The Hong Kong-based TCL Communication brand, Alcatel has unveiled its Flash 2 smartphone in the Indian smartphone market. It will be available on sale exclusively on Flipkart in Volcanic Grey colour variants with a price tag of Rs. 9,299, starting from October 27.
The handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop supported by a 1.3GHz 64-bit MediaTek Mt6753 octa-core SoC processor integrated with MaliT720MP4 GPU and 2GB LPDDR3 RAM. As for storage, the Alcatel Flash 2 comes with 16GB inbuilt storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The smartphone id fronted with a 5-inch IPS LCD HD display with a 5-point multi-touch capacitive touchscreen and 720x1280pixels of resolution. And bears 5-megapixel of front-facing camera with f/2.2 of aperture, an LED flash and V Gesture recognition. The front camera is featured with a ‘Beauty Mode’ that is ideal for taking selfies. While, the 13-megapixel rear camera (Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL Sensor) with f/2.0 of aperture is featured with Phase Detection, Autofocus, up to 4X digital zoom, and ability to shoot video in Full-HD video resolution with a ‘realtone’ flash module.
Alcatel Flash 2 is backed up 3000mAh of battery that is claimed to deliver 24 hours of standby time on 2G network, after getting it fully charged. Connectivity options include 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and micro-USB.
“Mobigraphy is not just an action, but is now a lifestyle. We understand this from the very beginning when we created the Flash series”, Albert Wong, General Manager of Alcatel Flash commented on the launch. He further revealed that the company is planning to place a manufacturing unit in India.
This new phone from Alcatel is meant for selfie obsessed people to click the loveable moments in their phones, thanks to the ‘Beauty Mode’ of front cam. In addition, the key specs of the device under the price range of Rs. 10,000 makes it best buy in the category of Android phablet.
Tech Specs for Alcatel Flash 2
|Camera||13MP rear and 5MP front camera|
|Processor||1.3 GHz 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 octa-core SoC|
|Display||5-inch HD IPS LCD HD display|
|OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Storage||16 GB, expandable up to 128 GB|