Alcatel U5 HD with 2GB of RAM and 13MP camera: Specs & Price

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Alcatel has launched a variant of its U5 smartphone in India. The new smartphone is called the Alcatel U5 HD and comes with an improvement in the display section for those that like to watch movies on the go.

Alcatel U5 HD Review

Alcatel U5 HD

Software & Connectivity

The U5 HD runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It comes with a dual SIM slot and has support for 4G networks with VoLTE.

Design & Display

The Alcatel U5 HD comes with a 5-inch display, and as its name suggests, it has an HD (1280 * 720) pixel resolution. As a budget device, the smartphone is made of plastic, weighs 129.5 grammes and is 8.95 millimetres thick.

Memory & Performance

The Alcatel U5 HD is powered by a 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor which runs on the 64-bit architecture, and its graphics are powered by a Mali-T720 GPU.

It comes with 2GB of RAM and has 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.

Camera & Battery

The smartphone sports a 13MP camera at the rear with a LED flash, and has an 8MP camera (also with LED flash) at the front for taking selfies.

A 2200mAh battery that can be removed and is capable of taking the user through 12 hours of average usage is bundled along with the smartphone.

Alcatel U5 HD Full Specifications

Alcatel U5 HD Design

Technology

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
  • 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
  • Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.
  • SIM Type: n/a.
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat).
  • User Interface: n/a

Design & Display

  • Dimensions: 141.8 * 71.4 * 8.95 mm.
  • Weight: 129.5g.
  • Display size: 5 inches.
  • Display Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels (HD).
  • Pixel resolution: ~294 ppi pixel density.
  • Display Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen.
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
  • Build: Plastic with metal trimmings.
  • Protection: n/a
  • Colours: Metallic Black and Metallic Gold.

Hardware

  • Processor Name/Technology: MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor.
  • Processor Speed: 1.25GHz.
  • Number of Processor Cores: Quad-core.
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720.
  • RAM: 2GB.
  • Internal Storage: 16GB internal storage.
  • External Storage: expandable up to 128GB with microSD.
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity.

Camera

Rear

    • Lens: 13MP.
    • LED Flash: Yes.
    • Video recording: Yes.
    • Properties: –

Front

  • Lens: 8MP.
  • LED Flash: Yes.
  • Video recording: Yes.
  • Properties: –

Multimedia

  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
  • Loudspeaker: Yes.
  • Audio Technology: –
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
  • FM Radio: No.

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Bluetooth Profiles: LE.
  • WiFi: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • GPS: Yes.
  • USB: v2.0.
  • USB OTG: Yes.
  • NFC: No.
  • 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 2200mAh.
  • Battery Technology: Li-ion.
  • Removable? Yes.
  • Fast Charging: No.

Miscellaneous

  • Extra Features: –
  • Launch Date: October 4, 2017.
  • Availability: October 5, 2017.

How much is Alcatel U5 HD?

The Alcatel U5 HD comes in Metallic Black and Metallic Gold colours and costs Rs. 5,999 in India. It is already available online on one of the major e-commerce stores in the country, Flipkart.