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.
- 1 Alcatel A7 Specifications, Review and Highlights
- 1.1 Display & Design
- 1.2 Camera
- 1.3 Storage & Processor
- 1.4 Software & Hardware
- 1.5 Battery & Connectivity
- 2 Alcatel A7 Full Phone Specifications
- 2.1 General
- 2.2 Network
- 2.3 Data
- 2.4 Design
- 2.5 Display
- 2.6 Camera
- 2.7 Software
- 2.8 Hardware
- 2.9 Connectivity
- 2.10 Battery
- 2.11 Messaging
- 2.12 Media
- 2.13 Other Features
- 3 Availability and Price of Alcatel A7 in Europe, Latin America & India
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.
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
|Released||Q3 2017 (Expected)|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|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)|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Dimensions||152.7 * 76.5 * 8.95 mm|
|Display Type||Full HD Capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1920 * 1080 pixels|
|1080p HD Video|
|Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)|
|Number of Processor Cores||Octa-core|
|Internal Storage||32GB internal memory|
|expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor|
|Yes, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Wi-Fi||WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||USB v2.0|
|USB On-the Go (OTG)||n/a|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
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.