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Alcatel Onyx (2019) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek MT6739WW
PowerVR GE8100
2 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1440 px)
13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Alcatel announced the launch of the Onyx smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Alcatel Onyx phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6739WW chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Alcatel Onyx comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Alcatel Onyx specifications

BrandAlcatel
NameOnyx
ModelONYX
Release date2019

Body

The weight of Alcatel Onyx is about 4.59 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Alcatel phone are average (5.76 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches).

Weight4.59 oz
Dimensions5.76 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, blue
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Alcatel Onyx comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCMediatek MT6739WW
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100

Display

The size of Onyx screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Alcatel Onyx with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Alcatel Onyx (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Onyx 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.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 + 2 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Alcatel Onyx 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 Onyx 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
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Onyx isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable

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. The Onyx phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Alcatel phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDragontrail glass
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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 Onyx, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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