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

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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8 Comments

1. iusshpandeh

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

Better than iPhone 5! Haha!

2. bohdan4ik13

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

233.24 PPI - not bad for budget phone, but half a gig RAM may be disappointing.

3. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Ugh just no lol what is this? 2009?

4. Michael.Parker

Posts: 273; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

If it's under $50 it'll be alright for those who just want something that does the basics.

5. Fuego84

Posts: 357; Member since: May 13, 2012

Hell I need something even cheaper. I have a note 4 with T-mobile $80 unlimited that I use as my main and a AT&T Nokia 520 that I pay $60 a month for as well but only use it when my work takes me to the city limits outside the T-mobile coverage and even then I mostly only use it as a hotspot (Internet sharing). But I need another AT&T go phone cause my Nokia 520's hotspot and wifi and camera just stopped working.

6. Swordylove

Posts: 209; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

Buying a basic feature phone would be wiser than this garbage. Less than 1 GB of RAM or 8GB of internal storage is unacceptable now even for dirt cheap budget smartphone.

7. epdm2be

Posts: 816; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

IF those bloody shops would still sell a decent feature-phone! Damn I miss those sony-ericsons K750i/K800i/K810 from years past. Easy to use, tons of features, great camera and they'd last for days on a single charge. Unlike the crap of today with its ridiculous high resolution screens, anorexic profile and puny batteries.

8. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

This would have been a flagship... in 2010.

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