Alcatel 1X Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone announced at MWC 2018

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Alcatel 1X Android Oreo (Go Edition) announced at Mobile World Congress held at Barcelona. The company has already announced its latest smartphones in the Alcatel 1, 3 and 5 series, this is the Android Go variant of the Alcatel 1X.

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The Alcatel 1X (Android Go) flaunts a 5.3-inch IPS display with FWVGA+ resolution (480 x 960 pixels) with 18:9 aspect ratio. Cameras include an 8 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera.

Speaking about its specifications, it’s powered by an entry-level MediaTek MT6580 SoC which is capable of running Android Oreo (Go Edition) on it. The Oreo Go is designed for low-end hardware, the Alcatel 1X (Android Go) will eventually provide users a better Android experience.

Furthermore, the specs include 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage with microSD card support of up to 128 GB and a quad-core processor that’s clocked at 1.3 GHz combined with a Mali-T400 MP2 GPU. It runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) and backed up by a 2,460 mAh battery.

The Alcatel 1X (Android Go) It holds a price tag of 100 Euros which is equivalent to Rs7,990 in India. It will be available in April 2018 in selected countries.

Alcatel 1X (Android Go) Specifications

  • Display: 5.3-inch IPS display, FWVGA+ resolution (480 x 960 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, at the back (Alcatel 1X)
  • CPU: 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, MediaTek MT6580 SoC
  • GPU: Mali-T400 MP2
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM, LPDDR3 (2 GB on Alcatel 1X)
  • Storage: 16 GB internal, expandable memory up to 128 GB via microSD card
  • Main Camera: 8 MP f/2.0, LED flash (13 MP on Alcatel 1X)
  • Selfie Camera: 5 MP (8 MP on Alcatel 1X)
  • Connectivity: Micro USB, 3.5 mm jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, FM Radio, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Cellular: 4G LTE network, VoLTE-enabled, single SIM or Dual SIM
  • Dimensions: 147.5 mm x 70.6 mm x 9.15 mm
  • Weight: 151 grams
  • Battery: 2,460 mAh

Alcatel 1X (Android Go) Price & Availability

  • Price: 100 Euros (~Rs7,990)
  • Availability: April 2018