Alcatel A50


Alcatel A50
Alcatel A50 (A Series)
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5.2 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel 282 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 128GB, Sensors: Accelerometer (G Sensor), Proximity, Light, E-compass, USB Type C
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, 3G/4G/LTE: UMTS 1/2/4/5, HSPA+ , GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.8 x 146.1 x 71.9 ( = 0.31 x 5.75 x 2.83 in)
2800 mAh, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 13 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 450 h
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Dual Tone Flash, Angle: 74 degrees, 1080P
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix LED flash
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
145.7 g ( = 5.14 oz / 0.32 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
200 Euro



Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 85%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 100%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Alcatel A50

83% Alcatel A50 review: A budget-friendly device with modular add-ons
Source: Techaeris English
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%
75% Alcatel A50 Review: An inoffensive design that speaks to budget sensibilities
Source: Mobile Syrup English
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%
70% Alcatel A50
Source: PC Mag English
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.

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

unknown: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

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.

0.1457 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).

76%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Meizu M3s Mini
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Oppo F1 Plus
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755
Oukitel U25 Pro
Mali-T860 MP2,
Blackview BV6800 Pro
Mali-T860 MP2,
Nokia 5.1
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750S
LG K10 2018
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Doogee S55
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Poptel P9000 Max
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755
Nokia 3.1
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750N
LG Q7 Plus
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750S
LG K11
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Vernee M6
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
TP-Link Neffos C7
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Gigaset GS370
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Alcatel 5
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
LG X Charge
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Gigaset GS370 plus
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Oukitel K8000
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Asus Zenfone Max Plus M1
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Leagoo S8
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Oukitel K5000
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Gigaset GS270
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Blackview S8
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Vernee M5
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Honor 6C Pro
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
Ulefone Mix
Mali-T860 MP2, Mediatek MT6750
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-10- 2)