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Alcatel 2012 / Alcatel 2012G / Alcatel 2012D

Alcatel 2012 / Alcatel 2012G / Alcatel 2012D
alaScore 87

136 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 reviews of Alcatel 2012 / Alcatel 2012G / Alcatel 2012D. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and design. The screen and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, screen, design, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel 2012 / Alcatel 2012G / Alcatel 2012D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Alcatel 2012 / Alcatel 2012G / Alcatel 2012D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Alcatel 2012 / Alcatel 2012G / Alcatel 2012D from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the portability and size are on the whole positive, but there are some mixed reviews about the screen.

usability, size, portability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel 20.12 Sesame 2 UK SIM-Free Smartphone with Case - Dark NavyAlcatel 20.12 Sesame 2 UK SIM-Free Smartphone with Case - Dark Navy

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Zygote (argos.co.uk)

Nice and simple mobile, excellent design

 

" I bought this mobile for my wife, having already bought one for myself. The clamshell design is excellent - no more scratched glass! This PAYG phone is small enough to be easy to carry in a pocket, and simple to use. It also has excellent volume for...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Big Pete (argos.co.uk)

Easy to you use

 

" The Virgin Alcatel 20.12 was a replacement for an Alcatel flip 'phone I had for 12/15 years. It is all I expected from Argos and Alcatel. It is easy to use and and not bulky at all. Excellent "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Happy sue (argos.co.uk)

great phone

 

" Bought this phone for my mum all she wanted was something easy to use and it's perfect, the price was great to, she uses it all the time now to keep in touch would recommend it his phone to anyone that just wants a simple phone with no gadgets. "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: ShirleyAnn (argos.co.uk)

Good phone

 

" Nothing fancy husband needs to keep in touch with wife when she is gadding about "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: flossie (argos.co.uk)

Virgin Alcatel 20.12 Mobile Phone - Chocolate.

 

" good value "

May, 2016

Consumer review by: John (argos.co.uk)

Alcatel One Touch 2012G Mobile Phone

 

" Best purchase I have made in a long time, It was easy to use and I got the hang of it in no time. Never had a camera on a phone before but I was taking pictures straight away. Registered it with Virgin and they gave me some free calls & texts. I...

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Bill (argos.co.uk)

Virgin Alcatel 20.12 mobile phone

 

" An excellent mobile phone which is easy to set up and use and good value. I would recommend this product 100% "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Debs (argos.co.uk)

Simples

 

" Very easy to set up and use. If you just want to phone and text, its the ideal phone. Dont have to buy extra covers either!! "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: chris t (argos.co.uk)

Virgin Alcatel 20.12 Mobile Phone - Chocolate.

 

" I purchased for £15 +£10 top up, easy to use does what a phone should do good value even at it's normal price of £20 "

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Ski (argos.co.uk)

Excellent phone

 

" Excellent phone easy to navigate through apps .calls .txts etc even better value for money "

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

FM radio: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Voice codecs:AMR, EFR, FR
Voice Recording: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:750
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:12
Standby time (2G):450
Talk time (2G):6

Call management

Call timer: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Built-in Camera: Yes
Front Camera: No
Main camera resolution (numeric):3
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3
Second Camera: No
Video recording: Yes

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0

Design

Colour of product:Navy
Form factor:Clamshell

Display

Display:TFT / TN-TFT
Display diagonal:7.11
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320
External display: No
Orientation sensor: No
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): No
GPS: No
GPS (satellite): No
Position location:N / No

Management features

Support for contact groups: Yes

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:16
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:8
User memory:5

Messaging

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AMR-NB, MIDI, MP3
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR, EFR, FR, HR

Navigation

GPS (satellite): No

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0
Data network:GSM
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes

Performance

Flight mode: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Calculator, Calendar, Converter
Subscription type:No subscription

Phone features

Conference call: Yes
Form factor:Clamshell / Flip
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter
Phonebook capacity:1000
Speakerphone: Yes
vCard: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:1.1

Power

Battery Capacity:750
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:12
Standby time (2G):450
Talk time (2G):6

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:0.015
Maximum memory card size:8

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour of product:Champagne, Gold / Chocolate / Gold / White
Subscription type:No subscription
Type:Feature phone

Video

Video call: No
Video capturing speed:15
Video Playback: Yes
Video playback speed:15
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.4 / 13.9
Height :10.7 / 107
Weight:96 / 98
Width:5.37 / 53.7