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Alcatel 5 Specs

Alcatel 5 Specs

Date Released: 2018, February

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
BodyDimensions152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm (6.00 x 2.80 x 0.33 in)
Weight144 g (5.08 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimary12 MP (f/2.2, 1/2.9", 1.25µm), autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
SecondaryDual: 13 MP (f/2.0, 1.4 μm) + 5 MP, 1080p
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 128 GB
Internal32 GB, 3 GB RAM (5086D/Y) or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (5086A)
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Available ColorMetallic Gold, Metallic Black
PlatformOSAndroid 7.1 (Nougat)
ChipsetMediatek MT6750
CPUOcta-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio, wireless FM
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
NFCYes (5086Y only)
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

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Alcatel 5 Review

Among all the smartphone that released by the manufacturer Alcatel, this phone is one of the good and has competitive features. It is the Alcatel 5 an android phone that is now available on the market. It was announced last February 2018 along with the other latest Alcatel smartphone. It is a dual Nano SIM card that supports up to 4 G LTE network band. It has a dimension of 152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm (6.00 x 2.80 x 0.33 in) and weighing 144g.

Alcatel 5 Specs has a 5.7 inches full-screen view display and built with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It is a multitouch phone that has a resolution display of 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio and 282PPi density. The Operating System is based on the version for Android 7.1 Nougat and powered by a processor of 1.5 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750 with a GPU of Mali-T860MP2. It is the first Alcatel smartphone that has an Octa-core processor in the year 2018. It has two variations of memory storage such as 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory and 2 GB RAM with 16 GB internal memory. It is supported by external memory storage up to 128 GB capacity.

The Alcatel 5 Specs primary camera has 12 MP f/2.2 with autofocus and dual-LED dual-tone flash. Along with the additional camera features of Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. While the front camera or the secondary has a dual lens of 13 MP f/2.0 + 5 MP, 1080p. It is quite unique since most of the time the primary has the dual lens and the secondary usually take the single lens. This is also one of the highlights of the phone. As for the video recording, it has a quality of 1080p@30fps.

It has a dedicated mic for noise cancellation. It will help to deliver a nice quality of sounds, especially during call time. The connectivity features are WIFI with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS), NFC, Fm radio (wireless FM), and USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. It has also a fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted) that can be found at the back of the device. The battery is non-removable Li-Ion that has the capacity of 3000 mAh. It doesn’t support with fast charging features. The color variations of the device are Metallic Gold and Metallic Black. The official price for the phone is about 230 EUR or Php 14,825.34 converted into Philippine money.

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  • 5.7 inches Full-screen view display
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750
  • Memory storage of 3 GB RAM/ 32 GB internal memory and 2 GB RAM/16 GB internal memory
  • Primary camera has 12 MP f/2.2 that has autofocus features and dual-LED dual-tone flash
  • Dual lens secondary camera (front): 12MP f/2.2 + 5 MP, 1080p
  • Dedicated mic for noise cancellation
  • USB Type-C 2.0
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted)


  • Low-quality of resolution display
  • No Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Non-removable battery
  • No fast charging features