Alcatel Announces Camera-centric OneTouch Flash 2 with 5-inch HD display, 13MP camera, 2GB RAM
French phonemaker Alcatel has announced its newest handset, the OneTouch Flash 2, which comes with a focus on its camera, hence its name. At the moment the pricing of the handset is not known, but Alcatel is known for producing affordable devices, so it could be the case with this new phone, as well.
The smartphone features a 5-inch HD screen, and is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 processor, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop. On the imaging front, the handset comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) allowing users to focus a subject in just 0.3 seconds and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with soft LED flash for an improved quality in your seflies. The handset comes with a special feature called mobigraphy. Albert Wong, General Manager, Alcatel Flash, said the following:
“Mobigraphy is not just an action, but is now a lifestyle. We understand this from the very beginning when we created the Flash series. What we have done for Alcatel Flash 2 is to continue to improve on what we already have and make it better yet at the same time continue to provide accessibility and convenience to the users to shoot their best moments.”
The OneTouch Flash 2 has dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity. As for its build, the device comes with a curved back and contoured sides that are said to fit in your hand perfectly. Here’s how the entire specs rundown looks like:
- 5-inch (720 × 1280 pixels) HD display with 294 ppi, 178-degree viewing angle
- 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali-T720 GPU
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Dual SIM
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL Sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens with blue glass optical filter, PDAF, 80-degree wide angle, 1080P video recording; 5MP front-facing camera with Soft LED flash, OV5648 1/4″ sensor, f/2.2 apertur
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3000mAh battery
The Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 is available in Volcanic Grey and Mica White colors and will roll out in Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore starting from this month. India customers will be able to pre-order the smartphone via Flipkart, although pricing is still unknown.