Alcatel A3: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Alcatel A3

Alcatel A3
  • Display

    5 inches

    1280 x 720

  • Storage


  • Battery size

    2,460 mAh

Buy at Target

With its 5-inch screen, 8MP camera and built-in fingerprint sensor, the Alcatel A3 delivers basic smartphone features at an affordable price.

The Alcatel A3 is a simple 4G handset with limited features and performance at an accessible price.


  • Fingerprint sensor is a nice addition in a budget phone.
  • Screen resolution is a little on the low side
  • Android 6.0 is getting on in years, but it's still a decent operating system.


  • Standard camera hardware should be fine for most basic photography.
  • Software interpolation is neat but can't compete with higher-resolution lenses.


  • Low-power hardware is as expected for a phone at this price.
  • Standard tasks shouldn't give it too much trouble.


  • Up to 10 hours of talk time and 330 hours on standby.
  • Most users should have no issue getting a full day of use out of a single charge.

Pricing and availability

Alcatel A3

All the basics on a budget

The Alcatel A3 is an affordable entry point into the smartphone world that doesn't compromise on functionality.


  • You can purchase a prepaid Alcatel A3 from Optus for $129, or you can find it even cheaper at retailers like Big W and Woolworths.

Alcatel A3 specs

OS Android 6
Display size (inches) 5
Display resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720
Pixels per inch (PPI) 294
Processor MT6737
Height (mm) 142
Width (mm) 70.5
Depth (mm) 8.6
Weight (g) 465
Battery size (mAh) 2,460
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 16GB
MicroSD expansion 32GB
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 1.5
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 13
Rear camera (1) aperture f/2.0
Rear camera (2) resolution
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 5
Front camera (1) aperture N/A
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed Category 4
NFC support Yes

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