Subtle elegance and high usability in a budget smartphone – this is how you can characterize the new Alcatel 3. We checked whether it is worth being interested in.
We live in interesting times. Although you still have to pay a few thousand zlotys for premium smartphones, we can easily buy equipment for several hundred zlotys, which will delight with its elegant design and interesting features. One of them is Alcatel 3 , an extremely versatile hunk that catches the eye with a modern look and with an affordable price .
Beauty in pure beauty
For years, Alcatel has been designing budget telephones with a premium of the premium class, it is no different in this case. Model 3 at a glance resembles high-end equipment and only the specification may reveal that we are dealing with a smartphone for less than PLN 1000 . Unusual form is the biggest advantage of this phone. The back of the casing was covered with a glass coating that beautifully refracts the sun's rays. The front part was dominated by the screen with very slender frames and curved edges 2.5D. There are not many budget smartphones on the market that look so luxurious.
In the land of panoramic screens
The 5.5-inch display has an aspect ratio of 18: 9 , making it ideal for running split-screen two applications simultaneously or watching movies on Netfliks. This design is also very ergonomic – despite the compact size, the phone offers a large work surface. It is also worth noting that the screen works in HD + resolution (1440×720 pixels), which means that it displays more content than smartphones with HD display.
Roomy and efficient
The look itself is not everything, the designers made sure that the Alcatel 3, despite the low price, enjoyed high functionality. We will get a quad-core processor supporting 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB for storing data, all of which will be provided with a 3,000 mAh battery. Fully charged, it will allow you to listen to over 60 hours of music or watch movies for 7.5 hours. If not used intensively, it can last up to two days without being recharged .The most interesting, however, are the technologies that we usually do not see in budget smartphones, such as a fingerprint reader located under the main camera lens or face recognition system that allows for instant unlocking of the phone .
Make your life easier
Despite the budget character, Alcatel 3 knows a few clever tricks. Learn the most important functions that will be at your disposal:Unlock what you want . The smartphone will allow you to save several fingerprints, and assign a different action to each of them. This will allow you to start the application quickly, even when the display is locked. He knows what you look like . An intelligent face recognition system will take care of your safety. It is fast and precise – in half a second it will analyze 106 characteristic points. Quick photos . The fingerprint reader will also work as a shutter release. We can configure it to take a picture with one tap. Thanks to this we will capture the most fleeting moments. Two in one . The camera application will display both the preview of the shot and the last picture taken, both in the 1: 1 format. It will also allow you to quickly share your photography online. Take care of privacy . In Private Mode, we hide apps, photos and documents containing sensitive data that we do not want to share with others. You can get to them after scanning your fingerprint.
According to Stuff
Alcatel 3 was not created to beat premium smartphones in every field. The designers wanted to create a budget device with a versatile application, small size and beautiful appearance and finished up their own. It is an excellent choice for people looking for a cheap and elegant smartphone , which will work in almost every situation. Stuff.pl partner article