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Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 344 reviews of Alcatel One Touch Pixi 3 (4.5). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and portability. The performance and price are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reliability. Views are divided on the battery.

usability, price, performance, portability, screen


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 84/100 = 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 People really like the screen and portability. The performance and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the size.

usability, price, performance, portability, screen


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

Apr, 2018

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Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 3 (3.5in) review

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The Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 is a small and cheap mobile phone. We like the fact that it has a micro-SD card slot for increasing the memory, and call quality is reasonable. But does it have the battery life needed to keep going all day? And can you...

Jun, 2016

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

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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

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Not enough storage


Great phone my sons only complaint is that he can't download many games . More my fault than the phone I think.

Nov, 2017

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EE Alcatel Pixi 3 3.5 inch.


Very slow phone, freezes a lot. Had to uninstall WhatsApp b cause the version on the phone did not work properly had too reinstall.

Oct, 2017

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First rate phone for an 80+mum


Great little phone

Sep, 2017

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Great little phone


I lost my phone on the train and needed one fast, my partner was due an upgrade soon to so didn't see the need to spend a fortune on a new one either, so I popped In to argos to find a phone to see me through untill the upgrade was due and came across...

Sep, 2017

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Just the job


This was bought for my daughters 1st phone. She's 8 so did not want anything I couldn't afford to break or get lost. It's ok for the intended use. The battery lasts well and it's compact and my daughter is really pleased with it. It's easy to use and...

Aug, 2017

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faulty within two weeks


had a fault with the screen within two weeks of purchase, possibly a manufacturing fault, service from the argos store was good tho.

Jul, 2017

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works very well


phone is excellent value

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications


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


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


Colour of product:Black / Grey / Pink / 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 million 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:Y / 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:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal Memory:1
Internal RAM:0.5 / 1


Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / 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 / AAC,AAC+,AMR,APE,FLAC,M4A,MIDI,MP2,MP3,OGG,Vorbis / MP3
FM radio:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:JPG / JPS
Radio Data System (RDS):Y / Yes
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, VP8
Video formats supported:AVC, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8 / 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 / Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / 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:HSDPA+,UMTS / HSPA+, UMTS / UMTS
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

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


Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode:Y / 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:Y / Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / 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:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:0.5 / 1024 / 512
Internal storage capacity:16 / 4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32 / 64
RAM capacity:0.5 / 1
Storage Media:Flash
User memory:2


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

User memory:2

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.16 / 1.17 / 11.7 / 11.9 / 15.5 / 155 / 9.95
Height :112.2 / 12.2 / 13.2 / 132.2 / 9.5
Weight:100 / 110 / 125 / 499
Width:25.6 / 255.5 / 6.44 / 6.51 / 62 / 65.1