It’s a phone that you’d buy if you were cash-strapped. You can buy cheaper handsets than the Pop 4, but not many with this feature set.
- It’s affordable
- Simple design
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Good battery life
- Slow processor means low performance
- Ordinary camera
- No colour choices
Alcatel’s Pop 4 is an inexpensive phone, and while it’s no superstar, its general performance is acceptable for its asking price.
Alcatel’s main forte is in affordable phones for the general audience, rather than show-stopping premium handsets that wow with features but take your breath away with high price points. The Pop 4, which was exclusive to Optus in Australia, exemplifies this thinking, with a price of only $119.
- Basic but inoffensive
- Android 6.0 remains a good choice for budget handsets
- Basic functionality very much in line with its price tag
- Generally weak performance all around
- Multi-tasking tends to bring it to its figurative knees
- Easy all-day battery thanks to its low-power components
- A plain and simple phone for those on a budget
Pricing and availability
Alcatel Pop 4
Simple and affordable
The Alcatel Pop 4 is a low-cost handset for those who only need basic smartphone functionality.
- You can find the Alcatel Pop 4 selling for around $100 on eBay.
Alcatel Pop 4 specs
Power, storage and battery
|Display size||5 inches|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||267|
|Rear camera megapixels||8MP|
|Rear camera aperture size||N/A|
|Front camera megapixels||5MP|
|Front camera aperture size||N/A|
|Dimensions||140.7mm x 71.4mm x 7.99mm|
|Network category speed||Category 4|
|Operating system||Android 6|
|External storage support||Up to 32GB|
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