Alcatel have taken the opportunity to introduce their latest smartphones the A7 and IDOL5 at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany. All at On-Site Connect are impressed with the phones which have focused on improving user-experience, battery-life and performance.

Alcatel A7

As stated, the A7 has been designed with performance and battery-life in mind. Alcatel have confirmed “A7 can handle whatever you throw at it, from the most graphic-heavy games, to Full HD video streaming, to extreme multitasking” (Alcatel, n.d.).  To compliment the high level-performance the A7 is equipped with a 4,000 mAh battery life which is claimed to offer 22 hours talk time and 8 hours video. Alcatel have stated “When you do (eventually) need a boost, get it in an instant with fast charging and you’ll be good to go 2x faster” (Alcatel, n.d.).

Phone specifications

  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Screen: 5.5 Full HD
  • CPU: Octa-core up to 1.6ghz
  • RAM: 3GB
  • ROM: 32GB
  • Rear-camera: 16MP
  • Front-camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh

Alcatel IDOL5

The IDOL5 is designed to a high standard. Alcatel claim “glass meets metal in the sleek design of the IDOL5. With its slim, 7.5mm metal shell, it provides a solid, streamlined feel in both your hand and pocked while the curved 2.5D display adds a touch of sophistication.” (Alcatel, n.d.) The IDOL5 like the A7 has also vastly improved the battery life by adding fast-charging and user experience adding Joy UI.

Phone specifications

  • OS: Android
  • Screen: 5.2 Full HD
  • CPU frequency: 8×1.3GHz
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal memory: 16GB
  • Rear-camera: 16MP
  • Front-camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 2800mAh

References

Alcatel. (n.d.). Alcatel A7. Retrieved from Alcatel: http://www.alcatel-mobile.com/gb/a7

Alcatel. (n.d.). IDOL5. Retrieved from Alcatel: http://www.alcatel-mobile.com/gb/idol-5