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Alcatel DAWN (2016) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px

Alcatel announced the launch of the DAWN smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Alcatel DAWN phone with 4.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Alcatel DAWN comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1780 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Alcatel DAWN specifications

BrandAlcatel
NameDAWN
ModelDAWN
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Alcatel DAWN is about 4.97 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Alcatel phone are average (5.2 x 2.56 x 0.39 inches).

Weight4.97 oz
Dimensions5.2 x 2.56 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Alcatel DAWN comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of DAWN screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches TFT display of Alcatel DAWN with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Alcatel DAWN (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the DAWN has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px
Flashno

Connectivity

The Alcatel DAWN supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The DAWN phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1780 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of DAWN is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1780 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone.

Sensorsaccelerometer
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Alcatel DAWN, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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