alcatel 3C goes official in Italy with 6" 18:9 screen, €129.99 price tag

Vlad, 17 January 2018

The alcatel 3C got the leaked press render treatment a week ago, and in the meantime it's already been officially announced in Italy. This is the first device to go official from alcatel's newly revamped roster, that was teased at CES. All of the phones should be showcased at MWC next month.

The 3C comes with a 6-inch 1,440x720 display with the oh-so-trendy 18:9 aspect ratio (and a 76% screen-to-body ratio), but that's just about the only exciting thing about it. It's powered by the MediaTek MT8321 chipset, which has a 1.3 GHz quad-core CPU with antiquated Cortex-A7 cores. That's paired with a measly 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage.

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There's an 8 MP autofocus camera on the rear, and a 5 MP fixed focus snapper on the front. A 3,000 mAh battery keeps the lights running, and a fingerprint scanner is located on the back of the device. Its dimensions are 161 x 76 x 7.9 mm, and it weighs 169g. It has dual-SIM functionality, Wi-Fi 802.11n (no 802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and LTE. It's going to be offered in black, blue, and gold. In Italy, it will retail for €129.99 SIM-free and unlocked. Expect pricing in other Eurozone countries to be very similar.

Source (in Italian) | Via


Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 21 Jan 2018
  • tEZ

This phone really good design, I don't care with 1 GB RAM, but this phone at least have good specs with fingerprint, 18:9 ratio and 3.000 mAh, maybe Mediatek chipset already participated with Google make Mediatek than better, and this phone is compar...

  • OSasmatteroffact
  • 19 Jan 2018
  • tEZ

Seriously alcatel? 130€ phone for 7 years old technology? So aging yet so expensive who wants to buy? Can't believe 2018 there's still making a phone using Cortex A7 that shouldn't exist anymore

  • Anonymous
  • 19 Jan 2018
  • thf

And I thought Nokia 2 was the worst low-end device but wow, Alcatel just won the grand prize.

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