapdragon 429 should have enough grunt for basic tasks
  • 2GB of RAM is likely to bottleneck multi-tasking performance

Battery

  • 3,500mAh battery should easily keep you going all day
  • No fast-charging means long charge times

Pricing and availability

  • Alcatel hasn't announced pricing or availability for the Alcatel 3L yet.

Alcatel 3L specs

Display

Camera

Physical dimensions

Connectivity

Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.9 inches
Resolution 720 x 1560
Pixels per inch (PPI) 291
Rear camera megapixels 13MP + 5MP
Rear camera aperture size f/2.0 + f/2.4
Video recording 1080p
Front camera megapixels 8MP
Front camera aperture size f/2.0
Dimensions 151.1mm x 69.7mm x 7.99mm
Weight 145g
NFC No
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed Category 4
Processor Snapdragon 429
RAM 2GB
Operating system Android 9
Internal storage

16GB

External storage support Up to 128GB
Battery capacity 3,500mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging No

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