Alcatel A7

The Alcatel A7 is the smaller sibling of the ‘A Series’ smartphones that was announced by Alcatel at the IFA 2017 in Berlin. The Alcatel A7 features quite impressive specs most especially in the camera department where it houses a 16MP rear camera with LED flash. The long-lasting device will dig-out a US$272-sized hole in any buyer’s pocket. Here is a full description of the Alcatel A7.

Alcatel A7 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Display & Design

The Alcatel A7 will feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a display resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels resolution. The A7 comes in a smaller form factor, a plastic frame so to say. It measures 152.7 by 76.5 by 8.95 mm in height, width and thickness respectively.

Camera

The smartphone sports a better camera department when compared to the Alcatel A7 XL. On the rear, it boasts a 16MP camera with dual-tone LED Flash while for the front, it sports an 8MP camera with LED Flash for better images in low-light conditions.

Storage & Processor

It is still unclear as to what processor will power the Alcatel A7 although it is largely expected to be powered by the same 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750S processor that powers its older sibling. The smartphone offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage with microSD support for expanding storage up to 128GB.

Software & Hardware

The Alcatel A7 will run on Android’s Nougat OS, v7.0. The device features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor just beneath the rear camera setup.

Battery & Connectivity

The device will carry a 4000mAh battery under the hood with fast charging support. Connectivity options include; Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n.

Alcatel A7 Full Phone Specifications

Alcatel A7

General

Device Brand Alcatel
Model A7
Announced September 2017
Released Q3 2017 (Expected)
Status Coming

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA
4G Network LTE
SIM Type n/a
SIM Count n/a

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G n/a
Speed HSPA, LTE
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Smartphone
Dimensions 152.7 * 76.5 * 8.95 mm
Weight n/a
Build Plastic frame
Colors Black

Display

Display Type Full HD Capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1920 * 1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density n/a
Touch Screen Yes
Protection No
Features n/a

Camera

16MP camera
n/a
1080p HD Video
Autofocus
  • Rear camera: Yes, Dual-tone LED
  • Front camera: Yes, LED Flash
8MP
n/a

Software

Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
n/a
No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

n/a
Number of Processor Cores Octa-core
CPU Speed 1.5GHz
GPU n/a
3GB
Internal Storage 32GB internal memory
expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor

Connectivity

Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
Infrared No
Wi-Fi WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type USB v2.0
USB On-the Go (OTG) n/a
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion
Capacity 4000mAh
Placement n/a
Standby
Talk Time

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
n/a
No
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

MP4/H.264 player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer

Availability and Price of Alcatel A7 in Europe, Latin America & India

The Alcatel A7 will be available across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa in the third-quarter of 2017 at 229 Euros (US$ 272 / Rs. 17,470). The device comes in Black color only.

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