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Alcatel Hero 2

Alcatel Hero 2
alaScore 87

56 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Alcatel Hero 2. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the price and battery. The usability and performance are also appreciated.

size, performance, usability, battery, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel Hero 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com.au)

Alcatel's stylus-twirling OneTouch Hero 2 takes on Samsung's Note 4

 

Make some room, Samsung. The Galaxy Note 4 isn't the only stylus-packing supersize phone to drop this September. Alcatel introduced the second iteration of its "phablet" line, the Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2.

Again, Alcatel OneTouch phones typically settle somewhere in the middle of the pack in terms of performance. Prices are also historically competitive, which means that come September, the Hero 2 will present itself as an affordable alternative to the...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Paul.K (phonearena.com)

Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2 Review

 

The Hero 2 follows the steps of its predecessor and brings along a few improvements, to keep it relevant. Alcatel now includes the Sidekick 2 – a Bluetooth-connected, compact companion handset – for free with the phone...

Sturdy body ; Large display, while device is still comfortable to hold ; Good camera ; Split-screen functionality ; Strong Wi-Fi antenna

Choppy UI ; Battery life needs to be better ; The display's colors are a bit dull and appear washed-out ; The camera is a bit too soft

The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2 sounds like a powerful phone and a great budget-friendly, stylus-equipped phablet, which should appeal to those who are in the market for such a device. It costs around ~$430 (€350), and for this sort of money, one would...

Nov, 2014

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3100
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:60
Standby time (2G):500
Standby time (3G):380
Talk time (2G):15.5
Talk time (3G):10
Talk time (4G):4.5

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13.1
Maximum frame rate:30
Multi-shot: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13.1
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Video stabilizer: Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.572
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.625

Design

Colour of product:Grey
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:15.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1080 x 1920
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:2

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3 / AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, Vorbis
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, Xvid
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G standards:HSDPA, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS / UMTS
4G: Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Security algorithms:EAP-SIM
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card hot swapping: Yes
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Closed user group support: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:8
Processor frequency:2

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:2048
Internal RAM type:DDR3
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.9
Height :16.1
Weight:175
Width:8.16