Alcatel Pop 4 review: Pricing, specs, features rated | Finder

5 inches

Display size

8GB

Internal storage

8 MP

Rear camera

2,500 mAh

Battery size

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Details

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
267 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
8MP
Rear camera aperture size
N/A
Video recording
720p
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
N/A

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
140.7mm x 71.4mm x 7.99mm
Weight
156g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 4

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MSM8909
RAM
1GB
Operating system
Android 6
Internal storage
8GB
External storage support
Up to 32GB
Battery capacity
2,500mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$0
Launch date2016-02
Alcatel Pop 4

The good

  • It’s affordable
  • Simple design
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Good battery life

The bad

  • Slow processor means low performance
  • Ordinary camera
  • No colour choices
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.

Design

  • Basic but inoffensive
  • Android 6.0 remains a good choice for budget handsets

Camera

  • Basic functionality very much in line with its price tag

Performance

  • Generally weak performance all around
  • Multi-tasking tends to bring it to its figurative knees

Battery life

  • Easy all-day battery thanks to its low-power components

Verdict

  • A plain and simple phone for those on a budget

Pricing and availability

Alcatel Pop 4 specs

Display

Display Size
5 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
267 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
8MP
Rear camera aperture size
N/A
Video recording
720p
Front camera megapixels
5MP
Front camera aperture size
N/A

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
140.7mm x 71.4mm x 7.99mm
Weight
156g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 4

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MSM8909
RAM
1GB
Operating system
Android 6
Internal storage
8GB
External storage support
Up to 32GB
Battery capacity
2,500mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
No
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

Compare SIM-only plans for the Alcatel Pop 4

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Monthly winner: Data
Circles.Life 100GB for $38 SIM-only Plan
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • New customers get over 20% off for 12 months - pay $30/mth, then $38/mth onwards. T&Cs apply. Ends 30.04.2021, 9pm AEDT
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$30
per month
100GB
Data
felix Subscription $35 1 month
SIM-Only - Subscription
No contract
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
No download limit
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$35
per month
No download limit
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
Dodo Mobile SIM-only 36GB $30 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
36GB
Data
$30
per month
36GB
Data
Moose 35.80 50GB 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$35.80
per month
50GB
Data
$35.80
per month
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Circles.Life 20GB for $28 SIM-only Monthly Plan
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • New customers get 50GB data and over 20% off for 12 months - pay $22/mth, then $28/mth onwards. T&Cs apply. Ends 30.04.2021, 9pm AEDT.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$22
per month
50GB
Data
TPG Super Value Large 40GB $29.99 1 Month
SIM-Only - Prepaid
No contract
  • New customers pay $15/month for the first 3 months, then $29.99/month.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$15
per month
40GB
Data
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