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Alcatel A30

Alcatel A30
5"
720 x 1280 pixels
8 MP
5 MP front
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
Quad-core, 1100 MHz
RAM: 2 GB
MEMORY: 16 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 2460 mAh
Announced: Jul 24, 2017
Market status: Released
Release date: Apr 19, 2017
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

  • Lightweight phone

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

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Description

Running Android 7 Nougat, the Alcatel A30 sports a 5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor clocked at 1.1 GHz. There's 2 GB of RAM on board, in addition to 16 GB of expandable storage space. The new smartphone further comes with speakers on the front, an 8 MP rear camera, and a 5 MP front-facing cam.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (7.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.59 x 2.76 x 0.33 inches (142 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.19 oz (147 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  • Colors:
    • Black

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 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.

    • 294 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 69.24 %
  • Features:
    • Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 5 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.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 8909
  • 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-A7, 32-bit, 28 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 304
  • 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.

    • 2 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 16 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 2460 mAh
  • Talk time:
    • 15.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1228 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.4 days (250 hours)
      the average is 19 days (455 h)

Multimedia

  • Screen mirroring:
    • Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 4, 13
  • Data:
    • LTE
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes
  • VoLTE:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.1
  • 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. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 24 Jul 2017

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Quick Start Guide, EUP Charger w/o wire (5V/1A), Data Cable

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