Alcatel OneTouch Flash announced as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo competitor

Alcatel OneTouch Flash announced as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo competitor
The newest Alcatel-branded smartphone is the OneTouch Flash (model number 6042D), a handset that’s been officially introduced in Thailand - where it’s going to be promoted as a Samsung Galaxy Note competitor.

Alcatel’s promo video for the OneTouch Flash shows the handset personified as an Android robot that fights an evil-looking “Note.” Obviously, the Flash wins in the end, helped by some of its allegedly superior features. Alcatel is pitting its new device against the Note 3 Neo, not against the high-end Note 3: as you’ll see in the video, OneTouch Flash’s opponent has a 3100 mAh battery, just like the Note 3 Neo (and unlike the Note 3, which comes with a 3200 mAh battery). 

Regardless of what handsets it’s going to compete with, the Alcatel OneTouch Flash runs Android 4.4 KitKat, and features a 5.5-inch IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels, an octa-core 1.4GHz MediaTek processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of expandable internal memory. There’s a 13 MP camera on the back, and a 5 MP front-facing camera with a “smart beauty” function for better selfies. The new smartphone also comes with Hotknot, which is an NFC alternative developed by MediaTek.

The Alcatel OneTouch Flash should be available to buy in Thailand starting September 8 for an unknown price (a low one, we assume). Most likely, the handset will be released in other markets shortly after that.



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24 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Here come the "Give me the woman instead!" comments...

2. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Give me the phone:P

6. aksa123

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

She's actually a dude ....

9. DirtyDan23

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

I'll take both ;)

3. Obie-Wan

Posts: 110; Member since: May 24, 2012

Uhhh.... dat curve~! (@_@)

17. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Big melons.

4. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1246; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

WOW... Its nice flash(ing) and beautifully huge... Wants everyone to touch once and so the name oneTouch...?? ;P

5. certifiedwomanizer

Posts: 16; Member since: Aug 25, 2013

Uhh I can't see the actual phone.. so.. many... distraction...

7. hurrycanger

Posts: 1759; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Blue i-Flash is fighting the red Note... and its own creator. So... is this i-Flash supposed to go against Alcatel or what? xD

8. spyhartigan

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

I think It looks like XiaoMi Redmi Note...not the note 3 Neo.....

15. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Now that you mention it, why hasn't the Redmi Note receive an Android 4.4 update yet?

10. f35hunter

Posts: 238; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Nice phone but the mediatek will be the deal killer!

14. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

What would be a killer for me is the menu button... I freaking hate physical or on screen menu buttons!

11. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

what phone?

12. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

does it even have a stylus...? don't see any... also use of (door) sounds from Doom 1, kinda pathetically trying too hard.

13. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

I don't know what it is with some of these companies that like to try to advertise their brand with sexualized marketing. Come up with something more clever and effective for selling your product.

21. SeanContra

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 24, 2014

*all of these companies Everyone does it. Because sex sells. It's a popular marketing practice from a very long time. Glad you noticed, sir.

16. mturby unregistered

whats wrong with these people, dont they have real girls over there?

18. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

She's still pretty, I've seen uglier than her.

20. SeanContra

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 24, 2014

Yeah but real girls have real... Bodies. Know what I'm sayin? :) Alcatel, not so much. Sad though,... Once a pioneer in the telephone industry, now they're just... Sad....

19. Phonecall01 unregistered

Looks pretty nice! I wouldn't mind getting my hands on one. ...Oh and the phone is OK too..!

24. SeanContra

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 24, 2014

Phone? What phone?

22. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

It's a guy... :-)

23. droidmanX

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 25, 2014

This phone is no match to Note 3 Neo. I own Note 3 Neo SM-N750 and it is a beast. Note 3 Neo is 5.5 inches tall, 2 GB RAM, 16GB in built memory and expandable upto even 64GB with 3100 mah. Battery life is excellent if not the best. I get nearly 10 hours of SOT over 2 and half days. (60 hours) Without root, without flight mode , without auto brightness, without power saving mode. Previously I was getting 5 to 6 and half hours of SOT over 5/7 days. But now I get much better Screen on Time. It is affordable and all rounder in every aspect. Plays all games, no lag or overheating at all. Charging takes 1 and half hours or even less to reach 100%. Hexacore processor with 2 GBM Ram with stylus that has amazing features. It is one hell of a phone. I am not so sure this phone can compete with Note 3 Neo in anyway.

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