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Alcatel Lume

Alcatel Lume
4"
2 MP
MediaTek
Quad-core, 1300 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
MEMORY: 8 GB + MicroSD
BATTERY: 1500 mAh
Announced: Oct 6, 2016
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 12, 2016
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory (1 GB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)

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Description

The Alcatel Lume is an entry-level Android smartphone that sports a small 4-inch display. On the inside, the phone packs a quad-core processor. According to Alcatel, the Lume features “an efficient all-day battery.” The phone is also said to come with “exclusive Polaroid filters,” so users can capture and customize photos with ease thanks to no less than 17 different effects and 13 styles of frames.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (6.0)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.78 x 2.54 x 0.39 inches (121.3 x 64.4 x 9.9 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.16 oz (118 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  • Features:
    • Touch sensitive control keys

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.0 inches
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Software Features:
      • Geo tagging
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Video sharing

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 6580
  • 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, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
  • 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.

      • Mali-400 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:

    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.

    • 8 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.

    • 1500 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable
  • Talk time:
    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1228 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 11.7 days (280 hours)
      the average is 19 days (455 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 2, 5
  • Data:
    • LTE

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • 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.

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

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 06 Oct 2016

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