Alcatel 3V smartphone with 2:1 display, dual cameras coming to America for $150

The Alcatel 3V is a smartphone with a 6 inch,  2160 x 1080 pixel display, a MediaTek MT8735A quad-core ARM CortexA3 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. It’s not a high-end phone by any means, but this budget device has a few premium touches including dual cameras with support for portrait-mode photos, support […]

TCL introduces Alcatel 5, 3, and 1 smartphones (and tablets)

The Alcatel 1X smartphone with Android Go isn’t the only new Alcatel phone launching at Mobile World Congress this weekend. Alcatel’s parent company TCL is also unveiling a new flagship phone called the Alcatel 5, plus several more phones that will be sold under the mid-range Alcatel 3 and entry-level Alcatel 1 lines. All of […]

Alcatel Idol 5S launches for $279 (or $200 for Amazon Prime members)

Most of the phones in Alcatel’s lineup may be entry-level devices, but the company’s Idol family of phones typically offer strong specs at affordable prices… and the new Alcatel Idol 5S is no exception. It features a 5.2 inch full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. While […]

Alcatel Flash is a 4-camera smartphone (2 front, 2 rear)

Over the past few years we’ve seen a lot of phones with dual-camera systems. Usually those cameras are on the back of a phone. Sometimes they’re on the front. And they can be used to let you do things like adjust the depth, color, or zoom level of photos. But TCL’s latest phone goes a […]

Amazon Prime Exclusive phones now include $185 Moto G5 Plus and $60 Alcatel A30

Willing to put up with some ads and Amazon apps pre-loaded on your smartphone in order to save up to $50? For the past year or so Amazon has been selling a handful of “Prime Exclusive” phones which fit that description. Now Amazon is adding two new models to the lineup: the recently announced Moto […]