Alcatel 1x, World’s First Android Go Smartphone Officially Launched With 99 Euros Pricing

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Recently, Google had confirmed that it will be launching new phones starting from next week. However, Alcatel has just now launched the Alcatel 1X as the world’s first Android Go phone. Packed with modest specs, the handset will be hitting the market with a pricing of 99 euros.

Alcatel 1x Specifications and Pricing

Alcatel 1X features a 5.3-inch display that supports a low resolution of 960 x 480 pixels. However, a good thing about its display is that offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. Since it is a low-end phone, it is driven by MediaTek MT6739 chipset featuring a quad-core processor.

It supports full HD video shooting and is enabled with support for Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS). It has an LED equipped selfie camera of 5-megapixel. The front camera a face recognition functionality called Face Key. The 1x comes with 2,460mAh battery. One of the major highlights of the Alcatel 1x is that it is loaded with Android 8.1 Oreo (Android Go edition). It will be releasing in select markets starting from April.

Depending on its region availability, the Alcatel 1X comes in multiple variants such as 1 GB or 2 GB RAM, 13-megapixel or 8-megapixel rear camera, fingerprint scanner or no fingerprint reader, Google Assistant or no Google Assistant, NFC or no NFC, single-SIM or dual-SIM and blue and black color options.

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The Alcatel 1x with single-SIM and dual-SIM models are respectively priced at 99 euros (~$122) and 109 euros (~$134). More information on the different variants of 1x are expected to surface soon.

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