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Alcatel OT-990

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Alcatel OT-990. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the reliability and connectivity. The performance and size also get good views. Many are less positive about the portability.

durability, size, performance, connectivity, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OT-990 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Alcatel OT-990 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel OT-990 Mobile Phone on O2 Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay / PAYG (Including £10 Top Up) - BlackAlcatel OT-990 Mobile Phone on O2 Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay / PAYG (Including £10 Top Up) - Black

May, 2018

Expert review by : Mat Smith (

Alcatel OT-990 Review: In Depth


When it comes to sub-£100 mobiles, there's a lot of similarly-specced competition vying for your attention, and not always much to differentiate between handsets. For a phone with a bargain basement…



Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Mobile Choice UK (

Alcatel OT-990 review -


For less than £100 you get a handset brimming with features and the chance to experience the Android OS

Despite being the superior capacitive variety, the touch-screen is laggy and can lead to a frustrating experience

Dec, 2011

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Alcatel OT-990 Review by


For less than £100 you get a handset brimming with features ...

Sluggish touch display can be frustrating

This is the best phone Alcatel has produced, plus it costs less than £100. However, it does have some issues

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1300
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:10
Standby time (2G):500
Talk time (2G):6

Call management

Conference call: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Video recording: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / White
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:8.89
Display number of colours:262144 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


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


Internal RAM:0.5


E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:COOTEK
Text prediction system type:COOTEK


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, OGG / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WMA
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
GPS antenna: Yes
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA / HSPA, UMTS
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Data network:3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other features


Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.2
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Proximity sensor: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor Cores:1
Processor family:QUALCOMM
Processor frequency:0.8
Processor Model:MSM 7227


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.2
vCard: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / SD
Internal RAM:512
Internal ROM:512
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:0.5
ROM capacity:512


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.22 / 11.6
Height :1.22 / 11.6
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