Alcatel joins the growing bandwagon of Android OEMs making affordable Android Go phones.
Introducing Alcatel 1 – specs are very entry level. Starting with the Mediatek MT6739 processor paired 1GB RAM. Screen is only 480 x 960 resolution and a 5 megapixel rear camera. It runs pure Android 8.1 Oreo. Android Go is a Google project in which the OS is optimized for entry level hardware and limited RAM.
Alcatel 1 specs:
- 1.3Ghz quad core Mediatek MY6739 processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB internal memory expandable via microSD up to 32GB
- 5-inch display (480 x 960 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio
- 5 megapixel rear facing camera
- 2 megapixel front facing camera
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
- GPS, A-GPS
- 2,000 mAh battery
- Android 8.1 Oreo (Android Go)
The Alcatel 1 comes with pre-installed special Google apps such as Go Files, Google Go, Google Maps Go, YouTube Go that uses less RAM. The Alcatel 1 will be available first in Russia.