The Alcatel 3 Series smartphones are getting closer to launch date and it has been confirmed by the fact that the Alcatel 3X has acquired WFA certification.
The phone goes by the model number TCL-Y660 and the official specifications of the smartphone are already known based on a recent TENNA listing.Through the years, Alcatel has created a brand image by launching some of the best budget phones that offer mid-range specifications at an affordable price tag.
Alcatel 3X Wi-Fi Certified
The Alcatel 3X and its various iterations are spotted in the WFA listing with the following model numbers: 5058I, 5058J, 5058T and 5058Y.
5058 J, 5058 I, 5058 Y are different versions of the 32 GB variant with 3GB RAM.
5058 T is for the 16GB variant with 2GB RAM.
The Alcatel 3 Series models are about to set a new benchmark by bringing in the 18:9 bezel-less display, a fingerprint sensor mounted in the rear end and the ability to unlock your smartphone using Face ID.
Display and Resolution
In terms of hardware specifications, the Alcatel 3X sports a decent 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The resolution will allow users to use the smartphone for an entire day without stressing the battery.
Despite keeping the price of the phone around $170, Alcatel 3X and the Alcatel 3V models sport a dual camera setup at the rear. The device uses a 13-megapixel primary camera which when combined with a 5-megapixel secondary camera should allow you to take impressive photographs with the bokeh effect. The rear end of the phone also has an LED flash for low light photography.
The manufacturer has used a 120-degree super wide-angle lens with dual tone flash and on paper, it is one of the best cameras that you could get at this price point. The model will sport a 5-megapixel front camera which also includes an LED flash in the front for bright selfies in a well-lit condition.
Alcatel 3X Hardware Specifications
The Alcatel 3X is powered by a 1.28GHz quad-core processor, the MT6739 which is paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage space. Users will also have the option to buy a lower variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage space. The operating system might disappoint some as the 3X will ship with Android Nougat but is expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo as an OTA update.
Pricing and Availability
The Alcatel 3X will be available in a range of colors including Gold, Blue,and Black. You can choose between the Metallic or the Spectrum version of these color choices before making your purchase. The 3X is priced at 179.99 euros which roughly converts as $220 in the United States when it’s globally available.