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Alcatel 1 Series

Alcatel 1CProcessor: Mediatek MT6580M, Mediatek MT6739, Mediatek MT8321
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP, ARM Mali-400 MP2, Imagination PowerVR GE8100
Display: 5 inch, 5.3 inch, 7 inch, 10.1 inch
Weight: 0.134kg, 0.15kg, 0.151kg, 0.245kg, 0.415kg
Price: 100, 110 euro
Average Score: 60.47% - poor
Average of 10 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 48%, features: 52%, display: 71%
mobility: 77%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 97%

 

Alcatel 1T 10

The Alcatel 1T 10 is a budget tablet that sports an IPS display with 800 x 1,280 pixels resolution, quad-core processor and 16 GB expandable storage. It is aimed for entry-level users who need a tablet for casual usage such as watching videos, checking emails, reading ebooks and run fewer demanding apps. It's hard to get excited about tablets that feature such low-end spec as the Alcatel 1T range, but the prices are low, so they will suit those looking for a simple experience or want something to entertain their kids. The tablet feels cheap on hand, but its price is low enough that users may just let it get away with it. The Alcatel 1T tablet comes with simple designs, but neither feels premium in the hand. Each has a plastic back that is reminiscent of Amazon Fire tablets. The company refers to it as 'raw material', but don't expect anything that feels luxurious in hand here. In terms of color choice, a user can choose from Premium Black or Blueish Black. The Alcatel 1T 10 has a larger display at 10.1-inch with dimensions of 255 x 155 x 9.35 mm and a weight of 415 g, which means it's not easy to hold in one hand. But you've got a lot more screen real estate which should make watching a video or doing general tasks easier. As for hardware specifications, it has MediaTek's MT8321 quad-core chipset with 1 GB of RAM onboard. It will seem like an okay experience for users, but don't expect these tablets to handle high-end games or lots of apps running at the same time. As for storage, the 1T 10 comes with 16 GB (11 GB to use after the OS is installed). That's not enough for most tablet users, so if a user wants one of these, it is recommended to put in a microSD card. The tablet is compatible with cards up to 128 GB. As for software, the 1T 10 run the latest Android 8.1 Oreo software right out of the box. Whether Alcatel will manage to keep them up to date with software upgrades in the future remains to be seen, but it's great to have the latest software already running on here. The inclusion of an ‘Eye Care Mode’ (designed to reduce the effects of blue light) and a ‘Kids Mode’ is a plus. The latter of which is a version of the operating system designed with younger users in mind. Not only does this mode offer a selection of pre-installed apps and games suitable for younger users, but it also comes with additional settings to allow parents to pre-set various aspects such as usage limits. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Alcatel 1T 10Notebook: Alcatel 1T 10
Processor: Mediatek MT8321
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixels
Weight: 0.415kg
Price: 110 euro
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74.7% Alcatel 1T 10 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
The Alcatel 1T 10 is a very light 10-inch tablet in the lower price segment. However, due to its affordable price you have to lower your sights considerably in terms of its features.
Hands on: Alcatel 1T review
Source: Techradar English
The latest Alcatel tablets feel cheap, but they also have low enough prices that you may just let them get away with it.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/26/2018

 

Alcatel 1T 7

Specifications

Alcatel 1T 7Notebook: Alcatel 1T 7
Processor: Mediatek MT8321
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 7 inch, 16:10, 1024 x 600 pixels
Weight: 0.245kg
Price: 100 euro
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Hands on: Alcatel 1T review
Source: Techradar English
The latest Alcatel tablets feel cheap, but they also have low enough prices that you may just let them get away with it.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 02/26/2018
Alcatel 1T je nový ultra levný tablet. Potěší Android Go a pouzdro s klávesnicí
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Positive: Low price; support waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/31/2018

 

Alcatel 1X

Specifications

Alcatel 1XNotebook: Alcatel 1X
Processor: Mediatek MT6739
Graphics Adapter: Imagination PowerVR GE8100
Display: 5.3 inch, 18:9, 960 x 480 pixels
Weight: 0.151kg
Price: 100 euro
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Average Score: 57.75% - poor
Average of 4 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

56% Alcatel 1X review, an Android Go phone on a budget that keeps you waiting
Source: Android Guys English
In the end, the Alcatel 1X isn’t a fast phone, it’s not great at taking photos, but it is a quality phone for the price. There aren’t many $100 phones that offer an 18:9 aspect ratio and a fingerprint scanner, let alone both. Even though the specs are less than impressive, the use of Android Go helps squeeze out a little extra performance over others that run traditional Android.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 56% price: 70% performance: 30% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%
Alcatel 1X
Source: PC Mag English
The Alcatel 1X is a basic unlocked Android phone that costs less than $100, but it makes a number of sacrifices to achieve that low price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/03/2018
40% Alcatel 1X: An affordable budget device humbled by ambition
Source: Good Gear Guide English
If you’re looking for a throwaway device with all the functionality that modern Android offers, this’ll tick that box - but it won’t look pretty.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 40%
60% Alcatel 1X review: It's Android Go time
Source: Android Central English
Finally, if $100 is the price you can afford to pay and you want a phone that can do more than calls and SMS from that T9 keyboard, the 1X is a godsend. Literally. Android Go may be designed for that emerging market that companies like to talk about condescendingly from a stage, but it's also a boon for plenty of people in the west as a phone they can afford or as a backup to keep around in case that expensive model meets the pavement and cracks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Hands on: Alcatel 1X review
Source: Techradar English
The Alcatel 1X offers those on a super low budget a relatively big screen smartphone experience without too much compromise.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/26/2018
Alcatel 1X Günstig, aber nicht hässlich
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/11/2019
75% Recensione Alcatel 1X
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 80% features: 75% display: 65% mobility: 70% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%

 

Alcatel 1

Specifications

Alcatel 1Notebook: Alcatel 1
Processor: Mediatek MT6739
Graphics Adapter: Imagination PowerVR GE8100
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 960 x 480 pixels
Weight: 0.134kg
Price: 100 euro
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Average Score: 49.75% - bad
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

20% Alcatel 1 Review: Terrible performance and features all rolled into 1
Source: Toptenreviews English
You could say this phone has a certain 'je ne sais quoi’, because we don't know what would make anyone buy it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 20%
50% Alcatel 1 Android Go
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Alcatel 1 is a well-built phone, available for an eye-catching sub-£100 price. However, the quality of its display and the level of its performance simply don’t make the grade.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 50%
59% Recensione Alcatel 1 – Android Go e prezzo realmente basso
Source: Techzilla.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 59% price: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
70% Alcatel 1 5033D - Экономия, стабильность и приятные сюрпризы. Обзор смартфона на Android Go
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Alcatel 1C

Specifications

Alcatel 1CNotebook: Alcatel 1C
Processor: Mediatek MT6580M
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 5.3 inch, 18:9, 960 x 480 pixels
Weight: 0.15kg
Price: 100 euro
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Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

100% Alcatel 1C 3G. At $89 the lowest cost smartphone (Review)
Source: Gadgetguy English
Welcome to perhaps the most surprising smartphone of 2018. And it can be yours for 8.9% of those $1,000 flagships we all covet.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 100% performance: 100% workmanship: 100%

 

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Alcatel:

The former French manufacturer of telecommunication equipment merged to Alcatel-Lucent in 2006. Several business segments were sold to other companies, so the Alcatel brand is now used by various companies. The Chinese company TCL uses the brand names "Alcatel One Touch" and "Alcatel Idol" for smartphones and tablets.

The market share in the smartphone + tablet segment is very small, but there are quite some recent reviews in different languages. The ratings are average (as of 2016).


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

ARM Mali-400 MP: OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics card for ARM SoCs that is scaleable from one to four fragment processors and has got one vertex processor. Mainly used in conjunction with ARM A9 cores in tablets and smartphones.ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Imagination PowerVR GE8100: Integrated graphics card for entry level ARM SoCs. Smallest variant of the Series8XE series of GPUs (GE8xx0) with a peak fillrate of only one pixel/clock.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Mediatek:

MT8321: Entry level SoC that integrates a Cortex-A7 quad-core CPU at up to 1.3 GHz (32 Bit), a ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU at up to 500 MHz, a EDGE / HSPA+ / WDCDMA radio and 802.11 b/g/n WiFi.MT6739: Entry level quad core soc (4x Cortex-A53 at up to 1.5 GHz) with an integrated LTE modem (Cat. 4 DL / Cat 5 UL), Wifi and PowerVR GE8100 GPU.MT6580M: Quad-core SoC (4x Cortex-A7 at 1.3 GHz) for tablets and smartphones.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.134 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.415 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


60.47%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-04-13)