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Alcatel Venture

Alcatel Venture
2.8"
240 x 320 pixels
2 MP
RAM: 0.5 GB
Announced: Mar 13, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Mar 15, 2012
Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM

US carrier availability

Discontinued: U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM memory (0.5 GB RAM)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low pixel density screen (143 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (2 megapixels)

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Description

The Alcatel Venture is an Android 2.3 candybar phone with a full hardware QWERTY keyboard, 2.8-inch color display, 600MHz processor, 2-megapixel camera and all the goodies courtesy of the OS.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.70 x 2.30 x 0.49 inches (119 x 58 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.30 oz (122 g)
      the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
  • Features:
    • Full keyboard
  • Colors:
    • Black

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.8 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 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.

    • 143 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

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

    • 34.81 %
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • 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.

    • Single core, 600 MHz
  • 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.

    • 0.5 GB RAM
  • 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

  • Type:
    • User replaceable
  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1190 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 12.5 days (300 hours)
      the average is 19 days (463 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback

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

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • Yes
  • Wi-Fi:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • 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:
    • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 13 Mar 2012

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This device is also known as Alcatel OneTouch Premiere


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