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Alcatel U5

Alcatel U5
5"
480 x 854 pixels
5 MP
2 MP front
MediaTek
Quad-core, 1100 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
BATTERY: 2050 mAh
MEMORY: 8 GB
Announced: Feb 26, 2017
Market status: Announced
Release date: unknown
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • Low pixel density screen (196 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)

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Description

The Alcatel U5 sports a 5-inch display, quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB internal storage and a slot for microSD. There is a 5-megapixels camera on the back and a 2-megapixels front snapper. The phone is LTE enabled and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (6.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.54 x 2.83 x 0.39 inches (140.7 x 71.8 x 9.95 mm)
  • Features:
    • Touch sensitive control keys

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 854 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 196 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 68.11 %
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Software Features:
      • Digital image stabilization, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 2 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • MediaTek MT6737
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
  • Graphics processor:
      • Mali-T720 MP2
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 2050 mAh

Multimedia

  • Mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • RDS
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • Yes

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • HD Voice:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.2
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 26 Feb 2017

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