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4" Alcatel OneTouch Pixi First is Android at rock bottom in specs and price


Alcatel is not sparing any price points in its newest portfolio of OneTouch Android phones, as usual, including something for the lowest of low tags - the Pixi First. The soapy-shaped handset has a 4-inch display which goes into a 9.7mm chassis that is "amongst the slimmest 4-inch handsets on the market." We are inclined to believe that claim, as there aren't many such Androids still floating around.

The Pixi First is powered by an 1.2 GHz quad-core Spredtrum7731 chipset, has half a gig of RAM, and 4 GB of storage, plus a microSD slot for expansion. The rear camera is 5 MP, but still does 1080p video, and is paired with a 2 MP fixed-focus frontal shooter. The screen resolution sounds rather disappointing with its 480x800 pixels, but, at 4", it should suffice. 

The good news is there is 3G connectivity, and a 1450 mAh battery offering 300 hours standby time and 7 hours talk time should keep the dual SIM Pixi First going for a good while. Alcatel has put some effort in the metallic-looking back covers, which seem shiny, and the Pixi First comes in a choice of four flashy colors:  Soft Slate, Metal Silver, Metal Gold and Rose Gold. The phone will be available soon at what should be a rock bottom double digit price tag, if history is any indication.

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