TCL has announced two new Alcatel-branded phones at CES 2019 – Alcatel 1x (2019) and Alcatel 1c (2019). The smartphones are successors of last year’s 1X and 1C smartphones. The Alcatel 1c (2019) is an Android Go Edition phone.
The Alcatel 1X (2019) is priced at $120 (Rs 8,430 approx.) / €120 (Rs 9,654 approx.) and will be available in select markets in North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East later this quarter. It comes in Pebble Black and Pebble Blue colours.
The Alcatel 1C (2019) is priced at €70 ($ 80 / Rs 5,635 approx.) and will be available in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Europe in Q1 of this year. It comes in Volcano Black, Enamel Blue and Blush Pink colours.
Alcatel 1X (2019)
The Alcatel 1X (2019) features 5.5-inch HD+ display with 1440 x 720 pixels resolution. The display is covered by Asahi’s Dragontrail Glass (2.5D). The smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. Users can further expand the memory up to 128GB with microSD. It features a fingerprint sensor at the back.
The phone has a dual rear camera setup of 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size and 2-megapixel secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. For the front, it has 5-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture which supports face unlock.
Alcatel 1X (2019) runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) and is backed up by 3000mAh battery. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/ b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. It measures 146.35 x 68.8 x 8.3mm and the weight is 130 grams.
Alcatel 1C (2019)
The Alcatel 1C (2019) sports a 5.3-inch FWVGA+ display with 960 x 480 pixels resolution. It is also covered with a 2.5D Dragontrail glass. It is powered by 1.3GHz Quad-Core SC7731E processor coupled with 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory and expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD.
For the camera, the smartphone has a single 5-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4 aperture and 2-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture.
The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) (Go edition) and has a battery of 2000mAh. It has same connectivity options as of Alcatel 1X (2019). The dimensions are 136.6 x 65.3 x 9.95mm and the weight is 148 grams.