Alcatel has announced a new addition to its budget friendly smartphone offering. Alcatel A3 XL announced at CES 2017 comes with a massive 6-inch display and the company says it's the first device in its new premium affordable range of devices.
Alcatel A3 XL features a 6-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone houses a quad-core MediaTek MT8735B processor aided by 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. The smartphone also offers expandable storage in the form of microSD card slot. Alcatel A3 XL also sports a rear fingerprint scanner which can be programmed for security and clicking pictures.
"Our audience are those who really live on-the-go, are creative, socially active and are highly engaged with their communities of friends, family and work colleagues. The new Alcatel A3 XL enables them to watch the best HD movies and get an all-round fabulous multimedia experience, including gaming that involves high-volume data transfer. In short, it gives them a lot of bang for their buck. They will enjoy it," said Vittorio Di Mauro, Senior Vice President Smart Connectivity Division, Alcatel.
Alcatel A3 XL offers an 8MP rear shooter with LED flash and supports 720p video recording. There is a 5MP front camera for selfies and video calling. Alcatel A3 XL supports WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG and includes G-sensor, proximity and light sensor. The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery and runs Android 7.0 Nougat.
Alcatel recently introduced Idol 4 in India at Rs 16,999 and the company plans to make A3 XL available in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin American markets in the first quarter of 2017. The smartphone will be extended to European markets in the second quarter.
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