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Alcatel OT-799 Play

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Alcatel OT-799 Play. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the size, and there are some mixed opinions about the screen.

usability, price, design, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OT-799 Play is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Alcatel OT-799


The Alcatel OT-799 is a Blackberry-style messaging phone that can be bought for just £40.

Low price tag, Good range of features, Impressive call quality

No 3G or Wi-Fi, Poor battery life, User interface lacks polish

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Winne (

Alcatel OT-799


Beautiful lady phone, large screen. Supper easy of use. Very good value of money of this package! Highly recommand to someone looking for easy use phone

Key board is slightly small for me. But it is OK if I am wearing my reading glass

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Sharmishta (

Alcatel OT-799


It is absolutey brilliant, very easy to use once you get used to it. I would recommend to everybody looking for a smart phone

Can't fault it

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Eric (

Alcatel OT-799


Very fast with internet

No bad point

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Helen (

Alcatel OT-799


a very nice phone no problems very easy to use good value for money

no bad points

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:MP3
FM radio: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic


Built-in Camera: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):2

Data Transmission

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Infrared data port: No


Display diagonal:5.59
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 240
External display: No
Touchscreen: No

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): No


Keyboard layout:QWERTY


Flash card support: Yes
Internal Memory:20
Maximum memory card size:8


MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes


Data network:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
GSM bands supported:900,1800
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Smartphone: No

Phone features

Flight mode: Yes
Form factor:Bar
Java technology: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Converter
Phonebook capacity:800
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Battery Capacity:850
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:35
Standby time (2G):600
Talk time (2G):15

Technical Details

Colour of product:Chrome

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.82
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