Apart from flagship phones, some of the mid-range phones have launched this year with displays supporting 18:9 aspect ratio. TCL is also expected to debut new Alcatel branded full screen design phones soon. Among the upcoming Alcatel phones is Alcatel 3C that is speculated to debut as the cheapest smartphone with full screen design. The entire specifications of the smartphone have been revealed through a product catalogue.
The Alcatel 3C is going to arrive with a 6-inch IPS display that will be supporting HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. It will be delivering an aspect ratio of 18:9. The large-sized display is surrounded by thin bezels.
The MediaTek MT8321 chipset that includes a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor will be powering the 3C along with 1 GB of RAM. It is equipped with a 3,000mAh battery that will deliver a talk time of up to 15 hours and a standby time of around 300 hours.
It will be coming with a native storage of 16 GB and it also features a dedicated slot for microSD card. The device will be running on Android Nougat OS. The back panel of the phone is equipped with a fingerprint scanner.
The rear-facing camera of the Alcatel 3C is of 8-megapixel whereas the camera that is placed on is front panel is of 5-megapixel. Both the cameras are equipped with LED flash. The connectivity features that will be available on it include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and dual SIM support.
The Alcatel 3C will be sporting a polycarbonate chassis with metallic finish. It will be measuring 161 x 76 x 7.9mm and weighing 168 grams and it will be available in three colors such as Metallic Black, Metallic Blue and Metallic Gold. It is expected to sell in Europe with a price tag of 120 euro (~$143)
Apart from Alcatel 3C, TCL will be launching other Alcatel branded phones such as Alcatel 1x, Alcatel 3, Alcatel 3V, Alcatel 3X, Alcatel 5. Popular tipster Evan Blass has already revealed high-resolution renders of these phones. However, their specifications are still under the wraps.
The new Alcatel phones are expected to get showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 that will take place in Las Vegas in early January. The Alcatel 3C is speculated to be available for buying few weeks after its launch.