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Alcatel U50 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Alcatel announced the launch of the U50 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Alcatel U50 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Alcatel U50 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2050 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 854 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 U50 specifications

BrandAlcatel
NameU50
ModelU50
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Alcatel U50 is about 5.5 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Alcatel phone are average (5.57 x 2.83 x 0.39 inches).

Weight5.5 oz
Dimensions5.57 x 2.83 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Alcatel U50 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of U50 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Alcatel U50 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Alcatel U50 (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 U50 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 camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Alcatel U50 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 U50 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-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 U50 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2050 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. 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, 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 U50, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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