Announced at MWC 2018, the Alcatel 7 is a low-mid-range smartphone (~$180) that features an excellent battery capacity of 4000 mAh, which identical to high-end phones like the new Galaxy Note 9, or the Huawei P20 Pro.

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As an additional incentive, a $130 price is available to customers who add a second line to their subscription.

The Alcatel covers the basics well with a clean design, a large 6-inch 18:9 display (from TCL, the owner of the Alcatel brand) and of course the huge battery. Other components have been carefully chosen to keep costs under control: 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage (there is a microSD port) and a glossy plastic chassis, which won’t crack anytime soon.

There’s a dual-camera system in the back, with the secondary camera just being a sensor for the Bokeh effect. The primary RGB camera is a 12 Megapixel. In the front, you can find an 8 Megapixel selfie camera that can be used to unlock the phone as well (2D face unlocking is not considered to be secure).

The MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763T) get a score of 3665 in Geekbench 4 multi-thread, which is almost half of what the fastest phones would get but at that price, it makes a lot of sense, and the “performance for the price” is quite decent.

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6"
  • 2160x1080
  • IPS LCD
  • 402 PPI
12 MP
  • f/2.2 Aperture
4000 mAh
  • Non-Removable
  • No Wireless Charg.
2GB RAM
  • MT6763T)
  • MicroSDXC
Price
~$ - Amazon
Weight
175 g
Launched in
2018-08-01
Storage (GB)
  • 32
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