Secondary Camera: 5 MPix LED flash
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Alcatel A50
Source: Techaeris Archive.org version
The Alcatel A50 is a decent starter phone with a solid build quality and adequate performance that won’t break the bank. I wouldn’t recommend it for power users, but it’s a decent phone nonetheless, especially as a first phone for teens with its modular add-ons.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 90% performance: 85% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
Source: Mobile Syrup Archive.org version
That being said, with its inferior screen, lack of NFC, lack of fast-charging — in spite of it featuring a USB-C port — and its slow, sluggish performance, it’s difficult to say that the A50 compares favourably against the now almost two-year old Nexus 5X.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
Source: PC Mag Archive.org version
The Alcatel A50 is more interesting than most $100 phones. If you're sold on the modularity gimmick it might be worth it, but keep in mind that only the LightUp cover is available right now. The Motorola Moto E4 isn't quite as exciting, but it offers compatibility with more carriers and better camera performance, making it a bit more well-rounded, and our Editors' Choice. If you're willing to spend more, the $185 Moto G5 Plus is a great option with a performance boost across the board.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
ARM Mali-T860 MP2: Dual-Core version of the Mali-T860 graphics card from ARM for mostly Android based smartphones and tablets. E.g. in the Mediatek Helio P10 clocked at 700 MHz and produced in 28nm.
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.
unknown: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Alcatel is a French telecommunications company originally founded in 1898. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of cell phones, fixed-line phones, networking and communications solutions, and other telecommunications products. Alcatel is headquartered in Paris, France, and operates worldwide.
The telecommunications equipment manufacturer merged in 2006 to form Alcatel-Lucent. Various business units were sold to other companies, so the Alcatel brand name is used by different companies nowadays. The brand names "Alcatel One Touch" and "Alcatel Idol" are used by the Chinese company TCL for smartphones and tablets.
76%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.