Alcatel presented an entry phone that will have access to WiFi and that will allow users to have applications such as Facebook and WhatsApp and interact with the Google assistant. Still, the surprising thing is its price.
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Although the world is dominated by smartphones, there are those who prefer to have an entry phone, better known in Colombia as an arrow, and they are also thinking about them.
This Thursday Alcatel presented the news with which it hopes to conquer technology lovers this end of the year and in which its Alcatel 3078 entry phone stands out.
This phone, in addition to maintaining a simple and classic design, is surprising to be the first device of this type that will have the applications of a smartphone such as the assistant of Google, Facebook, and WhatsApp in Colombia. “For us, the arrival of these new devices is a great commitment to the democratization of technology in the Colombian market. With the launch of these teams in the country, we reaffirm our commitment to offering accessibility and quality for all audiences, ”said César Gallego, country manager of Alcatel Colombia. He added that with this phone they seek to help eliminate the technological gap in rural areas of the country.
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According to Gallego, this device will have a WiFi connection and 3G connectivity which will allow users to access applications that traditionally in this type of phone were not allowed.
To do this, the Alcatel 3078 will feature the KaiOS operating system designed so that non-touch phones have smart features. Among its features, it stands out that it has an optimized user interface that supports 3G and 4G / LTE networks as well as WiFi, GPS and NFC, and is also capable of offering a fairly fluid user experience on devices with only 256 MB of RAM.
According to Alcatel, the new phone has a weight of 85 grams, has the function of FM radio, 1.3 Mpx camera and a memory of 512 MB ROM and 256 MB RAM, which can be expanded with a Micro SD up to 32GB.
Colombia was the destination chosen by the brand to make the official launch of this phone and will be available from $ 89,900.
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In the presentation of this Thursday, Alcatel also made it clear that it will continue its commitment to high-end models to conquer the most sophisticated users and who are looking for a smartphone loaded with high technology and at affordable prices.
Thinking about it they presented the Alcatel 3X, which is characterized by its triple camera, design and technological advances. According to Gallego, the smartphone is equipped with a triple camera of 16 MP + 8MP + 5MP with autofocus and two-tone flash. The front camera is 8MP with fixed focus and LCD backlight.
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This will allow users to apply some functions such as compositions with artificial intelligence since it automatically adjusts the camera parameters; a super wide-angle of 102o that helps to widen the capture spectrum, far and wide, to increase the field of vision of the photograph; and animated emojis.
In terms of design, this equipment comes with a 2.5D glass on both sides, a 6.52-inch Super Full View HD + screen and a 20: 9 format that will allow users to have a more faithful reproduction of reality.
This cell phone has an eight-core processor that allows users to interact with several applications at the same time, internal storage consisting of 64GB ROM and 4GB RAM, expandable up to 128GB with microSD, Android 9.0 Pie operating system, and 4,000 mAh long battery life. As for security, it will have a smart fingerprint sensor and face unlock. It will be available from $ 599,900.
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On the other hand, Alcatel introduced the new member of its family of smartwatches, the Move time Family Watch MT40 which is designed for immediate interaction between children and parents. This will be available from $ 309,900.