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Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 222 reviews of Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5). 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. Views about the screen and portability are generally positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5) from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the screen and portability. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the size.

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84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel Pixi 3 4.5-Inch SIM-Free Smartphone - BlackAlcatel Pixi 3 4.5-Inch SIM-Free Smartphone - Black

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Robin-Leigh Chetty (

Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (4.5)


With the entry-level smartphone market as competitive as ever in South Africa, the Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (4.5) is slightly under-specced to be a real contender.

Solidly constructed, Well sized, Great price point

Very little onboard storage, Dull display, Slow processor

With so many well-built, solidly specced entry level devices available at the moment, the Pixi 3 feels a little outgunned. On the display, camera and design aspects, Alcatel has been able to do a good job for a device that only costs R900. For me...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: S21 (

Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 (4.5) review


The OneTouch Pixi 3 (4.5) is the best of Alcatel's low-cost Pixi 3 family of budget smartphones. With a slim and lightweight, pocket-sized form, it gives you a good basic smartphone experience, with 4G support, a quad-core processor, and a good-sized...

The One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5) is the best of the Pixi 3 family. With a faster processor, larger screen, 4G connectivity and a slimmer form, it's a match for many other smartphones in the under-£100 price bracket. Asked by Mary from New Zealand on 14th Oct...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Dobz (

This Cheap phone is excellent and handy for all us


" This cheap phone allows a quick set up to get you started straight away, the product comes with some charge (50%) when you first open it. The phone allows you the download other amazing apps such as (words with friends, Skype, snap chat etc. Apps...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Lele (

Great phone


" Fab phone especially for the money .very simple to use .brought to use it with a EE sim just had to buy the £10 top up credit .very light but robust "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Coelho (

My fone is fab


" I like very much my fone is fast and i kan do everything on it no need meny things "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Wez (



" Was a great buy for my 9 year old not too much money and does what he needs "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Omar (

My daughter loves this as here first mobile phone


" My daughter has been after a phone for ages ,I was browsing Argos and came across this particular phone ,she loves it she can play her little games and take selfies off her and friends ,I have one happy girl "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: carlie (

Love this phone


" A really nice phone,the only problem for me was it had no charger with it,so am charging it on my brothers ps4. but other then that I think its well worth the money. Also included was a extra phone case in pink,some might not be so keen but for me I...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Chester (

Son is happy with it.


" Bought this for my son - it's ideal. "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Haze (



" Great little starter smart phone, good battery life. Brought for my 16 yr old son and he loves it, he uses it for music mainly but also for his social life....Which is now so much better than mine! "

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
FM radio: Yes


Battery Capacity:1300 / 1400 / 1780 / 4060
Battery recharge time:3 / 3.5
Battery technology:Lithium
Standby time (2G):270 / 466 / 480
Standby time (3G):220 / 300 / 350
Standby time (4G):200
Talk time (2G):10 / 8.3
Talk time (3G):7.8 / 9.5

Call management

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


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3 / 2
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 3 / 5
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes


Colour of product:Black / White
Curved Design: No
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Form factor:Bar / Slate
Kids tablet: No


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:10.2 / 11.4 / 25.6 / 8.89
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours / 262144 colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 320 x 480 / 480 x 854 / 854 x 480
Display Type:IPS / TFT
LED Backlight: Yes
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Dual-touch / Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


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


Internal Memory:1
Internal RAM:0.5 / 1


Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes
Text-to-speech message reader: Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, AMR-WB, APE, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP2, MP3, OGG, Vorbis / AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP2, MP3, OGG, Vorbis / AAC, AAC+, APE, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP2, MP3, OGG / MP3
FM radio:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, VP8
Video formats supported:AVC, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR / AMR-NB, EFR, FR, HR


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


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, UMTS / UMTS
4G:N / No / Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Keyboard supplied: No
Quick start guide: Yes


Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
GPS: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4 / 4.4 KitKat
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Position location:Y
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out: Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor frequency:1 / 1.3


Operating system installed:Android / Android 5.0
Operating System Version:4.4 / 4.4 KitKat


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:0.5 / 1024 / 512
Internal storage capacity:16 / 4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32 / 64
Storage Media:Flash
User memory:2


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

User memory:2

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.16 / 1.17 / 11.9 / 15.5 / 9.95
Height :112.2 / 12.2 / 13.2 / 9.5
Weight:100 / 110 / 125 / 499
Width:25.6 / 6.44 / 6.51 / 62