Alcatel announced the launch of the OneTouch Hero smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Alcatel OneTouch Hero phone with 6 inch display, Mediatek MT6589 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Alcatel OneTouch Hero series was launched with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 6 inch phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). This screen can reproduce accurate and vibrant colors. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The OneTouch Hero also features a 2 MP front-facing camera.
Alcatel OneTouch Hero specifications
|Dimensions||6.24 x 3.17 x 0.33 inch|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of Alcatel OneTouch Hero is about 6.28 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Alcatel smartphone are average (6.24 x 3.17 x 0.33 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Alcatel OneTouch Hero comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The OneTouch Hero has a Mediatek MT6589 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks.
The OneTouch Hero utilizes PowerVR SGX544 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. PowerVR GPUs are a popular choice for mobile device manufacturers, and are known for their power efficiency and strong performance.
|Screen size||6 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
|Multitouch support||yes, up to 5 fingers|
The 6 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 6 inch display should be large enough to provide a comfortable viewing experience for your needs, whether it's reading text, browsing the web, or watching videos. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Alcatel OneTouch Hero is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||8 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The OneTouch Hero has only 8 GB of internal storage. The memory of Alcatel OneTouch Hero (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
The OneTouch Hero offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the OneTouch Hero is equipped with autofocus. 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. The main camera of OneTouch Hero smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|FM radio||yes, with RDS|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Alcatel OneTouch Hero supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. The Alcatel OneTouch Hero can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places such as coffee shops or airports. It operates within specific frequency bands, typically 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, allowing devices to communicate wirelessly within a certain range. The OneTouch Hero smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances.
The OneTouch Hero has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes. The OneTouch Hero isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features.
The OneTouch Hero phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The OneTouch Hero has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The OneTouch Hero smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 3400 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 3400 mAh, non-removable 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 OneTouch Hero isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, light, proximity|
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. This Alcatel phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The OneTouch Hero phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles.
The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Alcatel OneTouch Hero phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.
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 OneTouch Hero, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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