Alcatel Pop 4 review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Alcatel Pop 4

Alcatel Pop 4
  • Display

    5 inches


  • Storage

    8GB

  • Battery size

    2,500 mAh

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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.

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 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.

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

Simple and affordable

The Alcatel Pop 4 is a low-cost handset for those who only need basic smartphone functionality.

Promoted

  • You can find the Alcatel Pop 4 selling for around $100 on eBay.

Alcatel Pop 4 specs

Display

Camera

Physical dimensions

Connectivity

Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI) 267
Rear camera megapixels 8MP
Rear camera aperture size N/A
Video recording 720p
Front camera megapixels 5MP
Front camera aperture size N/A
Dimensions 140.7mm x 71.4mm x 7.99mm
Weight 156g
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed Category 4
Processor MSM8909
RAM 1
Operating system Android 6
Internal storage

8GB

External storage support Up to 32GB
Battery capacity 2,500mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging No

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