Alcatel announced the launch of the Tetra smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Alcatel Tetra phone with 5 inch display, Mediatek MT6739 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Alcatel Tetra smartphone comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2050 mAh battery. The 5 inch phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (480 x 854 px). This screen can reproduce accurate and vibrant colors. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The Tetra also features a 2 MP front-facing camera.
Alcatel Tetra specifications
|Dimensions||5.61 x 2.83 x 0.37 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of Alcatel Tetra is about 4.73 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Alcatel smartphone are average (5.61 x 2.83 x 0.37 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 Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.
|OS version||Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
The Alcatel Tetra comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) 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 Tetra has a Mediatek MT6739 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The Tetra utilizes PowerVR GE8100 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||5 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 854 px|
The 5 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 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. 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 Tetra is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 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 Tetra has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory of Alcatel Tetra (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 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||5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
The Tetra 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 Tetra 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 Tetra 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 / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Alcatel Tetra supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. The Alcatel Tetra supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. Wi-Fi is now a ubiquitous technology that is widely used in homes, businesses, public spaces, and other environments around the world.
The Tetra 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. 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 Tetra 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 Tetra phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The Tetra has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Tetra 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-Po 2050 mAh|
The Li-Po 2050 mAh 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 Tetra is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, 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 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.
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