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Alcatel 1S (2020)


Alcatel 1S (2020)
Alcatel 1S (2020) (1 Series)
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
PowerVR GE8320, Core: 600 MHz
3 GB 
6.22 inch 19:9, 1520 x 720 pixel 270 PPI, Capacitive touch screen, 5 touch points, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 23.2 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5-mm-Klinkenbuchse, Card Reader: microSD up to 128 GB (FAT, FAT32 and exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Acceleration and proximity sensor, e-compass, OTG, UKW-Radio
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1,800 and 1,900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (Band 1, 2, 5 and 8), LTE Cat. 4 (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38 and 40), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.45 x 158.7 x 74.6 ( = 0.33 x 6.25 x 2.94 in)
4000 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 34 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 30 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 596 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 586 h
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 13 MPix (OV13B10, 1/3.06", 1.12 μm, f/1.8, 77.6 °, 5 lens elements) + 5 MPix (ultra wide angle, GC5035, 1/5", 1.12 μm, f/2.2, 114.9 °, 4 lens elements) + 2 MPix (macro, GC2385, 1/5", 1.65 μm, f/2.4, 84 °, 3 lens elements), EIS, Full HD video
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix (GC5035, 1/5", 1.12 μm, f/2.2)
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speakers, Keyboard: Virtual, Power supply unit (10 W), USB cable, headset (3.5 mm), documentation, 24 Months Warranty, Head SAR: 0.90 W/kg, body SAR: 1.44 W/kg, single-band GNSS: GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo and SBAS, fanless
165 g ( = 5.82 oz / 0.36 pounds), Power Supply: 64 g ( = 2.26 oz / 0.14 pounds)
129 Euro



Average Score: 61.6% - poor
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 29%, features: 49%, display: 71% mobility: 431%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 98%

Reviews for the Alcatel 1S (2020)

74.6% Alcatel 1S (2020) Review - An Entry-level Smartphone with Strong Core Competencies | Notebookcheck
In the current generation of the Alcatel 1S, TCL offers a successful mix of a good display, a decent memory and a 4,000 mAh battery. Find out what other surprises the entry-level smartphone has in store for you in the review.
40% So schlägt sich das 100-Euro-Handy
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 40%
Alcatel 1S (2020): Test, Neuigkeiten, Display, Akku, Kamera, Preis
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice display; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor cameras; average performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/06/2020
70% Alcatel 1S (2020), análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 70% features: 60% display: 60% mobility: 770% workmanship: 70%
80% Alcatel 1 SE review: dit zijn de plus- en minpunten
Source: Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
40% Test de l'Alcatel 1S (2020): 100 euros pour un smartphone correct, c'est possible?
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 40%
65% Recenzja Alcatela 1s (2020) – pełen kompromisów, ale z NFC
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 65%
Обзор плюсов и минусов Alcatel 1S (2020). Живучий бюджетник с NFC и тройной камерой
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Nice triple cameras; large battery capacity; decent performance; NFC chip; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/08/2020


Imagination PowerVR GE8320: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

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

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P22 MT6762: ARM based octa core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.7 LTE modem (300 Mbps download).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.165 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


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).

61.6%: 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: 2020-03-18)