Alcatel Mobile launched its Alcatel U5 series of smartphones along with other devices earlier in the year at the MWC event in Barcelona, and the company has now announced an upgraded version of the phone, the Alcatel U5 HD which comes with advanced features at a slightly higher price.
Alcatel U5 HD Specifications, Review and Highlights
Design & Display
The Alcatel U5 HD features a 5.0-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1280 * 720 (HD). It has a cool design, uses capacitive navigation keys and has a curved back panel which aids easy grip.
Storage & Processor
The U5 HD comes with 1GB of RAM which its Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737 uses to run its operations smoothly. The smartphone has 8GB of internal storage and allows you to add extra storage capacity up to 128GB by using a microSD card.
An 8MP camera which has autofocus and is assisted by a LED flash takes care of main photography at the rear, while its 5MP front camera is assisted by a selfie flash to make sure your happy moments are never dull.
The smartphone also has numerous camera features like HDR, EIS, Instant Collage, Face Mask, Face Show, Selfie Album and Face Beauty to make your photography experience worth the while.
Battery & Connectivity
The Alcatel U5 HD runs on a 2200mAh battery which offers 4 hours of talk time and 200 hours of standby. It comes with dual SIM slots and supports 4G LTE.
The Alcatel U5 HD runs on the immediate past latest version of the Android OS, Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.
Alcatel U5 HD Full Phone Specifications
|Announced||August 22, 2017|
|Status||Coming | Announced (No price details)|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|SIM Type||Micro-SIM, dual standby|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|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||Up to 300/50 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Build||Metal aluminium design|
|Colors||White & Black|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 * 1280 pixels|
|Pixel Density||~294 ppi pixel density|
|Autofocus, HDR, EIS, Instant Collage|
|Yes, LED flash (Primary & Secondary)|
|Face Mask, Face Show, Selfie Album, and Face Beauty|
|Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)|
|64-bit MediaTek MT6737|
|Expandable up to 128 GB (microSD) [dedicated]|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Light sensor|
|Yes, Bluetooth v4.0|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB Type||Yes; USB v2.0|
|USB On-the Go (OTG)||Yes|
|Talk Time||4 hours|
|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|
|– MP4/H.264 player |
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Availability and Price of Alcatel U5 HD in China & India
The Alcatel U5 HD comes in White and Black colour versions and would be available for sale at a to-be-announced details. As at the time this post was written, price details of the smartphone were unknown.