Alcatel A7 is one smartphone that looks to appeal mainly with its big screen and a high capacity battery. The device, which one may regard a larger, slightly more powerful Idol 5 alternative, comes with an octa-core processor and a fingerprint scanner.
Where to Buy Alcatel A7
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Alcatel A7 Key Specs & Features
*.5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
*.Octa-core Mediatek MT6750T CPU with 3GB RAM*.Android 7.0 (Nougat)
*.32GB built-in Storage, up to 128GB memory card
*.16MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
*.4G LTE Data (up to 150Mbps download)
*.Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
*.Dual Front facing Speakers
*.4000 mAh Li-ion Battery
Design and Display
Alcatel A7 sports an elegant design with its metallic black chassis, which appears to be of plastic. It differs to an extent from your average budget offerings. The body boasts an engraved spin touch that boosts its appeal. But 9 mm is on the thick side, you’d say.
The Alcatel A7 features a Full HD LPTS IPS display, as the Idol 5. But the screen size is bigger at 5.5 inches to provide ample space for watching movies with friends. And of course, you can expect great wideviewing angles on this one.
Camera and Storage
You will find a 16MP camera on the rear of the Alcatel A7. This comes with an f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and dual-LED dual tone flash. Share-worthy selfies may be expected fromthe robust 8MP snapper on the front.
Alcatel A7 has internal storage capacity of 32 GB. It also takes a microSD card for expansion by up to128 GB.
Performance and OS
You can expect this to provide slightly more solid performance thantheAlcatel Idol 5, coming with MediaTek MT6750T chipset. The octa-core processor is a bit faster at 1.5 GHz and gets support from 3GB RAM. We can say the Alcatel A7 should not struggle too much with multitasking. It boots Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
Other Specs and Features
A headline feature of the Alcatel A7 is its humongous 4,000mAh Li-Ion battery. You can supposedly expect up to 18 hours of talk time from this juicer. With fast charging support, refill takes about two and half hours.
In terms of connectivity, there is support for fast LTE networks. You also get Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot among the options. There is a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the phone.
Pricing and availability
Alcatel A7 is not officially available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana as at the time of this post. When available, you will be able to buy the Android phone at leading online stores in the countries. Price of the Alcatel A7 starts at €229.99 in the United States. Alcatel A7 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 100,000 Naira to 125,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.
Its price in Ghana starts at around GH₵ 1,234. Alcatel A7 Price in Kenya starts at around 30,500 KSh.