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Alcatel OneTouch 10.16 (OT-1016)

Alcatel OneTouch 10.16 (OT-1016)
alaScore 86

89 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of Alcatel OneTouch 10.16 (OT-1016). 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. Opinions about the battery and size are on the whole positive. The portability and price also get good feedback, but opinions about the camera and reliability are different.

usability, price, portability, size, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OneTouch 10.16 (OT-1016) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: S21 (

Alcatel OneTouch 10.16G review


The Alcatel OneTouch 10.16G is a dirt-cheap old-style phone with an alphanumeric keypad. It has no camera, but can call and text, has a radio, and quadband GSM compatibility. Battery life is very weak however.

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Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: mog (

Nice for the price


" Brilliant phone if you simply want to make calls and send texts, nice, simple and cheap as chips. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Patricia (

Bog standard phone


" For the price, you can't go wrong. It doesn't have any internet with this phone. Not much choice Onn ring tones etc. Only one for the alarm and it's awful. But I use this as a standby phone. And does what it says "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Jojo (

Mobile phone


" Bought for me grandad ideal as easy for him to use "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Poppy (

Easy to use basic mobile phone.


" Basic phone suitable for someone who would only use it occasionally. It does require charging often although not in use very often. This might prove difficult for elderly people like myself. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: coseyhead (

too complicated


" Bought this phone while moving house and waiting to get landline connected. Don't usually use a mobile. This one was absurdly difficult to make work. No instructions were provided. However, I've no idea how it compares to to others. I have used other...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Qwerty (

Mobile Phone


" I have a sister who lives abroad, and when she came to this country for a holiday I wanted to buy the cheapest, easiest-to-use mobile phone for her to use when she was here. This phone fits the bill perfectly. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Ahmi (

Very good phone


" It is a very good phone. I like it vary much.Battery life is very good. I am very happy with this phone "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: hot totty (

keeps resetting itself


" Price was ok to fill in for a couple of weeks but would not recommend, first one I took back as it was resetting itself, got another and its now doing the same thing,lose contacts ect. Will be complaining to manufacturer this time. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Salsasmit (

Excellent basic phone


" This phone does all the basics, I bought one for my daughter - cheap and cheerful, whilst her phone was being repaired, and I liked it so much I bought one for my elderly Dad as it is very straightforward. Excellent gadget for the price. "

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-in Camera: No
Built-in Flash:Not Applicable
Video Resolution in Pixel:Not Applicable


GPS Receiver: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
IP Protection: No
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard


Bluetooth: No
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

Data Transfer



Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:Unknown
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET / Proprietary
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Sim Free / TALKTALK / Tesco MB / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable