The Alcatel 1B 2020 is the most affordable of them all. The smartphone is also the least among the four mid-range smartphones that were announced by Alcatel this year. The good news is that the Alcatel 1B still runs on the latest Android 10.0. The memory is average as well as the battery and the camera. Sadly there is no fingerprint on this one.
Alcatel 1B 2020 Space Summary
- Announced: –
- Alcatel 1B 2020 Release Date: Alcatel 1B 2020
- Dimensions: 146.1 x 71.6 x 9.9 mm (5.75 x 2.82 x 0.39 in)
- Weight: 168 g (5.93 oz)
- Sim Card: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 5.5 inches, 78.1 cm2 (~74.6% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~293 ppi density)
- Operating System: Android 10.0 (Go edition)
- Chipset: Qualcomm QM215 (28 nm)
- CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 308
- Internal Memory: 16GB 2GB RAM
- Expandable Memory: microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
- Rear Camera: 13 MP
- Selfies Camera: 5 MP
- USB: MicroUSB 2.0
- Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity
- Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
- Colors: Prime Black, Pine Green
In terms of body design, the Alcatel 1B is not looking that bad though. The phone ditch the notch, instead it comes with small bezels both on the top and bottom of the screen. The Alcatel 1B is built with plastic. It has a body dimension of 146.1 x 71.6 x 9.9 mm and weighs 168 grams.
On the front, the device has an onscreen navigation button which is a good thing. It has a screen display size of 5.5 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, an 18:9 ratio, and 293 PPI density. You will also get display protection on the phone as well.
On the camera department, the Alcatel has a combo camera configuration. On the back, it has a single rear camera of 13 MP wide. The camera features LED flash, HDR and can also shoot 1080p@30fps video resolution. For selfies, the Alcatel 1B has a front camera of 5MP which is also for video calling.
Hardware And Software
The Alcatel 1B packs a Qualcomm QM215 chipset built on 28nm process technology with a quad-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.3 GHz. It has Adreno 308 to take care of graphics related issues and gaming. Booting the phone is the latest Android 10.0 operating system out of the box with the device customize the user interface on top.
Storage Capacity And Sensors
The Alcatel 1B 2020 has an internal storage of 16GB with 2GB RAM for a smooth performance. The memory is expandable via micro SDcard but not beyond 32GB. The sensors on the phone are Accelerometer and proximity.
Battery Power And Network Connectivity
The Alcatel 1B has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3000 mAh without fast charging technology. The juicer should be able to last a full day when fully charged. It comes with dual SIM with a 4G LTE network for fast browsing and downloads. Other connectivity options on the device are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, FM radio and micro USB.
Alcatel 1B 2020 Price And Availability
The Alcatel 1B 2020 is now available for purchase at an affordable price of 60 EUR. It will be shipped in Prime Black, Pine Green with a different model number such as 5002A, 5002D, 5002F, 5002I, 5002M, and 5002X.
The Alcatel 1B is not a smartphone to play a game or multitask. However, the device will handle day to day phone activities with ease. It’s just a budget smartphone that sells under $100. So if your budget is below $100, the Alcatel 1B 2020 will make a wise buy.