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Alcatel OT-209

alaTest has collected and analyzed 183 reviews of Alcatel OT-209. 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 design are generally positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed opinions on the camera and size. Some have doubts about the reception and screen.

usability, price, portability, design, battery

performance, screen, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OT-209 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Alcatel OT-209 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the usability. The price also gets good comments, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the camera and reception.

price, usability

reception, camera

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel OT-209 Silver on Virgin Pay As You Go with £10 airtime creditAlcatel OT-209 Silver on Virgin Pay As You Go with £10 airtime credit

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Carly Page (

Alcatel 209


The Alcatel 209 is dressed in a plastic chassis, complete with rubberized buttons and a dinky 1.32 inch CSTN display. It's fair to say this handset is far from beautiful, but unlike some modern mobiles on the market, it is sure to withstand any nasty...

While the tiny screen may not be to everybody's taste, it offers a simple users interface, coupled with easy navigation from the backlit keypad. Calling and texting features come as a given, and we found bashing out messages on this little handset more...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Aaron (

Alcatel OT-209


i wanted a cheap, easy to use phone with good battery life and thats what this phone is, i dont care about internet, apps, games etc as i use laptop etc for this, so if your looking for a smart phone do not buy this but if you just want a simple phone...

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Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: FAHAD (

Alcatel OT-209


easy to use

too small to hold

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: darina (

Alcatel OT-209


Excellent handset for a child - no camera, light and easy to use

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Talha (

Alcatel OT-209


Easy to use, good backup phone, loud speaker facility handy, torch is handy, comes with headphone & light in weight

Boring phone, no camera, not many colors, no Internet , no wifi, cannot store pictures & lacks many features

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Vivien (

Alcatel OT-209


I think this phone is amazing for the price. It is much better than my previous phone which was far more expensive and has a lot of handy features on it

The only feature I do miss and this phone has not got is an alarm clock

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Vimala (

Alcatel OT-209


At well under a fiver, this phone was good value for a handset with basic functionality

Small screen

May, 2012

Consumer review by: MICHAEL (

Alcatel OT-209


cheap cheerful does what it says on the box

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Peter (

Alcatel OT-209


Just the phone you been look for for the the older preson thats only ; needs a mobile phone


Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Andy (

Alcatel OT-209


Great cheap basic phone with a battery that lasts forever

Not even a VGA camera

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications


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


Audio Formats : No
Audio Playback: No
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver: No
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
IP Protection: No
Java: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: No
User Interface for Text:Telephone Keyboard
Video Client: No


A2DP:Not Applicable
Bluetooth: No
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
WiFi Data Exchange: No

Data Transfer

GPRS:No / Yes


Display Technology:Colour STN Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Operating System Version:CLOSED PROPRIET
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Talk mobile / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: No
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No


Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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