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Alcatel One Touch Fire / Alcatel One Touch Fire 4012A / Alcatel One Touch Fire 4012X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Alcatel One Touch Fire / Alcatel One Touch Fire 4012A / Alcatel One Touch Fire 4012X. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also appreciated. There are some less positive opinions about the apps and camera.

performance, usability, design, size, reliability

durability, camera, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel One Touch Fire / Alcatel One Touch Fire 4012A / Alcatel One Touch Fire 4012X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : John McCann (

Alcatel One Touch Fire review


Could this be the device to finally kill off the feature phone?

super cheap ; good feature phone replacement

low-res screen ; only in emerging markets

The Alcatel One Touch Fire is a tricky one to call: it's not meant for the markets that we are most used to. It's an excellent starting point for anyone who's looking to enter the world of smartphones and could well succeed in the emerging markets it...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Chris P. (

Alcatel One Touch Fire Review


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Very affordable ; Call quality is above average ; Battery can last two days

Extremely slow ; Buggy and unresponsive apps ; Camera is below average for its class ; Low-resolution screen ; Poor app ecosystem ; Web browsing is frustrating

In conclusion, we've got to say that the Alcatel One Touch left us truly polarized, confused and, frankly, frustrated on a number of things.

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1300 / 1400 / 1700
Battery recharge time:3 / 3.5
Battery technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:20
Standby time (2G):280 / 433 / 450
Standby time (3G):220 / 325 / 400
Talk time (2G):6.7 / 6.8 / 7
Talk time (3G):2.8 / 3 / 4

Call management

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


Auto Focus:N / Yes
Built-in Flash:N / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution (numeric):3.2 / 5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 3.2 / 5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second Camera:No / Yes
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:720p
Zoom capability:Y


Body SAR (EU):0.750
Head SAR (EU):0.597


Colour of product:Anthracite / Orange / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:11.4 / 8.89
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours / 262144 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480 / 960 x 540
Display Type:IPS / TFT
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch / Single-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal RAM:0.5


E-mail:Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, MP3 / AAC, AMR, MP3, WAV / AAC,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,APE,FLAC,G.711,MIDI,MP3,Vorbis,WMA
FM radio:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS):Y / Yes
Video formats supported:3GP, H.264, MP4, MPEG1, VP8 / AVC,DIVX,H.263,H.264,M-JPEG,MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,1900,2100 / 900,2100
4G:N / No
4G standard:Not supported
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:1.2 / 3.0
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / SIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 55

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes


Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:FIREFOX OS
Operating System Version:1.3
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, To-do list
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:2
Processor frequency:1 / 1.2


Operating system installed:Android / FIREFOX OS
Operating System Version:1.3 / FireFox 1.3


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:0.15625 / 4
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:0.5
User memory:2


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.22 / 11.9 / 8.2
Height :11.5 / 112.2 / 12.9
Weight:100 / 103 / 108
Width:6.23 / 6.35 / 62
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